NYC – To Subway or Not to Subway (with Kids)

Evvveryone said we were crazy to take the kids with us to NYC, but of course, I'm not going to let the fact that we have two young kids stop me from having some killer fun and living my mother-freaking-life. Plus my husband had never been there and he needed a serious awakening because I … Continue reading NYC – To Subway or Not to Subway (with Kids)

Breast Pump Must Haves & the BEST way to Store & Warm Breast Milk

I struggled with how to store and warm my BM for a long time. With my first baby, I stored (and warmed) my milk in 5 oz bottles from Medela (I ordered these in addition to my pump kit) and they work great! But with Sloane, I really wanted a plastic free solution for milk … Continue reading Breast Pump Must Haves & the BEST way to Store & Warm Breast Milk

How to Buy / Own a Car for (almost) Free

You guys, a couple week ago, we sold our truck, a 2012 Chevy Silverado 2500 (diesel), that we bought for our dreamy year of travel (glamping), which never actually happened, (this was when we came up with the name "This Gypsy Family"). We paid $26,800 for the truck last July and put about $2,300 into … Continue reading How to Buy / Own a Car for (almost) Free

Make your own Kombucha

Seriously guys, homemade Kombucha is the freaking best. Every time I make a batch, I bring an 8 oz Mason jar to my closest co-workers and they agree that it's the bomb. (Maybe they're just being nice, but I don't think so...) First, you start with an organic scoby. This is the living culture that … Continue reading Make your own Kombucha

Homemade White Castle Sliders

You guys, every time I make these they are a such a hit. Even my SIL (an A-Grade mom, hella organized, and just straight up slayin' the mommy game if you know what I mean, #goals) gave me the stamp of approval. Okay so I'm just going to get right to it. There's not much … Continue reading Homemade White Castle Sliders