The Wife Life

How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Four

  Okay so here is the last part of this series and I think maybe the most important way I survive as a railroad wife but more importantly how my marriage survives the railroad. Part Four of How to Survive as a Railroad Wife is to plan date nights with your railroader. I know this is… Continue reading How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Four

Free Printable

Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable

I have some very exciting news! Another railroad wife and I are teaming up and collaborating on a Spring Cleaning Post. Yes, it’s almost Spring Cleaning time even though it still feels like winter here. She has written the post and I’m offering a printable to go with that post. Check out Dacia Arnold’s post… Continue reading Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable

The Wife Life

How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Three

  I can’t even begin to count the number of nights I’ve spent alone after I’ve put the kids to bed. At first it wasn’t so bad but after a while it got old. Sitting alone at night with no one to talk to or hang out with can become pretty lonely. Part Three of… Continue reading How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Three

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Train Valentine’s Day Printable

  Oh my goodness, I almost forgot about these Train Valentine’s Day printables I made. With Valentine’s Day right around the corner I decided to help you all out (you’re welcome!) and create a Train Valentine’s Day FREE printable. I love finding a cute Valentine’s Day printable and printing it off at home on card stock… Continue reading Train Valentine’s Day Printable

The Wife Life

How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Two

  *I’m so sorry it has taken FOREVER to get Part Two of this series published. We hit a busy season in our family life and some things unfortunately didn’t get done as I had hoped.* As I continue this series on “How to Survive as a Railroad Wife” here is my next tip/trick that… Continue reading How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part Two

The Home Life

Meal Planning to Stretch the Budget

  I came across a graphic titled “Budget Friendly Grocery Budget for the Month”. I ended up posting it on my Facebook Page asking, “Is this accurate for where you live?” Some said yes and some said, “NO WAY!” While I understand food prices vary from place to place for us meal planning has definitely helped… Continue reading Meal Planning to Stretch the Budget

The Wife Life

How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part One

When people find out that I’m a railroad wife and my railroader is on call 24 hours a day 7 days a week they often ask me how I do it. How do I manage the house and kids when I never know if my railroader will be home or not. It’s not rocket science but I thought… Continue reading How to Survive as a Railroad Wife – Part One

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Christmas Wish List Printable

With Christmas fast approaching there has been some discussion on the Life of a Railroad Wife – Wives Group on Facebook regarding how much money we spend on Christmas gifts for our kids. Our family started this four gift “rule” a few years ago because we were spending WAY too much and buying WAY too… Continue reading Christmas Wish List Printable

Fat Head Pizza Crust

  For the past three (almost four) weeks I’ve completely changed the way I’ve been eating. Okay, I’ve cheated or “treated” myself once a week but other than that I’ve been staying on track. In the first three weeks I’ve lost 8.5 lbs and 5.5 inches. Yah me! When I first decide to change the… Continue reading Fat Head Pizza Crust