From Blogger to WordPress

I have made the switch, it was a long time coming.  I hesitated to pull the trigger on the idea, my blog has always been more an outlet than anything else.  Never did I imagine I would actually want more out of it much less it creating another source of

Old Navy Active Wear Bottoms Review

I am always in search of a comfortable, functional and flattering everyday look. I got the opportunity to try a pair of active bottoms.  My pick was a pair of fold over yoga capri's.  Talk about comfort.  I am in between sizes.  5-6 in jeans depending on the brand.  The

Buffalo Chicken Dip with Franks RedHot

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe I am obsessed with Franks RedHot sauce.  We have been making wings for a quick snack, and by far the Franks RedHot sauce produces the best flavor.  I was searching around for different ways to incorporate this sauce when I found the buffalo chicken dip recipe.  

10 tips for keeping your family safe on the road

The heat is rising, the kids are finally out of school and we are officially in Summer Vacation mode.  We are in full swing with finding ways to keep our kiddos busy and planning those fun summer vacations.  The one most important factor to include in your agenda is keeping

Top Five Favorite Summer Getaways

With a family of five it is very important to us that we make lasting memories for our children.  It is also a little harder to stretch our dollar with three kids, which makes for pretty interesting ideas on our part as parents.  Although I can say my kids come

Blogger posts still missing May 15,2011

I spent the entire weekend stalking my blog posts edit page looking for my posts that disappeared. Blogger buzz updated pretty much stating that things were back to normal. Um... NO blogger they are not!  I still have posts missing as of Sunday 5/15/11 3:02pm CT .   I only have (1)

Welcome to A Thrifty Diva

  Welcome to A Thrifty Diva written by Michelle, a San Antonio blogger. All written content is Copyright © 2009-2011 Michelle Cantu. Any uncredited use will constitute an infringement of copyright. I started this blog as an outlet to write about my passions and love for stretching my dollar.  I dreamt of having

Concussion Awareness Do you know enough to keep your child safe?

   How in the know are you when it comes to your child getting a concussion?  Are you aware of the seriousness of an accident that involves a Traumatic Brain Injury?  Did you know that almost half a million emergency visits for Traumatic Brain Injury that occur each year are among

Happy Wednesday April 27,2011

Happy Wednesday!  The mister and I took our (oldest) baby on a date this past weekend. We went to the caverns and took a one hr tour.  It was nice to not chase after a two yr old and care for a two month old for a few hours.  If

My Classic Family Recipe

My all time favorite activity to do with my family is getting them in the kitchen with me.  It is way more enjoyable to have company when I cook in the kitchen.  The kitchen is a great place for my family to bond.  I spend endless hours in my kitchen