It’s Never Too Early…To Holiday Prep

It is official. Christmas is three months away. This year we are putting together some tips to start now to make the holidays a little easier and less stressful.

Jess’ Tips

  1. Start Planning Early

Celebrating the holidays with kids is the best! It is so exciting to see the holidays through their eyes, however it can be a lot of pressure. I suggest start planning your holiday bucket list now for a couple of reasons. One, the tickets for certain activities go on sale soon and if you don’t plan ahead than you may miss out. Two, you may a lot of things that sound fun and exciting, but may lose track of time once the holiday time is in full swing. It is never too early to start planning!

  1. Budget!!!

This is one thing I began last year after the holidays. I put a certain amount of money aside every pay period so that when I begin to holiday shop there isn’t a large credit card bill to follow. If you haven’t started doing this, it is not too late. Start putting a certain amount away in a separate savings account so you don’t start the new year with a lot of debt.  Read More


The Big 6 – Our Marriage Advice

As everyone says, marriage is hard. We have discussed many times the struggles we have, but also how great it is to have a partner to explore this crazy world. We took some time over the past week to write some things we have learned in our marriages and are calling this post the BIG 6, as Sadie has been married 6 months and Jess has been married 6 years.

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Work Space Healthy Habits

For many us our work space is our home away from home. We go there five days a week for at least 40 hours. Like we said in last week’s post, people sit at their desk for almost six hours a day. Many say sitting is the new smoking for this generation.

With that in mind, we wanted to give our tips on how we try to keep it healthy at work. Read More