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 […]

Rice Krispie Treats Recipe | Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer

rudolph rice krispie treats

Who doesn’t love a great Rice Krispie treats recipe? This one is made with Cocoa Krispies and now only will it be a crowd-pleaser, it is simple enough that you can make it with your children! To make the antlers, you will need to Wilton Harvest 6 Piece Mini Metal Cookie Cutter Set, but you […]

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 […]

Homemade Christmas Ornaments | Light Bulb Ornament

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Before we had children, our Christmas tree was decorated with fine crystal, silver and china ornaments and no homemade Christmas ornaments in sight! Now that my children are old enugh to make me homemade Christmas ornaments, I treasure every ornament that we make together or they bring home from school. One day we will get […]

Is a Disney Cruise Worth the Money?

Is a Disney Cruise Worth the Money?

The happiest place on Earth is also dubbed as the happiest place at sea, but it comes with a hefty price tag. In the 1990’s Disney rolled out a series of cruise ships to the Caribbean. They now offer cruises in Europe as well. Many families have a Disney cruise on their wish list but […]

How to Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent

Make Your Own Homemade Laundry Detergent

In my continuing effort to make more of our cleaning products from scratch, I figured that it was time to try making my own homemade laundry detergent.  I don’t know why I waited so long to try making it…..it was just so easy to make! This laundry detergent, when used correctly for each load, should […]

How To Survive Thanksgiving Dinner With Your Family


Thanksgiving Dinner is not supposed to be the time of year for stressing out and watching your blood pressure go through the roof, but for many people it can be exactly that. The stress levels of families across the country can be sky high at this time of year. Thanksgiving is supposed to be a […]

3 Homemade Stain Removers You Can Make

3 Simple Homemade Stain Removers You Can Make

With kids you will have stains. It is a given. No sooner do you give birth than you find your nice shirts with stains on them. The amount of stain remover I went through when my children were young was insane, and very costly. Had I know about these 3 Simple Homemade Stain Removers back […]

40 Ways To Recycle Household Items | Part 2

recycle household items

Welcome back to 40 Ways to Recycle Household Items!  In the first post in this series, I discussed ways to re-use everything from apple peels to junk mail. If you just get creative, you can find many additional uses for just about anything. In this post, We will look at 10 more items that are […]