Reading People: The Lens of Personality

Have you heard of Anne Bogel’s new book, Reading People? 


This is one of the books that I read this past month and I am here to declare to you that it is a must read!

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5 on Friday

Happy Friday!

Anybody else have no idea what day it is today? With no school/work on Monday, the week has somehow felt extra long. That doesn’t even make any sense, but that’s how I feel. It was also Theo’s first week in the field which means adjusting to a new schedule and Theo working during the week and the weekend.

Phew, I’m exhausted!

And yet September has slowed WAY down. The only things we actually have on the schedule are things that we can go to if we want or stay home if we feel so inclined. This might be the first time in my life I’m glad for fall and winter and a chance to just cuddle up inside with my kiddos instead of running around like maniacs.

Anyways, just for you on this Friday…5 things:

  1. This weekend is a BIG one in the Dayton area! Two of my favorite events are happening this weekend…the Popcorn Festival and the Dayton Mother’s of Twins Clothing Sale!

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My Grocery Shopping Routine

I have a love/hate relationship with grocery shopping.

First off- it gets me out of the house. I get to look at shiny things and buy food for my family and stock up on all that we need.

But then again, I have to get out of the house, usually with my three kids in tow and go to the store. I have to load the groceries into the car and then carry them into the house when we get home.

And I always, always have to think about how much I can spend and how much I am actually spending (and it’s quite a feat to get those two numbers to match up).

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Menu Planning: My Trick to Saving Money

I’ve gotten some questions over the last few months about how I menu plan.

I don’t know if this is a good method or not, but it is what works for me. Every person is different and every family has different needs. I am still learning and growing and I am by no means an expert, but I thought I would at least share what I do to menu plan.

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