Summer Fun With Ice Chalk Recipe

June 23, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
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Summer can get pretty long especially those first few weeks when the kids are just out of school and we haven't settled into a summer routine.  I like to keep them busy with new activities that they can learn from and enjoy. We tried this ice chalk ... Read More...

15 Pool Noodle Activities For Kids

June 18, 2015 Leave a Comment | Disclosure
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My kids are always looking for new ways to be entertained, especially in the summer. Lately I have been collecting  ideas for cub scouts and girls camp. Here are some fun and inexpensive activities that they can do with just pool noodles!  These are ... Read More...

Parenting Tip: How I Use Chores to Keep My Kids Motivated

June 17, 2015 30 Comments | Disclosure
How I use chores to keep my kids motivated and on task. Advice from a mother of 8.

As a mother of 8, I'm continually on the look out for new ways to keep my household running.  I know I'm not alone in this... even if you've only got one child at home, there are still messes to be cleaned up, food to prepare, laundry to wash, hugs ... Read More...

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DIY Natural Detangle Spray

June 10, 2015 2 Comments | Disclosure
How to make your own natural hair detangling spray with essential oils

Water, jojoba oil and Lavender essential oil, that's it! Those are the only three NATURAL ingredients you will find in this homemade DIY detanlge spray. Not only is it simple, quick and easy to make, but it's so much better for you than the store ... Read More...

Top 10 Ways to Re-Use Old Towels and Sheets

Top 10 ways to reuse old towels and sheets

I recently cleaned out my linen closet only to realize that a good chunk of valuable space was being used up by old towels or sheets that no one ever uses anymore.  A lot of them are still in really good shape. Since I am still frugal at heart I hate ... Read More...

Shade Coverage in Your Garden

Shade Coverage for your Garden Plants

Keep the Plants Shaded in your Garden Now that June is here the temperatures are starting to heat up! Several of the cold weather crops I planted have been doing well this spring, and I'm hoping to extend the harvest a bit longer. Vegetables ... Read More...

Garden Tips: Beneficial Plants & Bugs

Pest Control in your Garden

Keep Pests Away Naturally by Using Plants and Bugs! Now that you have your garden started and growing it is a good time to start thinking about pest control for your fruits and veggies. While I enjoy working in the garden, there is nothing worse ... Read More...

DIY Razor Scooter Stand

Easy DIY Wood Scooter Stand

Plus a Razor DeltaWing Review... How to Build a Razor Scooter Stand... I think nearly every kid in our neighborhood has a Razor scooter! They are great and we love them, but I am sick of scooters lying around all over the garage. Since the ... Read More...

The BEST Soap Scum Remover {DIY Picture Tutorial}

May 25, 2015 69 Comments | Disclosure
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Monica saw this on pinterest and asked me to try it out and let y’all know how I liked it. It is similar to the Tub/Shower cleaner but you don’t use as much soap. I had everything on hand so I made up a batch. Here’s what you need: {PIN ... Read More...