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Easy Bok Choy Beef Stir Fry

We really enjoy stir fry meals!  This is another meal that takes minutes to prep and cooks with minimal supervision! I used to make this stovetop and now use my Pressure Cooker to make this same dish.  I've included cooking directions for both.  Once the sauce has thickened to your satisfaction serve…

Toxic Ingredients found in School Supplies

I was listening to the news this week and stopped in my tracks when I heard a report about toxic schools supplies. That being said this concerned mama had to share before we all begin school shopping! In short, the news report said that there were a number of school supplies including 3 ring binders which had…

Simple Spanish Rice

We are a melting pot in our house including part mexican, however, being a busy mom I admittedly don't make spanish rice from scratch. I know my fellow latinos are probably shuddering while reading this, but I am all about easy prep and minimal cook times when possible!  My family loves this recipe so don't j…

My Fave Hot Tool Set

This mama has not touched the hot tools in a while so a date with my flat iron was much needed. I feel H U M A N again! 😆 Seeing my hair after really made me realize how "volumized" (🙊code for poofy) my hair is naturally without it. Guess I should make it a regular thing huh, …

How to Talk to Kids About Sexual Abuse

As a parent sometimes it can be difficult to talk with our children especially when the topics are tough, but preparing them for difficult scenarios and what they should do in those cases are necessary in the world we live in today.  There are many resources available to help start conversations from very you…

Proctect Your Kids with the Safe Word

When I was growing up in the 80s, kidnappings and missing children were becoming more prevalent.  I grew up during a time when there wasn't security at schools and people visiting schools weren't heavily screened like they are today. Kidnappers were luring children to their cars saying they had a puppy to…

Tips for Co-parenting in a Blended Family

In this day and age, it's becoming more common to be in a relationship with someone that has children or you may have children of your own in combination with your significant other which make up a blended family. I receive a lot of questions about co-parenting and since there is no manual that you recei…

5 Tips for Successful Outings with Kids

Visiting crowded places like the zoo, county fair, water, theme, amusement parks, or other local events can be a daunting task with your kiddos, but I have a few quick tips to help make your trip out a more enjoyable one! Tip #1 Take a Before Pic of Your Child This pic is not only a photo of your child …

Going to the Movies on a Budget

Did you know that you can treat your family to the movies on a budget? Yes your read right, I said ON A BUDGET! 😁 One of our fave things to do especially in the summer months is to visit our local theater to check out the hottest movie, BUT we go on Bargain Tuesday! 🙆‍♀️Let me fill you in! If you didn't k…

Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon

We try to integrate fish into our weekly meal plan and my family loves this recipe! This is another meal that takes minutes to prep and cooks without supervision! Enjoy! Print With Image Without Image Baked Lemon Pepper Salmon Author: Jamyka Guerra | Money Conscious Mommy Blog Prep time: 10 Min Cook time: 30 Min…

Mommy Maternity Essentials for FREE

Are you currently prego or know someone that is prego? Whether your a mommy-to-be, an experienced mommy, or have a loved on that has a new one on the way, getting a good deal on some essentials is a must. While I was prego with my little one, I stumbled across Mother's Lounge and found some amazing products t…

Storytime: Realizing My Age

Being indoors all bundled up because of this crazy Cali storm had me feeling like its time to get real for a confession. Why not, right?  Well here it goes! Have you ever had an epiphany? I am 33 years old and will be 34 this year. I have to say I am realizing my age more with every passing year. Funny becaus…

Crock Pot/Pressure Cooker Vegetable Beef Stew

We absolutely love fall and winter in our household! We refer to these cold seasons as the cuddle seasons that we enjoy indulging in warm comfort foods!  In honor of the 1st day of fall, this is the perfect opportunity to whip up an easy, hearty, but delicious soup to warm the soul!  What I love about this …

DIY Party Theme Piñata

Have you ever tried to buy a piñata to match the color scheme and theme for your party? Ever noticed how expensive they are for a pull-string or a good size one? I have the perfect solution for you! I've been doing this every year for my son's birthday and it is super easy! First, take a trip to your loca…

Thai Style Lettuce Wraps

If you have gone to P.F. Changs, you know first hand how amazing their lettuce wraps are! Here is my lettuce wrap inspired recipe! Super easy with few ingredients! Pic of the sauce I use below. I usually find it at Safeway or Lucky's. Enjoy! Print With Image Without Image P.F. Chang's Inspired Lettuce W…

New Mommy Maternity Essentials

Are you currently prego or know someone that is prego? Whether your a mommy-to-be, an experienced mommy, or have a loved on that has a new one on the way, getting a good deal on some essentials is a must.  While I was prego with my little one, I stumbled across Mother's Lounge and found some amazing products tha…

Our Potty Training Story

Every parent out there knows the woes that come with potty training a child! It's a very daunting task! My son is 3 and we've been at it for a while. He wears pull-ups and was doing pretty well at telling us when needed to use the bathroom, but as most children do, he regressed. As of late, he has be snea…