About Melanie

A busy mother of three little ones, Melanie is an expert at shopping online. In fact she might be addicted to it.  She keeps us up to date on the latest daily deals, online deals and FAB coupons. She also keeps the fab catalina lists up to date. Learn More About Melanie

60+ Uses for Vinegar

Put vinegar to use in your household! There are so many amazing uses for vinegar! It is a must-have in my pantry. Use it in the kitchen, the bathroom, in your beauty regimen, in your cleaning routine, and more! Vinegar is inexpensive, easily available, versatile, and useful. I haven't tried all of these many vinegar uses and recipes myself, but I sure want to!FYI: A lot of people (and animals) don't like the smell of vinegar, but the odor usually... …
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How to Clean and Protect Your Granite

Clean and protect your granite the easy way! We are excited to partner with Rock Doctor and show you just how easy it can be to really take care of the granite and natural stone surfaces in your home!I think we all know that granite is an investment. It costs more than other options because it is durable, stain-resistant, sanitary, beautiful, and able to withstand a lot of heat. There are some steps you really must take to protect your... …
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Do Essential Oils Really Save You Money?

Essential oils are becoming more and more popular lately. It is because they are so incredibly effective and useful for physical and mental health, cleanliness, beauty, hair care and more. They can help improve nearly any aspect of your life! How about your wallet though?Do essential oils really save you money? How can you save money when you are spending it on the essential oils? It's true. Quality oils are a little bit of an investment.... …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for 2017 is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money.  Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it...1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what... …
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Valentine’s Day Crafts and Homemade Valentines

Have a Happy Valentine's Day! Now that my kids are getting a little bit older I am starting to realize how important it is to do things as a family to celebrate a holiday. It makes the holiday so much more fun and special. We could all use a little more celebration every now and then! It just requires a bit of effort on our part sometimes. ;)Have fun creating something this year with the kiddos or with loved ones. Here's a nice little round-up... …
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My New Favorite Way to Save Big on Ink!

I'm so excited to tell you about this awesome way to save on ink guys!!Save up to 50% on printer ink! I feel like I'm printing stuff every other day - usually coloring pages for kids or recipes that I want to try. Of course, there are plenty of other little print jobs that happen each month too with my business, church, kids' school work, etc. It is safe to say that we use up printer ink and have to buy it regularly. I used to try to snag some... …
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Make More of Game Day + Easy Onion Dip Recipe

Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own. Make More of Game Day! Make More of Meal Time! It's football season folks! Football can be a fun sport to watch, but in my opinion, it is made much better with friends and food! The biggest game day is practically like a holiday! We get together with our family friends and enjoy each others company, watch some of the game (mostly the commercials though), and eat yummy finger foods.... …
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One Pan Honey Garlic Chicken and Veggies

Try this easy and delicious one-pan dinner! Enjoy chicken and vegetables any night of the week with this simple recipe! Still delicious and pretty enough to serve for special dinner guests too. Another plus is that the ingredients are on the healthy side. It is a great meal for those joining us in our fitness challenge!The easy marinade is just olive oil, honey, minced fresh garlic, soy sauce, salt and pepper. Whisk it all together and... …
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Healthier Caramel Popcorn

Try this delicious popcorn recipe! Only 4 ingredients needed: coconut oil, honey, vanilla, salt! Oh, and you'll want some popped popcorn too. :) If you love sweet popcorn, like I do, you will love this recipe!This is basically a healthier version of one of my favorite sweet popcorn recipes, Killian Corn. So good! Now that I've found this version, I feel like I can enjoy it more often. In fact, I think I'll whip some up tonight!A word... …
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Taco Bowl with Avocado Lime Dressing Recipe

Try this healthy, filling, and delicious dinner idea! This recipe is awesome! My husband even said this meal is probably in his top 5 favorite meals now! Whaa?! That's a big deal. I have made a lot of different recipes over the years. The healthy aspect is not a selling point for him either (or the other people I served it to) - they are all about taste and they all loved it! In fact, they have requested that I make it again when we get together... …
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