Half a year old!!!! Can you believe it? At first, this baby’s life seemed to be going in slow motion with all her hospital visits and blood draws during the PKU scare, but now it’s going by way too fast. Slow down time! My baby is halfway to 1!
Our littlest baby turned 6 months old yesterday, so I’m celebrating by writing her 5 month blog post! Haha! And then next month after her 6 month appointment, I’ll write her 6 month post….hopefully.
I’ve had lots of people ask what my bullet journal spreads look like after I’ve written in them, so I decided to make a post with my completed April spreads so you can see them for yourself!
I’m a few days late getting these posted, but here are my May bullet journal spreads! I’m continuing with my adorable little penguin theme for my monthly page dividers. Later this month we’ll celebrate the twins’ second birthday!
Anyone else get sad every time one of your Bibles is worn out and needs replaced? All my notes and underlines, with dates jotted all throughout the margins. What everyone assumes are coffee stains, but are really the pigment from flowers I pressed from my grandfather’s funeral. 4 leaf clovers hidden here and there from days when I’ve read outside. All special memories and reminders of how God used specific passages to comfort, encourage, and spur me on.
April showers typically bring May flowers, but not this time. This time they’re bringing rainboots, which totally makes more sense… or at least just as much sense.
I just recently finished up my first bullet journal. It didn’t take me long at all, but mostly because I used it for a little bit of everything to get my feet wet. I experimented with designs, fonts, layouts, and which spreads I found most useful to me… habit trackers, monthly spreads, weeklies, and so on. Not to mention the countless pages devoted to Cherish and Liam drawings… my favorite pages!!!
1. The Prices
I’ve been able to consistently stick to a grocery budget of $50/week for our family of two since shopping at Aldi (four technically – but the twins’ breast milk diet hasn’t changed our budget yet!). This isn’t just our food either! I’m talking toilet paper, paper towels, detergents, trash bags, etc. too! I wouldn’t be able to keep our grocery budget this low if my primary source of grocery shopping was done elsewhere. I’ve tried and failed.