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Homemade Starbucks Medicine Ball Tea (80% LESS SUGAR)

Homemade Starbucks Medicine Ball Tea (80% LESS SUGAR)

This is my second time writing this post. Because I had it fully done before, and then my computer up and restarted, erasing the entire thing. Obviously, Satan doesn’t want you knowing this homemade Starbucks…

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25 Money Tips that Millionaires Swear By

25 Money Tips that Millionaires Swear By

Statistically speaking, 30% of folks rely on Google for financial advice, but half of Americans live paycheck-to-paycheck (statistic via Lexington Law). Friends, not sure about you, but I think this is CRAZY. I’m no money…

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6 Essential Money Questions to Ask your Partner

6 Essential Money Questions to Ask your Partner

Happy hump day, friends! One of the last “relationship” themed posts on CUR was about important conversations to have with your significant other before things get, well, serious. Serious in the relationship, and also serious…

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My 15 Best Amazon Purchases of 2019 (Thus Far)

My 15 Best Amazon Purchases of 2019 (Thus Far)

Amazon is my BFF. Maybe that’s apparent by now, especially if you’ve been hanging out here for more than a hot sec. But really…nothing beats Amazon. Between the fact that you’ve got free 2-day shipping…

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My Favorites + Best Things on Netflix Right Now (Updated Monthly!)

My Favorites + Best Things on Netflix Right Now (Updated Monthly!)

You know the feeling…it’s Friday night, and you’re good and ready for some Netflix + chill. …literally, Netflix and chilling. 😉 But ain’t nobody got time to spend endlessly scrolling without knowing if it’s worth…

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30 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (from a First-time Mom!)

30 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (from a First-time Mom!)

Mother’s Day is riiiiiiight around the corner – how the heck did that happen?! This Mother’s Day is especially sentimental to me since it’s my first as a mom myself, which makes me all teary-eyed…

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10 Ways we’ve been Babyproofing our House

10 Ways we’ve been Babyproofing our House

TGIF, friends! There’s still snow on ground in Philly, but I’m convinced sprring is right around the corner – namely because Daylight Savings us happenings this weekend, so springing ahead HAS to mean sunshine +…

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Our Must-Have Baby Things (+ what we didn’t use…)

Our Must-Have Baby Things (+ what we didn’t use…)

This post is so ironic. Namely because it was supposed to be up, oh, a good 9 hours ago? HA. Newborn life, I’ll tell ya. It’s been comical because one of the most requested thing…

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19 Ways to Get More Organized in 2019

19 Ways to Get More Organized in 2019

One of THE most popular requests from you for funky fresh 2019 content was on getting ~organized~. And, I mean…I don’t blame ya. Everyone and her mom is binging Marie Kondo on Netflix right about…

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73 Days in the NICU.

73 Days in the NICU.

Here we go, folks. I haven’t exactly been looking forward to this post. But my hope is that it serves as a bit of a memory bank for us, a peek inside for outsiders, +…

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10 ways to Become a Morning Person

10 ways to Become a Morning Person

When was the last time you woke up at 5 am? Not because you had to lest you be late to work, but because you wanted to, in the name of productivity? Or in the name of…

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What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

What no one tells you before getting pregnant…

Happy MONDAY, friends. How was your weekend? We’ve been through a bit of a ringer lately, but I reaaaaally feel like being able to look at the positive/funny/rosier side o’ things has been the key…

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What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

What next? What now? And…what’s her name?! (Birth Story, Part 2)

AHHHH. Feeling so totally overwhelmed (again) by the responses + outreach + prayers + goodness from so many people in the past week+. ICYMI…we had our baby. Mama had a feeling that girlfriend would make…

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From almost dying to giving birth. (Literally).

From almost dying to giving birth. (Literally).

OK…another unexpected post, but a long time coming after last week. ICYMI, things have been quiet on the CUR front because they’ve been a swirl of sheer ~chaos~ on the family front. First thing’s first:…

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Easy Comfort Food + Playlist for a Cozy Date Night In

Easy Comfort Food + Playlist for a Cozy Date Night In

You guys…do you know what today is?? …*BESIDES* Monday???? It’s NATIONAL PIEROGY DAY! Halle-friggin-lujah. You guys know what pierogies are by now, I’m sure – and if you don’t, I’m genuinely concerned for the life…

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Bumpdate: 28 Weeks

Bumpdate: 28 Weeks

So apparently I’m in my Third Trimester now, which just about blows. my. MIND. Like, what? I just found out I was pregnant yesterday, I swear… Time FLIES, yo. I find myself making these comments…

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Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

Bumpdate: 24 Weeks

I cannot BELIEVE that I’m now 6 months pregnant. Like…what?! Where did time go? I’ve also got a feeling that this will be THE primary feeling for basically the rest of ever. Ha! This week’s…

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Mastering Your Big Girl Budget (Part 2: The Long Term Budget)

Mastering Your Big Girl Budget (Part 2: The Long Term Budget)

The long-term is made up of a series of short-terms. It takes short-term successes, repeated, to create that long-term final “success” that we see in the distance. Last month, we went suuuuuuuper deep into the short-term,…

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From the CURowd: Easy Recipes for your Week (Roundup of Reader Recommendations!)

From the CURowd: Easy Recipes for your Week (Roundup of Reader Recommendations!)

Happy MONDAY, friends! How was your weekend? Didja get your Weekend Reading in? This ended up being one of the more *relaxing* weekends we’d had in a loooong time, praise the sweet Lord Baby Jesus.…

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8 Good Money Habits to Develop ASAP

8 Good Money Habits to Develop ASAP

Haaaaaaappy Monday! A few weeks ago, J + I hit up Citizens Bank Park in Philly (where the Phillies play baseball!) for a fun lil’ afternoon courtesy of Citizens Bank, the park’s namesake. They were throwing…

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