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My oldest daughter is starting preschool soon, so we have kicked it into high gear. We've prepared our household the best we can so that we have a successful new year. The changes that we made were simpler than you'd think.

How To Prepare For A New School Year

We have a very exciting week ahead of us in the Renke household. We are enrolling our daughter, Gracelynn, in preschool! Up until now, our home schedule hasn’t really been super regimented, but we decided that with school in our near future, certain things needed to be addressed. Put The Kids To Bed We got […] Read more…

Before I started using the very simple tricks in Christine’s meal planning program, we were spending $1200-$1500 on groceries and eating out but now, we spend about $500-$600 a month for our family of four.

How We Saved $1000 A Month On Groceries

Hello hello hello! I hope you had an amazing holiday and a fabulous New Year! My husband and I decided (more like were forced to decide 😉 ) that our New Year’s resolutions were going to revolve around our budget. The biggest area that Dave and I had an issue when it came to spending […] Read more…

You don't have to struggle any longer to come up with the right words in you next thank you note. Use my template instead!

How To Write Thank You Notes

Happy New Year everyone! I hope your holidays were as wonderful as mine. Before Christmas, we talked about how to give the perfect gift and I was thinking that the best way to follow up would be how to thank someone for giving you a gift. In this day and age, because everything is done online […] Read more…

With the holidays in full swing, it's easy to get overwhelmed. Learn the secret to giving the most thoughtful, perfect gift to your loved ones.

How To Give The Perfect Gift

The holidays are in full swing and I’ve realized, I’m not prepared! David and I have been building our first home and it has taken up all of our time, energy and most of all, sanity! This leaves me in a little bit of a lurch. You see, I am not one of those people […] Read more…

Anxious about prepping for a baby? I have put together a few of my favorite must haves for your baby registry that you might not have thought about yet.

Baby Registry Must Haves

Hey there, friend! I was scrolling through facebook the other day and saw a post from another friend of mine expressing her intense anxiety over what to put on her baby registry. Obviously, no one wants an expectant mother to have any more anxiety than she is already dealing with, so I have compiled a […] Read more…

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