Author: tambarr1

Strawberry Delight

Strawberry Delight

When it comes to cooking, there are two things that I love: slow cooking and semi-homemade recipes.  So today on While I Was Busy Thinking, I am sharing a semi-homemade recipe that one of my former students shared with me. Like me, she is now an educator, a wife, and a mommy, and we are […]

Posted February 11, 2018
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Currently Loving Universal Thread (Thanks Target)

Currently Loving Universal T..

The links in this post contain affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. However, the opinions are my own, and I LOVE Universal Thread– thanks, Target! Tees are the penultimate anytime essential but especially necessary for Spring! So it’s always a plus when you can […]

Posted February 7, 2018
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If the Price (Shoe) Fits- Commit

If the Price (Shoe) Fits- Co..

The links in this post contain affiliate links, and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link, but ALL opinions are my own!   I love shopping, but with the way my life is set up– meaning my obligation to maintain food and shelter for my babes– I can’t […]

Posted February 3, 2018
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Soup, Glorious Soup!

Soup, Glorious Soup!

Slow-Cooker Beef Vegetable Soup The other day, I cooked one of my childhood favorites, Beef Vegetable Soup.  Ann, my other mother, used to make the best beef vegetable soup when I was growing up.  As soon as she came home from the store with stew beef, cans of Veg-all and tomato paste, I knew what […]

Posted January 18, 2018
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Visions and Boards

Visions and Boards

image via pinterest Happy New Year, Y’all! I do love the beginning of a new year, and I am so excited about 2018 and all that it has to offer.  To get this year off to a great start, I decided to host a Vision Board Party at my house.  I had been wanting to […]

Posted January 5, 2018
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Broken and Barren, but not dead

Broken and Barren, but not d..

      As 2017 comes to a close, I’d like to talk to you a bit about Dreams, what it means to be a dreamer, and why you should never let your dreams die.      You see, I am one of the dreamiest dreamers I have ever met.  I mean even my dreams […]

Posted December 19, 2017
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Meal Planning on Vacation

Meal Planning on Vacation

Last summer around this time, I was pregnant with my baby boy, and I was teaching summer school.  All the while, I was wishing I could be anywhere but where I was doing anything other than what I was doing. It was during that time, I made a promise to myself that next summer was […]

Posted August 1, 2017
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Tam Talks Coupons

Tam Talks Coupons

True Story Last week I bought 53 items for less than $100 from Harris Teeter!  How did I make that happen? By shopping on sale, using coupons, and using rebates. Let me start by saying, there is more than one way to make couponing work for you, I am just sharing my experience with you […]

Posted June 25, 2017
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Re-Vive

Re-Vive

Revive- to restore to life or consciousness. Earlier this month, I wrote down in my planner that one of my goals for the summer would be to revive my blog.  You see, becoming a mom again, this time at 43, has left me with very little time to dedicate to my life let alone my […]

Posted June 12, 2017
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