5 Things I Never Buy at the Store

July 27, 2015 5 Comments | Disclosure
5 Things I Never Buy at the Store FB

I skip the lines, the headache and the hassle of shopping at the store for these 5 everyday items! I am busy.  Besides the blog, there are carpools, sports, taking kids to friends houses, church activities, doctor appointments and feeding ... Read More...

10 Tips to Cleaning Your House Faster

July 20, 2015 1 Comment | Disclosure
Speed clean your house with these easy cleaning tips

Speed clean your house! For the times when you need to clean your home, whether you have guests on their way over or you just can't handle the mess any longer, but you don't have time for a deeper clean. Happens to me quite often! ;) Your house will ... Read More...

16 Amazon Secrets You Should Know

July 14, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
tips and secrets to save money on amazon

Take a look at our favorite Amazon secrets and tips. You might learn something new! We love Amazon because we find lots of great online deals, Amazon Prime offers all sorts of wonderful benefits, and they have great customer service. 1. Get an ... Read More...

Why I Love My Bathroom Scale

July 11, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
How one blogger lost more than 30 pounds and this one little tool helped her do it!

UPDATE July 1, 2015... Since I purchased this scale for myself in December, I've lost 34 pounds.  I absolutely LOVE watching not only my body weight go down, but what's been more motivating and exciting has been to watch my percentage of body ... Read More...

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

July 8, 2015 2 Comments | Disclosure
how to save money at the store with out using coupons

So as we addressed before, many of you don't use coupons anymore... in fact, we don't use coupons like we used to either.  BUT that doesn't mean we don't love to save money!    Aside from watching the sales, there is another easy strategy you can use ... Read More...

How to Make Jeans into Shorts and Keep the Original Hem

June 29, 2015 4 Comments | Disclosure
How to make kids jeans or pants into shorts with the original hem

Make cute jeans into cute shorts! I love this clever way to shorten the length of jeans or pants while still keeping the original hem! Turn a pair of toddler jeans into cute shorts! This works perfectly on a straight leg jean or pant and is an ... Read More...

Girls Camp Craft Idea: Repurposed Chalkboards

June 24, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Repurpose an old dish or platter into a cute chalkboard sign! Perfect for a Girls Camp craft project!

If you're looking for a quick and easy (and affordable) craft idea for youth, this is a great one! All you need is old or outdated dishes, platters or pans... and you can easily turn them into a chalkboard!  I found this platter on Easter ... Read More...

Forty Ways to Use Lavender Essential Oil

June 22, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
Amazing ways to benefit from lavender essential oil! I use it for burns all the time - works way better than cold water.

Pure therapeutic-grade lavender oil is one of those oils that I want to have on hand all the time! If you are new to essential oils, lavender is a great one to start with because it has so many wonderful qualities and uses. Here are some of the ... Read More...

105 Cheap Date Night Ideas

June 19, 2015 3 Comments | Disclosure
20 years of marriage and 8 kids later... here's my top tip for a successful marriage... date nights are a must!  Here's a list of more than 100 ideas.  Time to make date night a priority!

I've been married for 20 years now, and I'll be the first to say that having a successful and loving marriage takes work!   If you don't take the time to nourish it, your marriage relationship can evolve from a relationship of loving adoration into ... Read More...