6 DIY Musical Instruments for Kids

Home|Crafts|Kids
Homemade Musical Instruments Whether it's too hot, too cold, or it's raining outside, sometimes it's just better to spend a day doing inside activities. If you don't want your kids sitting inside all day playing Xbox, you need to come up with something... Read this post
Homemade natural spider repellent

Homemade Natural Spider Repellent That Works

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
Truth time. One of my biggest fears is spiders. I know it's silly. I mean, I'm at least 200 times as big as them, and I have various methods of killing them (drowning, stomping on, blow torch, etc), but I still don't want them anywhere NEAR me! (ps... Read this post

How to Make a DIY Compost Bin from Pallets

Adult|Frugal|Spring
DIY Compost Bin There's a lot of buzz around upcycling and using wooden pallets these days. People are making headboards for their beds, coffee tables, spice racks, vertical herb gardens. It's all pretty cool. So, one day about a month ago, my... Read this post

How to Freeze Zucchini

Family|Summer|Gardening
If you grew even one plant of Zucchini you probably have so much you don't know what to do with it all! I sure do!  One of the best ways to preserve Zucchini is to freeze it.  It is SUPER quick and easy to freeze and has many different uses. ... Read this post
DIY kinetic sand craft for kids

How to make your own Kinetic Sand and save big!

Crafts|Frugal|Kids
Sensory sands, like Kinetic Sand and Moon Sand, are a lot of fun for kids of all ages. They can be very pricey though! See what it's going for right now on Amazon HERE. With just a few ingredients - some you may already have on hand - you can make your... Read this post

3 Tips to Keep Summer Fun for Moms and Kids

Crafts|Inside The House|Kids
With weeks left until school begins, it can get really hard to keep the kids active, excited, and really enjoying the last bit of summer. As a busy mom, these last couple of weeks can be pretty stressful with trying to get the kids ready to go back... Read this post

Easy Do It Yourself (DIY) Homemade Fly Trap

Home|Adult|Spring
The summer and beginning of fall brings a lot of great things like fresh garden food, pool parties, and all those awesome BBQs. It also brings flies. I don't think there is anything in this world more annoying than flies. Here in Idaho we have had... Read this post

EASY Way to Clean Stove Burners & Grill Grates!

Adult|Inside The House|Cleaning
Wipe your grill grates and stove burners clean! No scrubbing! I was talking with a friend recently about how she had tried everything to clean the gunk off of her gas stove burners and NOTHING was working. Then she tried using household ammonia.... Read this post

Alternative Uses for Baby Powder

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
17 Awesome Frugal Ways To Use Baby Powder For Random Household Jobs Baby powder is a common household item that can be found in almost ANY mother's home. Recently, studies have been advising you NOT to use it on your baby like my mother did with me... Read this post
How to make a water blob for hours of summer fun

How to Make a Water Blob for Hours of Summer Fun

Crafts|Frugal|Kids
Make your own Water Blob for $15 or less! Summer around our house is filled with mornings at the park, afternoons at the pool, evenings outside, and fresh grass beneath our toes! Our kids LOVE being outdoors, and they often find things to do with... Read this post