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Love Lynches 5 2 comments
This is the last of my love lynches stories, thank goodness!     As I mentioned in my last post, I was in desperate need of help. I needed advice. How to let a guy know I wanted to kiss him? So, I went to my expert brother in law for advice.   Let me explain something quickly. My brother in law is an amazing strategist. I would ask him advice on just about any subject, and he’d pull out […]

Love Lynches – 3


Love Lynches - my personal "romantic" horror stories. :) 1 comment
In my first Love Lynches story, I shared about my accidental assault on a guy during a high school date.     Here’s another “love”ly story:   I was 19, never been kissed. Innocent (GULLIBLE) as can be. I liked a guy though, and was convinced we would marry. Yeah, gullible.   He invited me to head downtown and look at some Christmas lights. I was convinced it was a date (months later, I asked him straight out, and YES! […]

Love Lynches – 2



Love Coupons for your Valentine! 3 comments
Sometimes the most meaningful and thoughtful gifts are the ones you make yourself. This Valentine’s Day instead of struggling to find an expensive gift for your significant other, try creating a love coupon book! It’s cheap, heartfelt, and easy to personalize.   This was one of the ideas I shared in the 15 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas post.  It’s all good and well to read an idea, but I would like to help you to actually implement this one, […]

Love Coupon Book – Printable Option!


Love Lynches 1 2 comments
In honor of the upcoming holiday, I thought I’d share some of my personal horrific past love stories, or as I call them, love lynches. These are moments that either humiliated me or broke my heart, but I can laugh about them now! (mostly)   You’re getting one story today, and I’ll follow up with a couple more later.   Now, I’m not a funny person. I try to be, but it usually falls flat. So I’m not even gonna try to […]

Love Lynches



Valentine'sDayGifts
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but a lot of us have committed to saving more and spending less this year!  No worries, you can still celebrate this special day with your loved ones with an affordable Valentine’s Day Gift.  If you pair a gift (or two) with a memorable experience, it’ll be a great day filled with love and beautiful moments that will create memories!  Let’s get you started with 15 affordable Valentine’s Day gift ideas.   Affiliate […]

15 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas


Father's Day Gifts you can make
I still am having a hard time believing the end of the year is here!  Time truly flies!  When you look back on your year, what do you see?  What new experiences did you have?  What wonderful accomplishments did you achieve?  What sorrows did you experience?  There are so many things to look back on!  Today I want to share with you my top 10 blog posts of 2015.  There were a few that really stood out; that you really […]

Top 10 Posts in 2015



Letter of Thanks from an Autism Mom
Letter from an Autism Mom: Affiliate links support Better on a Budget – thanks!     Dear Extended Family,   This last week was spent celebrating Christmas.  That means so many different things to people; in our home we celebrated with the traditional presents and treats and Christmas tree.  We made our best efforts to continually remind the kids (and ourselves) that Christmas is about more; it is about the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ.  I think the kids […]

Letter of Thanks from an Autism Mom at Christmas


It’s so hard to pick a favorite Christmas music video from online, because there are so many great ones.  I’m feeling a little stressed just thinking about narrowing my choices down.    The struggle is real.     I love Christmas songs that remind me of the true meaning of the season.  Those generally are my favorite ones.  I do enjoy the light-hearted songs as well, but I have a special place in my heart for spiritual Christmas music.   […]

Christmas Music Video – My Very Favorite!