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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6 Easy Tricks To Getting Younger Kids on a Schedule {and free download!}

Trying to get your kids on a schedule? Here are some tips!Most of you know that I have 8 kids. At the time of writing this post, my oldest is nearly 21 and my youngest is 2! So I've been doing this mommy thing for awhile now. While I don't want you to think that I'm this perfect mommy who has everything figured out and my kids are perfectly organized, I DO have a few things that I've done that have helped us have a little more structure in our... …
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75 Ideas for Spending Time Together Instead of Money

As Friday rolls around it can be so very tempting to make plans to go see a movie with my hubby or take the kids to a bowling alley to spend the evening together. Recently I was challenged to go a month without spending anything extra on entertainment with my family, in my marriage, or with friends. So, I put together a list of 75 Ways to Spend TIME together instead of MONEY in case you are pinching pennies like me.20 Ideas for Family Time ... …
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How to Place an Order January 24, 2010 4 COMMENTS | Disclosure

You can probably tell that we are excited about the upcoming Quaker Sale at Albertsons! Cathy has already ordered 100 coupons. Not all for herself mind you she is going to share with others. Hopefully with me too. 😉Did you do the math on that? 100 coupons= 200 boxes of granola bars. Thats a lot of granola bars!!! So how will we make sure that we get the granola bars we need and still save plenty for all of our friends? PLACE AN ORDER!!!How... …
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Tips for Making Your Jeans Last Longer

Keep your jeans looking like new! When you finally find an awesome pair of jeans, you want to make them last as long as possible! Finding the perfect jeans can be quite an investment of time and often money. Make it more worthwhile and frugal by doing what you can to make your jeans last longer!I had the privilege of meeting Alicia recently and with her help I found a perfect jean for my body type. She is a professional wardrobe stylist... …
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Save Money at Disney

How to Save Money on Your Disney Vacation... Who loves Disney? Who wants a family vacation? Who is ready to make memories to last a lifetime? As you know, Disney isn’t cheap, but it can be one of the happiest places on earth with your family! Here are some tips to help you prepare for your next adventure! And if you're looking for a deal on your Disney Vacation, I highly recommend checking out this company (they offer layaway plans too!). If... …
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How to Quickly Wash & Disinfect Toys with Vinegar!

Use your dishwasher and vinegar to disinfect toys! It's that time of year again! You know the time where the kids are back in school, it's cold and miserable outside, and the number one thing being shared is germs! Once the bug gets into my house, I go into full on cleaning mode. My house smells of bleach, vinegar, and disinfectant wipes. I got really tired of wiping each toy with disinfectant wipes. Then I saw on Facebook at one point that you can... …
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50 Ways to Save $50

50 ways to save 50 dollars
Each of these tips could save you $50 a month! Just think, if you did each of these ways to save $50 a month, you would save hundreds each month and thousands each year! Honestly, some of these things may even save you a lot more than $50 per month.A few years back, we told you about this book by Robert G Allen, “Multiple Streams of Income.” In his book he highlights 50 Ways to Save $50 a Month. We love saving money and want you to be... …
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5 Tips to Help You Shop Smart at Costco

5 tips to help you shop smart at Costco
Shopping at Costco: When & What to Buy Who doesn't love shopping at Costco?  Go ahead... raise your hand.  I don't see any hands.  Why?  Because everyone loves hanging out at Costco!  That is, until you check out and pay.  :)  I believe there have only been two occasions when I've actually gone inside Costco, stuck to my big list of 3 things (it's rare that I only have 3 things on my list by the way), and got out of there with out putting... …
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How to Make Your Mascara Last 3 Times Longer!

Get the most from your mascara! I have to wear mascara... All. The. Time.If I could only have one item of makeup for the rest of my life, it would be mascara. I usually don't use super expensive mascaras though because I use it so much that I don't want to go bankrupt. :)  I really love this Covergirl mascara and this new Maybelline mascara. However, they can dry up quickly. Especially if I am in a hurry and don't get the wand screwed back in... …
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