Side Hustle: July


Even though we hit our goal of a $1000 last month. I don’t want to lose momentum. I am hoping to continue earning around $100 a month. In a few months once it cools down Robin and I plan on having a yard sale to get rid of a bunch of junk. Hopefully we will make some money from that as well. Fingers Crossed.

Here is the breakdown for July:$6.56




That is a grand total of $89.71 which doesn’t quite hit my $100 goal but its pretty close. I should be able to make up the difference in August because I am participating in a consignment sale in a few weeks. Hopefully I will be able to sell lots of Monkeybutt’s and Squeaky’s clothes that don’t fit anymore.

As of the end of July I have made a grand total of $ 1171.59 and I am trying to come up with new ideas to make money.

How did you do on your side hustle? Any suggestions on more side hustle gigs?

Life at the Beach

I’ve been wanting to get pictures on the beach since we had Monkeybutt but we always had an excuse when it came time. Well this year when we headed to Destin for our family vacation I decided we were going to get pictures done… Finally

After a lot of research and I mean hours of research (there are a ton of photographers in the area) I found Amanda at Jubilee Photography and I am ecstatic I did. Amanda was absolutely wonderful with Monkeybutt. She was also super patient with him.

I absolutely love all of our pictures but here are my favorites!




If you are ever in Destin and need a photographer contact Amanda! You wont be disappointed.

Our Tiny Princess

I’ve had these for a while however I couldn’t find them for the longest time then my wonderful hubby took my car in to be serviced and they found it! It must have been wedged under one of the seats because I looked everywhere! Oh well!

Donny from Creation Studios came out to the house when Squeaky was a few days old and took some newborn photos. Our little princess was absolutely wonderful and adorable. All of the pictures turned out stunning!

So without further ado here is our Princess:

Our 5th Wedding Anniversary




Today marks our 5th Anniversary. I’m amazed how fast time seems to pass us by. It seems like only yesterday I was welcoming people from out of town to our wedding day is one of the happiest days of your life. While that is true it’s the days, weeks, months and years that follow the wedding matter the most.


While it might be cliche’ Robin is my best friend, my heart, my strength, my world, my past and my future. He has been my pillar of strength when I didn’t think I could continue. He believes in me and encourages me. We balance each other and we make a great team. The past five years have been a wonderful adventure. They haven’t been all easy but I wouldn’t change them for the world. 

I am so grateful that I get to spend the rest of forever loving him and our babies and watching him being the best husband and daddy I could ever wish for.


I’d like to say a massive congratulations to my amazing, wonderful handsome, amazing husband, you make my life so much better, you complete me. You make me feel like the most amazing woman in the world. With you beside me I believe that we can get through anything. 

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Happy Anniversary to the love of my life.


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On the Road Again

Robin and I had to make a last minute trip to Adairsville Georgia. Why you might ask.. Well that is where the Shaw Flooring distribution center is. We have been working on this project for a customer which had to be completed by July 7th. In order to get the carpet on time Robin and I had to drive and pick it up. It was the first night we spent away from our baby girl.

The best part of the trip was a breeder we have been talking to lives in Sugar Valley which is about 15 minutes away from Adairsville so we were able to go and see the puppy and meet with the breeder. We can’t wait for our little guy to come home!