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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All About my First Trimester (+ Second Trimester so far…)

All About my First Trimester (+ Second Trimester so far…)

Hi friends – happy Tuesday! This week – scratch that: this summer – has been a blur already. There was no new post up yesterday since I was still with my best girls (ICYMI, they all…

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Mastering your Big Girl Budget (Part 1: The Short Term Budget)

Mastering your Big Girl Budget (Part 1: The Short Term Budget)

Happy HUMP, friends! First off, a huuuuuuuuuge big fat THANK YOU is in order to all of you were *so* insanely kind/sweet/supportive/wonderful after our big announcement to kickoff the week! You guys are just the…

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How to Dreamline your Life

How to Dreamline your Life

Hello from DA BEACH! How was your 4th of July??? For the first time in a long time, I feel like I’ve been on true ~vacation mode~. I’ve been pretty MIA on Instastories, haven’t posted…

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5 Easy Pierogy Recipes in 30-minutes or Less

5 Easy Pierogy Recipes in 30-minutes or Less

Happy HUMP! You hungry yet??? Even tho I’ve only juuuust about finished my first cuppa joe, I’ve already got lunch on my mind…and dinner after that. Something we’ve talked about a lot together are *easy*…

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12 Tools to Triple your Productivity

12 Tools to Triple your Productivity

TGIF, friends! I’ve been in *major* productivity mode lately. Granted, “productive” is my normal speed, so I start feeling antsy + shaky like a girl off of her coffee if I’m NOT being productive in…

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My Summer Bucket List

My Summer Bucket List

Happy HUMP, friends! We leave bright n’ early today (like, T-minus an hour) for a lil’ trip to Maryland, then I’m back for a bachelorette weekend for my bestie, then off to the Jersey Shore with…

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My Go-To Snack/Drink Pairing for Extra Energy in Summer

My Go-To Snack/Drink Pairing for Extra Energy in Summer

Hey girl hey – happy Tuesday! How is your week so far??? I sometimes think Tuesdays can be worse than Mondays – yannno the feeling? Mondays have a bad rap, sure. But Tuesdays? People EXPECT…

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Read this if you don’t want to get hacked. (11 Must-Know Digital Safety Tips)

Read this if you don’t want to get hacked. (11 Must-Know Digital Safety Tips)

Raise your hand if you’d like to get hacked online? Anyone want their identity stolen? How about money – would you like someone to empty your bank account one sunshine-y Tuesday afternoon? Um, no. No…

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The Best Amazon Purchases of 2018 Thus Far

The Best Amazon Purchases of 2018 Thus Far

Hey girl hey! (And dude? Do we have any dudes in the house? Ha!) Happy hump. Are you a nosy person? I don’t mean to be nosy by asking, but I, for one, am a…

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Summer Party Planning with Fresh Grocer

Summer Party Planning with Fresh Grocer

Remember how GLORIOUS it felt around Memorial Day weekend as a kid in school, knowing that summer vacation was thiiiiiiiiis close??? Oh my sweet Lord baby Jesus, I remember it too well. Fast forward to…

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How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

How I Avoid Burnout (Signs, Causes, + How to Battle Burnout before it’s Begun)

Ahhhhhh, burnout. What a Monday topic amiright??? Battling burnout was a specific request from y’all on my reader survey back in the day (BTW, I loveloveLOVE when you guys request topics you wanna see –…

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My Favorite “Healthy” Junk Food

My Favorite “Healthy” Junk Food

TGIF, friends! How was your week??? I feel like this week flew by a little bit – and I’m sure next week will be a blur for me because we’re traveling for it all, so…

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