SHHHH….. Baby Sleeping

SHHHH….. Baby Sleeping

We weren’t going to do it.


Sorry for the horrible quality, taken around midnight with a cell phone in a tent that had a small lamp in it… Because she was WIDE AWAKE

Even at the most awake of nights. We were not going to have Baby Wagon in bed with us. I just knew I would roll over on her. I knew Cris would roll over on her. It was a decision that we made together before she came, and darn it, we were going to stick to it.

This is generally what I get to wake up to when she’s in our bed. At least she’s happy when she wakes up!

You can laugh now.

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Saving Dough for the Fun Stuff

Saving Dough for the Fun Stuff

Giving birth and raising a child is intimidating enough, WITHOUT worrying about the financial ramifications. We were concerned about money, but that’s really not any different from how we were before, and we knew that we would make it work. Our little bundle was worth every bit of the struggle. I am a die hard bargain hunter, and pretty darn good at stretching a buck, so I knew I could help save in places that Cris wasn’t familiar with, without much trouble. Besides, if we could save a little on things like toys, clothes, and diapers, we could have some extra for memory making trips.

Here are some of the ways we have come up with thus far.

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