Hi there! I'm Malissa, a mom to 7 children, I love to find new ways to save money, I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and I write about my crazy life

and sell my handmade products on Etsy!

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March 12, 2020

I grew up next to an empty lot which was turned into a garden and shared between 3 different houses. My parents were granted use of the front half. It was the biggest portion among the 3. 

My dad was the planter and the one that took the most care of it and my mom was the harvester and preserver of the food.

I spent many evenings shucking corn and snapping beans. To say I learned a thing or 2 would be an understatement. 

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February 9, 2020

I want to share a little story with you. 

When I was pregnant with my oldest son back in 2010 my best friend threw me a gender reveal baby shower. I had the ultrasound tech write the gender on a little card and seal it and then I mailed it off to her. 

She was allowed to tell the guests but they had to wrap the presents in a way that wouldn't reveal the secret.

She made a cake and the color of the inside revealed I was going to have a boy....

February 3, 2020

My twin girls' 12th birthday was fast approaching and I knew their room needed an update. 

I decided to do a total room revamp while they were at their dad's for the weekend. 

I had "helped" them clean their room the week prior so I wouldn't have so much cleaning to do while they were gone. I convinced them to toss a few things too. 😉

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September 25, 2019

Were you blessed with a little miracle this year? Is your baby about to experience their first Halloween!? Then you've found the perfect list of all things baby's first Halloween! 

It's been a couple years since I've had an infant. In fact, my youngest is about to turn 3! He is my last little miracle and it still makes me sad at how fast the days are going by. 

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