Saturday, October 13, 2018

AHG PenPal: September 2018

Ashlyn and her PenPal, Caroline, are still going strong this year writing back and forth to each other.  We were behind for September, but Ashlyn finished her letter at the end of the month in order to get it in the mail.  Her letter focused on her grandparents coming to visit on Grandparent's Day at school on Friday, September 14, 2018.



Final Draft - September 2018


Rough Draft - September 2018

Here is Caroline's letter to Ashlyn for September 2018.



Ashlyn - Perfect Attendance for the 1st Grading Period

Ashlyn received a perfect attendance certificate for the 1st grading period this past Thursday, October 11th.


Friday, September 07, 2018

A Few of My Favorite Things

Ashlyn's second grade teacher assigned this heart as homework last week and I just thought it was so cute!!  Therefore, I had to share it with everyone.

People I LOVE:
  • Jesus
  • My Friends
Places I LOVE:
  • Church
  • Home
  • School
Things I LOVE:
  • Our cat Ellie
  • Games
Activities I LOVE:
  • Going to AHG
  • Reading Books
  • Riding my Bike
  • Riding my Scooter



Tuesday, August 28, 2018

AHG PenPal: August 2018

August went by quickly with back to school starting and the end of summer coming to a close.  This past weekend, Ashlyn wrote to her PenPal, Caroline, about school starting back up.  She drew her a picture of the playground at school too which includes four squares and the swing set.  Ashlyn has really enjoyed writing to her PenPal and watching the mail for letters.






Saturday, August 25, 2018

Weight Watchers: Practice Gratitude


I went this morning to Weight Watchers to weigh in. Today's topic focused on practicing gratitude.  We discussed focusing on the good and not the bad.  Growing up, my mom always reminded us to find the good.  Through weight loss or maintenance, it is easy to get distracted and focus on went wrong.

We also discussed ensuring we are changing our habits.  I shared how I joined Camp Gladiator back in July which has helped to increase my energy levels and lower my stress levels.   I may still be over my goal, but I lost 3.6 lbs since my last weigh in!

What are you grateful for today?

Saturday, August 11, 2018

CVS Shopping: 8/11/2018

Slowly getting back on track on our coupon shopping and today's CVS trip was phenomenal.  Used last week's ECBs which brought down my total dramatically along with a $8 off of $50 that was on my card resulting in my total out of pocket being $15.75.  Excited when I am able to get back on track and purchase things we need at lower prices.  It helps our budget dramatically!  Ashlyn has started to learn if it's not on the list, and not on sale, I'm not buying it.  :)

This is a great deal. Stock up! $3 ECB wyb (1) Clear Care 12 oz or Opti Free Pure Moist 10 oz contact solution, $9.99, limit 1


$3 ECB wyb Allegra, Xyzal, Nasacort, , limit 1

-$6 CVS Coupon
-$4 off Allegra children’s product, SS 07/29

2 ECB wyb (1) Colgate Toothpaste or Toothbrush, multipacks, , limit 2

2 ECB wyb (1) Colgate Toothpaste or Toothbrush, multipacks, , limit 2

-$1.00 off Colgate Coupon
-$1.00 off Colgate Coupon

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Total Spent: $15.75
Received back $10 ECB; $10 off of $50
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