Free SIMPLE Grocery Budget Printable! | Dave Ramsey

I have been a photographer for eight years, we’ve shot over 130 weddings and we are almost fully booked for weddings this year and almost for sessions this summer, too. This is our biggest “thing”, what I think we will be most asked about – but it’s not, LOL! It’s not! It’s more likely I’ll…

Simple Teryaki Turkey Burgers | Mermaid Meals

Well, another simple recipe from your simple girl down here on the salty Outer Banks. One of the best things we do every week is take 1-2 hours meal prepping things we can reheat for the next 5-6 days to avoid spending money out to eat or on carryout and it’s saved us THOUSANDS of…

Meal Prep Magic | Mermaid Meals

If you came here for perfect, organic, fancy or extremely healthy…turn back around friend. Turn back around. This is simple, imperfect but GOLD for us right now. We are grocery shopping at Walmart and Food Lion until we can pay off both cars and life right now is all about doing our best, saving as…

Bags of Cheerios | New Mom Series

They’re everywhere. They’re in the car, sometimes in our bed, I found one in my sports bra this morning. Our life is definitely covered in Cheerios and that’s okay. We love them, the kids love them…and they’re a big part of what’s reduced the SPENDING in our home. We definitely love to talk about the…

Easy Lemon + Garlic Crockpot Chicken | Mermaid Meals

Welcome to a post by a wedding and portrait photographer, shop owner and mom of three that has NO idea how to cook. AT ALL. And it’s never been a natural skill of mine and I’m finding out that there is a¬†slight possibility I may not be terrible at it after making it one of…