How many times can one person move in ten years?

Turns out for my life, the magic number is ten moves in ten years. I moved for school and jobs and had a few detours when we lived with my mom for a few months waiting on a house to be built. What does one learn by moving an average of once a year overContinue reading “How many times can one person move in ten years?”

Academy pullovers & hoodies under $50

As we go into the holidays, the deals are going to start rolling in! I will post what I see for gift guides as the deals are available and make sure to link it for easy shopping as they will go fast! Academy has some “hot deals” going on right now with hoodies for theContinue reading “Academy pullovers & hoodies under $50”

Car Cleaning Basics for Every Mom

It will happen eventually. It doesn’t matter if you don’t let the kid eat in the car or give them goldfish by throwing them over your shoulder. Your car is going to get messy. How do we minimize the damage? I let my four year old eat in the car, but limit what he eats.Continue reading “Car Cleaning Basics for Every Mom”

Amazon finds for the week of 7.12.2020

All things home and kids this month! Eli is back in daycare and needed lunch boxes: Bento boxes (linked here) and the actual lunch box (linked here). I went through some of the Bento boxes that I have had in the past and decided to try a new one that was at a better priceContinue reading “Amazon finds for the week of 7.12.2020”

I want to be present

This article starts with a sigh. If you follow our craziness on Instagram (@hackingtheworkingmom), things can often look ideal or at least really good. And to be honest, most days it is, all things considered! But as a working mom and in the middle of the crazy world that we currently live in, saying thisContinue reading “I want to be present”

Healthy Eating – Taco Salad with Mexican Crema

This was going to be a taco salad… Until the store didn’t have romaine lettuce in any form. I am already the world’s worst at trying to remember the recipe and doing at least two things wrong. Tonight I forgot to add the tomatoes and green onions, but did throw a little queso fresco onContinue reading “Healthy Eating – Taco Salad with Mexican Crema”

Quick and easy chocolate pumpkin muffins

When I was in high school, a mentor I look up to heavily had a group over weekly to learn and discuss topics. To this day, I can’t eat a chocolate pumpkin muffin without thinking of those times! These are so easy and quick to make, even my toddler can make them. Throw in aContinue reading “Quick and easy chocolate pumpkin muffins”

Playroom organization in progress

One of the main reasons that I moved, other than the fact that we are 5 minutes from a set of grandparents, is that this house has a playroom! The coveted playroom. Where all of E’s things can be all over the place and I won’t have to look at it often. Downside: I wantContinue reading “Playroom organization in progress”

Lunch boxes for daycare

My son restarts daycare this month. With that, I am thrilled that he will be back with other kids. The daycare that I have picked and am excited about doesn’t provide lunches, and the daycare that we were in before this did…. This means I am on the hook again for my kids meals andContinue reading “Lunch boxes for daycare”