Catherine Faulkenburg

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Catherine is a native South Carolinian who has made Columbia her home. She lives in Irmo with her husband and four children. She is currently a stay at home mom. In a previous life, she taught middle school science, worked for The State Newspaper and performed various tasks at various retail establishments. Catherine is obsessed with subscription boxes, thrifting, and fitness and blogs about all of that and more at Crazyboxlady.com.

2 Ways to Utilize Your Halloween Pumpkin for Baking

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So jack'o'lanterns are nice and all, but what do you do when Halloween is over and you have a pumpkin just sitting on your front porch? Well, assuming you used Natalie's idea and you...

Taste the Difference with Premium Olive Oils and Vinegars :: Flavorful Combinations from The...

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A year ago I was going to eat with my family at The Flight Deck in Lexington and a store in the shopping center caught my eye that I'd never noticed before. I walked...

6 “Secret” Baby Essentials

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Welcome to motherhood! Before giving birth, you may have an idea of the gear you need to make your life easier, but soon enough, you'll discover that some of the items you just had...

Holiday Crafts for Kids :: Make Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments

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Want a simple inexpensive craft project for your older kids to do while you and dad are trying to wrestle the lights on the tree? Your house will smell like the holidays when you...

Why I Won’t Be Shopping Black Friday

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When I graduated from college, I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. I had a shiny new liberal arts degree and no marketable skills. After kind of working in my field for...

In the Kitchen With Kids :: How to Make Cinnamon Raisin Bread

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My boys are of the age where they are interested in helping me in the kitchen. They are also of the age where they will snack me out of house and home if I'm...

Get Cash for Kids’ Clothes :: Try Moxie Jean!

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It's so hard to pay full price for children's clothes, and I rarely do it. In fact, as soon as I was able to, I walked into Once Upon a Child on Harbison Boulevard...

10 Indulgences for Mom for $10 or Less

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Dear Moms, I hope that you are treating yourselves right. Sometimes it's difficult to remember that you are a separate entity from your family (well, it is for me anyway) and that it's absolutely ok...

Why You Shouldn’t Tell a Mom “You’ve Got Your Hands Full”

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Towards the end of the summer, a friend and I took our kids to the zoo. My boys are 5, almost 4, and 2, and her daughter is 2. We had a great time....

Simple and Delicious Ways to Cook Winter Squash

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I'm not sure how I have lived on this earth without tasting the awesomeness that is winter squash, but it wasn't until last winter, when I was introduced to acorn squash through my produce...

5 Kid Movies That Don’t Suck

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My husband and I initially bonded over our love of movies. And we are both excited to share some of our all time favorites with our children. However, our kids are young, and so...

Tips for Saving Money :: Ditch Cable

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I have no idea what comes on television anymore. Well, I do, kind of, but more in a general sense than in regards of the actual time it comes on. See, my family ditched...

Tips for Saving Money :: Road Tripping

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I have three small children, and getting them packed to go anywhere is a huge feat, much less to go out of state (therefore we don't travel very often). However, we took our first...

Tips for Saving Money :: Make Your Own Vanilla Extract

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Holiday baking season will soon be upon us, and I will be ready! My boys are getting old enough that they enjoy helping in the kitchen, and I look forward to making memories as...