Rug Doctor Review

I may not have a ton of carpet in my house. However, what I have for carpet isn't pretty. With Madison's first communion right around the corner, I rented a Rug Doctor. The above picture is my basement stairs. Gross, I know. Those stains ended up there when we did Will's first birthday. Will will be 5 in June. I've tried everything under the sun to remove ...continue reading

Feeling Good About Shopping – #NSNation – Week 11 Update

When you are heavier, shopping is a nightmare.  The majority of my wardrobe was black clothes.  Why?  Because they don't make clothes if you are larger that are stylish and most of them have huge floral patterns that wouldn't look good on anyone!  Now, I still hate shopping, but it is soooo nice to walk into a store and actually find things on a rack.As ...continue reading

Wordless Wednesday: Earrings

Madison has been begging for earrings since she was in kindergarden.  I told her she had to wait until she made her First Communion.  Well, guess what -- this year she makes her first communion.  I let her get them a little early (her communion isn't until May) in case we have an issues with them (which we haven't so far).Before:After:She ...continue reading

The Dance Shop Inc. – Madison’s Birthday Party!

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I am so excited. The kids and I booked Madison's birthday party last night (yes, I know her birthday isn't until January. However, I'm anal. I look to book things early. I mean I've already talked to the caterer for Madison's first communion which isn't until May. Yes, I know I am crazy).I have been trying to decide what to do for Madison's birthday. ...continue reading