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100 Meal Ideas

100 Meal Ideas

“Mom, what’s for dinner?” Sound familiar? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We’ve linked some of our favorite tried-and-true recipes, too! Simple Meal Ideas (to get you started!) Alfredo Bagel Pizzas Baked Potatoes Barbacoa BBQ Chicken Beef Stew Beef Stroganoff Beef Tacos Black Bean Burgers BLTs Breakfast for Dinner Burrito Bowls Burritos Caesar Salad Calzones […]

Meal Planning For Two

Meal Planning For Two

My husband loves to cook, but the meal-planning has always rested on my shoulders. Grocery shopping, budgeting, and come up with another new idea of what to serve… it was a little overwhelming! Especially since I was happy eating cereal for every meal when I was single! But meal planning has also saved me a […]

Let Them Eat Cake: Tips & Tricks

Let Them Eat Cake: Tips & Tricks

**This post contains affiliate links, which means we may get a small commission based on your purchases at no extra cost to you! Thanks for supporting This Blue Dress! To go along with this month’s theme of all things Food (insert very large cheesy grin because food is the BEST!), I thought I’d give a […]

Credit Cards and Understanding Your FICO Credit Score

Credit Cards and Understanding Your FICO Credit Score

In high school, we were required to take a personal finance class. Credit cards are a HUGE topic in finance and the only thing my teacher told me was “do not get a credit card”. No questions asked. I was taught to be afraid of credit cards because they are culprit behind debt. Then last […]

Grocery Pickup And How It’s Helped My Budget

Grocery Pickup And How It’s Helped My Budget

Two summers ago my best friend introduced me to the wonderful creation that is grocery pickup. It entails ordering groceries straight from your phone and then picking them up at a later time. You don’t have to get out of your car, they do the loading for you. You literally pull up, wait a few […]

7 Ways in 7 Days

7 Ways in 7 Days

Raise your hand if you are NOT busy! ……….anyone? Ok, so we have established that everyone is busy. Students have papers to write and books to study, workers have deadlines and meetings, and parents have meals to cook and kids to entertain. We are busy busy people in 2019! With so much to do and […]

21 Fitness Essentials for Every Lifestyle

21 Fitness Essentials for Every Lifestyle

            If you are new to fitness (or you’re like me and you’re “new” to fitness several times a year), you may need to restock on some of the fitness essentials. I have compiled a list of my favorite workout necessities to get you back on track with your fitness goals.  Athletic Accessories *This post […]

How To Pass Your Math Class

How To Pass Your Math Class

*We’re excited to have Madison’s husband, Alex, guest post for us!  Math class have you feeling like this? Everyone has that math class that completely destroys your mind, grade, and life for however long you take it; Or maybe that’s just math in general for you. Either way, it seems like you’re trapped with no […]