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A Little Life Update: March 2017


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 What's exciting this week?
*The swim awards banquet--Sophia got Rookie of the Year for her age group Monday. Woohoo!
*Grandparent's week at school

*Book fair
*Finally got my replacement phone yesterday--so glad I got the phone insurance. 


What's for dinner?
M: Dinner at sports banquet
T: Cheeseburgers, coleslaw
W: Steak Fajitas
Th: Pot Roast
F: Tacos

Bell's Palsy Update
I had a really bad weekend. Saturday was particularly awful. My head hurt so bad I was dizzy and puking. I called the doctor and they sent over a prescription and scheduled another appointment for this week. 
So I went to the doctor yesterday and found out some good news. Nothing abnormal on my MRI. They were checking for tumors. So that's really good.  I should know in the next few days how the other test turn out. 

What's on my mind? Easter!
I can't be the only person "window shopping" online. I actually got a lot of basket stuff already, but check out these goodies: 

Prefilled eggs without the candy → http://amzn.to/2moN1Mj
 Really Cute Easter burlap banner (super cheap) →http://amzn.to/2nGc9hS 
My First Easter Boardbook (another bargain) → http://amzn.to/2n9js01
Resurrection Eggs--these are such a great way to tell the story of the crucifixion and resurrection. We love them! → http://amzn.to/2nGf7D7 


Just a quick little update! 
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$10 @ Target: March 2017

Hey guys!
It's that time of month where I get to link up something I bought at Target for under 10 dollars. 
This month was so easy. I walked right into the Dollar Spot and picked up three small artificial plants. I needed something small to decorate a shelf. I ended up getting home and they were too small, but I still really like them. 

Each was $3.00. So I actually stayed under budget.  It's nice to have a little bit of green in the house.  

Recognize that rug in the background? Yep, those are sold at Target also. I have that rug design in all of my bathrooms. ☺



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Happy Friday 2017 #11


 We all know what today is...

In 2016 someone was angry on St. Patrick's Day ↓

This about sums it up↓



This week I posted about 
saving money & time with homemade pizza toppings. 

Anyone going to see this? 
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I'm not sure we will make it this weekend, but I am kind of looking forward to it. 


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Saving Time and Money on Pizza

Do you know what the man and kids in my house love? No, of course you don't, but I bet you can give a good guess. Pizza. ❤
Judging from how much we order it you would think I love it too. We have ordered from a local pizza place so much this month it's gotten embarrassing to face the delivery person. I haven't felt great, not been doing big grocery shopping trips and it's the only food businesses that deliver. Besides avoiding eye contact with the delivery man, it is also does some damage to the wallet.💰
I decided to change that this weekend. Making homemade pizza isn't hard, but it's definitely not quick or convenient if you want a lot of toppings. That all changes when you make those toppings in advance.
With a little bit of prep you can have your toppings sitting in the freezer for those busy nights.
Let me start by saying I don't mention cheese, crust and sauce below. For me, those are the easy parts. I make homemade cheese pizza without much time or thought. I don't have any amazing homemade recipes for sauce or crust. I'm not particularly loyal to any brand either.  I just grab jars, bags or boxes of whatever I feel like using. Typically these products store well in the pantry or freezer. Toppings, on the hand, kill me.


If you have any questions or tips on how you save time/money on your pizza nights, let me know in the comments. 
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