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This year will be our first year away from my family for New Years Eve!  Generally we all get together and the kids play, while the adults visit.  We all enjoy some food and play a few games!  And, then at 10pm we celebrate the New Year early, by watching the ball drop and letting…

I love the start of a New Year, just like I use to love the start of a new semester in school. There is something about a fresh start that is so invigorating. At the same time its disappointing to see how fast we can loose that motivation. Here is a very funny illustration of…

Feeling at all recovered after Christmas?!?  I was out running an errand with my mother tonight and she asked if my hubby and I needed  her to babysit on New Years Eve and I realized I hadn’t even thought about it what we are going to do.  We are not really late nighters, so I…

Hi guys, it’s your crazy trainer Amie here with Dumbbellhousewife.com Can you believe it is almost 2014? I am freaking out and trying to figure out where the heck this last year went. If your like me than you are trying to remember all the memorable things that happened so that you can make a…

I haven’t had a chance to actually print these and get them ready to display, but I’m super excited about them! I am loving the Chalkboard look (along with most everybody else) and know these are gonna add a fun touch to my house in January!  Enjoy!     Want to keep up with us…

This will be the third year our family is doing a Family Theme for the year. John and I spend a couple of weeks thinking about and discussing a virtue or characteristic that our family needs to work on. Two years ago it was Gratitude, and last year it was Peaceful. After we pick our…

First, the girls at Eighteen 25 offered this adorable New Years Subway Art!  I am going to switch my frame out as soon as Christmas is over!  So fun..! And, I think I’ll keep it up until it’s time for V-Day Decor! When it comes to New Years Eve, we don’t do much.  Our kids…