Why You Need To Stop Wearing Pajama Pants In Public

Stop Wearing Pajama Pants In Public

There are not many things that can beat sitting around the kitchen or on your sofa with a cup of java in your pajama pants. The soft, plush material caresses your skin gently while you lounge in the privacy of your own home. But for some, that pleasure extends all the way to the local […]

9 Uses For Egg Cartons

9 Uses For Egg Cartons

Finding a way to give things that we would normally throw away a new purpose is always a great way to help the environment. We talked about 40 ways that you can recycle household items before and briefly talked about egg cartons, but here are 9 more ways to use empty egg cartons: Paint Them! […]

15 Unique Uses For Baking Soda


15 Unique Uses for Baking Soda Baking Soda is an amazing little thing to have in your household. Not only can you bake with it and clean with it, the possibilities with it are almost endless! And one of the best parts is that little box of Baking Soda costs less than $1. Inexpensive and […]

An Easy Way to Save $1378 in 1 Year With FREE Printables| 52 Weeks To a Better You

52 Week Money Challenge

Welcome back to 52 Weeks to a Better You! Last week, we talked about something that seems so basic, yet so many people don’t do – getting enough sleep. This week we are going to take a baby step towards improving your finances – and we are going to start doing that by establishing a […]

Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix Copycat Recipe

Hidden Valley Ranch Mix Copycat Recipe

As you know, I have become a big fan of making copycat versions of my favorite recipes and I decided that it was finally time to make some homemade Hidden Valley Ranch Dressing Mix! It is just so stinkin’ easy to make and pretty inexpensive as well. Best of all, you know exactly what is […]

How a Pyrex Yellow Bowl Made Me Incredibly Happy

Why a Yellow Pyrex Bowl Makes Me So Happy

This Christmas, my husband gave me something that I have wanted (and ok – coveted) for about 7 years. A Pyrex set of 4 nesting bowls from the 1960′s. I received many great gifts this year from my family and friends, but nothing compared to the set of 50-year old used mixing bowls that he […]

52 Weeks To A Better You! Week 1 – Go to Bed Early!

52 Weeks to a Better You

Welcome to the very first installment of “52 Weeks to a Better You!” In this series, we will explore ways that you can simplify your life, find more time in your day, get your house in order and be more healthy and happy! Of course, this series is kicking off on January 1st and the […]

Merry Christmas From Mindi!


I am checking out to spend Christmas Eve and Day with my family! It’s been a crazy year this year and I want you to know how much I appreciate each and every one of you. This past year has seen an enormous change at Moms Need To Know. This site transitioned from just another […]

15 Amazing Uses For Vinegar


The Many Uses of Vinegar Vinegar is one of the most practical and useful items that you can purchase. It’s only about $3 per gallon at the supermarket and each gallon has hundreds of different possibilities. Below you can find 15 awesome uses for vinegar that you may not have thought about before. Make your […]

Easy Gift Idea | Manicure Gift In A Jar with Printable Label!

Manicure In A Jar Easy Gift Idea

If you are struggling for a last-minute teacher gift, how about this Manicure in a Jar idea?  This would also make a great gift for a little girl or even a party favor for a girl’s birthday party. I made sure to make the printable labels for this Manicure in a Jar in several different […]

How To Survive Holidays With Your Family When They Are Driving You Crazy


We talked about why you should visit family for holidays and how to keep the kids entertained while travelling, but what happens when you actually get there? Visiting family for the holidays is always a bit tough. Generally speaking you are thrilled to see everyone and celebrate the festive season, but you also are immediately […]

7 Easy Cleaning Hacks To Try!

7 Easy Cleaning Hacks To Try

We’ve all had that unexpected spill that results in a stain we just don’t know what to do with, or maybe your kids wrote on a wall and you have no clue where to begin with cleaning. Here are 7 Easy Cleaning Hacks that will come in handy for those rare incidents that happen out […]