Smart Budgeting Tricks for Back-to-School Shopping #SchoolHappens

Eek! All over the country the kids are going back to school already! What happened to summer? It seems that every year the summer months go faster.  With the end of the summer also comes the annual back-to-school battle – the one where the kids’ back-to-school style doesn’t generally agree with the family’s budget or […]

Travel Style: Thirty-One Gifts Fold-Over Weekender

Have bag, will travel! This is my basic motto. Of course, there are other things involved, like money, time, weather, etc., but we don’t need to get into the details today. Let’s talk about this really cute Thirty-One Gifts Fold-Over Weekender bag that makes me want to pack and head out on a road trip […]

Demonstrating my Rural Mom style (and sensibility!) with Otterbox

I work hard and I play hard, and if something is going to keep up with me it has to be tough! My phone is no exception. I recently posted about the latest love of my life, the Samsung Galaxy S7, and the only thing that could possibly make that phone better is a case […]

Splashing in the mud and the muck in style with The Muckster II

April Showers bring May Mud. I know that’s now how it goes, but it sure seems that way sometimes! From my garden’s standpoint, rain is awesome! That doesn’t really mean I like to slosh around in it all that much though. Good shoes are important for Spring weather and the slippery muck it leaves behind. […]