How To Green Your Laundry Routine

How to Green Your Laundry Routine and Save Money

Laundry is one of the biggest ways we impact our environment. There are chemicals leached into our water supplies that are potentially damaging, running the machines themselves are often huge drains on our energy resources and the amount that we do each week really can make this all add up. If you are trying to […]

Build A Tornado Emergency Kit

Build a Tornado Emergency Kit

Spring is here which means playing outside, getting the garden ready and unfortunately, tornadoes. While no one ever wants to think about a natural disaster striking their community, much less their home, it’s important to be be prepared with a plan of action and an emergency kit. Here is a list of items that you should make […]

6 Ways To Teach Kids About Money


6 Ways to Teach Kids about Money Pretty much every parent ends up having to teach their children about money eventually, but few embrace the idea. Why would they? Kids understand money only to the point that it benefits them and it goes through their tiny little hands like a sieve. Come to think of […]

10 Uses For Vaseline

10 Uses For Vaseline Petroleum Jelly

Vaseline (petroleum jelly) has been around for almost 150 years and is a staple in many households. Like baking soda and vinegar, Vaseline (or the store-brand petroleum jelly) is very inexpensive and can be used in so many ways! Smooth Hair – Use Vaseline the same way you would use a hair product to smooth […]

6 Basic Manners You Should Teach Your Children

6 Basic Manners That You Should Be Teaching Your Children

You see it everywhere you go: Children with bad manners. If you’re a parent, it’s up to you to teach your children how to behave and show good manners toward others. Whether it’s being polite or knowing how to act in public, manners is an important lesson that all children need to learn. Here are […]

6 Things That Make You Look Dumb On Facebook

6 Things That Are Making You Look Dumb On Facebook

It’s no surprise that people post an assortment of things on Facebook that can make them look really dumb. Are you one of them?  I practically live on Facebook and it never fails to amaze me how many people I thought were relatively smart can really lose all common sense when they are on Facebook. […]

How To Make Homemade Body Butter

How To Make Homemade Body Butter with Essential Oils

We have been making many of our own cleaning products in our house lately and I decided that it was time to  move on to making our own personal care items as well! This homemade body butter was remarkably easy to make and can be customized using any scent or combination of scents that you […]

Teaching Kids How To Deal With Bullying

Teaching Kids How To Deal With Bullying

Teaching kids how to deal with bullying involves much more than telling them to go to an adult. Children who never learn to deal with bullies on their own can fail to develop a healthy sense of independence or self-worth. Bullying can actually grow in intensity if the parent or guardian has no idea how […]

How To Save On Makeup and Cosmetics


How to Save Money on Makeup Purchases Everyone knows that keeping up with the latest trends in makeup can take a lot of time and money. There are beauty products everywhere that seem to shout out our name. They are in magazines, on the television, in print media, the drugstore, and even online. It is […]

The 7 Gifts You Should Never Buy a Man For Valentines Day

7 Gifts You Should NOT Buy a Man For Valentines Day

Dudes are pretty easy to please for the most part and Valentine’s Day reflect that. Not many women go around stressing about the gifts they will have to get their boyfriends and whether or not they will like them. Women have that power over men…they can always bat those eyelashes, flash those pearly whites and […]