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 […]

The 10 Gifts You Should Never Buy a Woman For Valentine’s Day

10 Gifts That You Should NOT Buy a Woman For Valentines Day

While this site is geared towards moms, I do have a very loyal male readership and gentlemen, this article is for you! I am going to save you a ton of grief and maybe even save your current romantic relationship. Buying your partner a Valentine’s Day gift is something that you are probably not naturally […]

How To Keep Squirrels Out Of Your Bird Feeders

how to keep squirrels out of bird feeder

This is a particularly challenging time of year for birds and their sometimes delicate feeders, as they compete with squirrels for every last seed. If you have a bird feeder set up, it can be quite disheartening to look out the window and see the squirrels just shoveling all of the bird seed out on […]

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 […]