Home Decor, Housekeeping

Affordable Fall Decor for Your Home -10 Easy Tips!

 This post contains affiliate links, which means you can buy great items at the same price you normally would, but my blog gets a small percentage from the seller. So, if you decide to purchase an item please do so from one of these links. Thanks! I love fall! The colors of the changing leaves,… Read More Affordable Fall Decor for Your Home -10 Easy Tips!

In the Kitchen, Relationships

Make Dinnertime Memories With Your Children

  Make Dinnertime Memories Why?  I have this need as a mother-   It is very important to me to make dinnertime memories with my family. When my kids grow up, I want them to look back fondly with plenty of happy family memories. Dinner can easily become a time of complaining about not liking the… Read More Make Dinnertime Memories With Your Children

In the Kitchen

Cook Meals at Home with 5-Minute Meals!

 So many of us moms struggle with how to quickly get dinner on the table. Between getting the kids to football practice, dance class, bowling league, band, and church, it can be nearly impossible to fix a home-cooked meal. But, you can do it! These are truly 5-minute meals. And, get this… they only have… Read More Cook Meals at Home with 5-Minute Meals!

Finances

Spend Less at the Grocery Store – Follow These Tips!

  I can’t imagine your grocery bill! I have heard that so many times. My five children, ages 10-15, love to eat. They really love to eat! They spent a weekend with their Aunt Sandy once, and she was amazed at how much breakfast they could put away. So, yes, the grocery spending can easily get out… Read More Spend Less at the Grocery Store – Follow These Tips!

Housekeeping

Fantastic Cleaning Hacks

 You use what? You may just be surprised to hear some of these fantastic cleaning hacks for your home. But, these tips save time, money and get the job done! Tip 1: Mayonnaise I used to get so frustrated about dust settling on my artificial ficus tree. My smaller artificial plants were a challenge too,… Read More Fantastic Cleaning Hacks

Entertaining, Finances

How to Celebrate Labor Day on a Dime

 Celebrate Labor Day! Many Americans like to celebrate Labor Day by supporting commercialism at some fabulous sales. But I will show you how to celebrate with friends by spending very little of your hard-earned money! History Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894, according to History.com. Working conditions were absolutely horrible at the time,… Read More How to Celebrate Labor Day on a Dime

Parenting, Relationships

Parents Need Continuing Education – Here is My Plan

 Parents Need Continuing Education Yes, parents need continuing education. But, parents are not required to have it. Actually, we never have to learn appropriate parenting techniques in the first place. (Don’t even get me started on this). Let me show you my plan for continuing education! According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, engineers are required… Read More Parents Need Continuing Education – Here is My Plan

Parenting

Kids and TV News – How to Help Your Kids Relate

 Kids and TV News Between stories of shootings, people driving into crowds to intentionally hurt others, floods, and rising tensions in North Korea, the news can be downright scary. Here are ways parents can help their children process and understand the news. I don’t know about you, but there are times I just want to… Read More Kids and TV News – How to Help Your Kids Relate

Parenting, Relationships

Don’t Steal My Happy! How to Keep Your Good Mood All Day Long

 Don’t Steal My Happy! I will sometimes tell my kids “Don’t steal my happy” because I want to stay happy for the day. Most mornings I start off in a great mood, but depending on the mood of my kids that can quickly change. Here are some ways you can keep your good mood all… Read More Don’t Steal My Happy! How to Keep Your Good Mood All Day Long

Parenting

Good Morning Routines Help Start the Day Off Right

 Routines I don’t know about you, but I don’t have time in my life for confusion. I am not organized because I am Type A. Rather, I am organized because I don’t have time for anything else. Here is what I have learned about good morning routines.   Starting the Day on Schedule Some days… Read More Good Morning Routines Help Start the Day Off Right