Friday, August 28, 2009

Shopping with coupons

I have been shopping with coupons for a few months now, and every week I save a little more. Today was my best day so far. Today I saved $46.42 at Kroger. So I guess you are wondering what I paid, well I paid a grand total of $49.95. I almost saved 50% off my grocery bill by just using coupons. I have found a few new sites that you can add coupons to your Kroger card, then you can use your coupons on top of those coupons. Yesterday I took a few minutes to look at the sales paper and look at my coupons and see what I needed, or what I could stock up on. I was able to get a box of cereal , 2 cans of crescent rolls, 2 cans of biscuits, and 2 cans of cinnamon rolls for free. It may take a few extra minutes each week out of schedule to make my shopping list and sort thru my coupons, but it is oh so worth it at that checkout counter.

Keep checking back and I will give you a few sites that you can use to add coupons to your shopping cards, or sites that will help you with saving a little money.

Oh, and please pray that this fever bug leaves our house soon. Trenton came down with it Sunday, and was out of school Monday-Wednesday. Austin came down with it Thursday night and was out of school today. Please pray that Addyson does not catch this, the dr. said it would not be a good thing if she catches it even though they know the boys have a virus. So far the boys have been really good about staying away from her. I just pray that we can get this bug out of our house and not into any of yours.

Monday, August 24, 2009

A Door Opening...

Danny and I awoke at 3:30 to our back door opening. Danny jumped up out of bed and I don't think either one of us knew what to do. I mean, we are thinking someone is breaking into our house. I was scared to death because our bedroom is right next to the door and Addyson is still in our room. Danny ran to the door and Trenton was coming in...talking about a rock. Little to say we were thankful that we didn't have a burglar but I didn't know how Trenton managed to open the door without us knowing. Danny put Trenton back to bed and told him not to go back outside. Poor little guy has been running a fever and is not feeling well.

Hopefully we have no more scares like this for a very long time. And I am taking Trenton to the doctor this afternoon to see what is causing his fever. Hopefully baby girl and his brother don't catch it.

Friday, August 21, 2009

Busy Busy Busy

Well as the title goes, life in the Benson family has been busy. Danny signed up to coach Trenton's soccer team so I am helping out, and Austin is playing soccer as well. Danny has 6 little boys on his team between the ages of 4 & 5. They are very energetic little boys that keeps us on our toes. But I think that they will do very well when the season starts. And as long as they all have fun, that really is all that matters. And hey, if we win a few games that will make it even better.

Between working two days a week, soccer practice 4 days a week, homework with the boys, and Addyson I don't have much free time. Hopefully sometime between all of this I can get the house cleaned, do the laundry, and go grocery shopping.

Oh, and add to the list upload my pics from my camera and catch everyone up on Trenton and Austin's first day of school. I have to say, they both love their teachers and so far school is going smoothly. And Addy is loving having a few hours with her mommy and grandmother by herself.

Well I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend. And hopefully this mama will find a little time to get everyone caught up on the kiddos.

Monday, August 10, 2009

11 Weeks

Well little bit is 11 weeks old now and she is getting so big. We went to the doctor last Thursday and she weighed 12lbs, with all of her clothes on. She is getting to be mommy's little "Chunky Monkey". She has been really fussy since last Wednesday and has been pulling at her left ear. On Thursday he said she looked great, but Today he said her ear wasn't bad but it isn't good. So he gave us a prescription for an antibiotic and hopefully she will feel better soon. There is nothing worse that a crying baby that you can't calm down.

Besides for being sick, Addyson is such a good baby. She loves to lay on her pallet and kick. She loves looking around and loves being outdoors. She is a very active baby!!! She is also a mommy's girl, and I love it. Poor Danny, he is really wanting her to be a Daddy's girl and with time she may. But for now, I am loving every minute of it.

I have more posts to come later this week. Trenton's first day of school, our first soccer practice (did I mention Danny is coaching and I am assisting), and Austin's first day of second grade. I hope everyone has a wonderful week.

Saturday, August 8, 2009

Giveaway From Monogram Chick

Ladies you need to check out this site and enter to win a monogrammed bookbag and lunchbag. And if you let her know you heard it from me, I have a chance to win a pencil pouch. Good Luck!!!