9 DIY Valentine’s Day Card Ideas

Valentine’s Day is coming up fast, and we all know what that means. It is time to organize Valentine’s Day cards for your child’s classmates. Each year I try to come up with something unique for my boys to give to their little friends. This year with the many cold and cases of flu that […]

Thrifty Thursday – DIY Peppermint Bath Salts

It is the time of year that everyone is running around in a craze trying to get ready for the holiday season. Very few will take the time to just sit back and relax and try to enjoy the magic that is the Christmas season. Each year I get caught up in the craziness and miss far […]

Thrifty Thursday – 5 Tips To Making A Successful Meal Plan

As we move into a new season and fall back to our back to school routines I am finding a common trend amongst my friends. How do you handle the mealtime madness? During the Summer months, our life is much more laid back so I find myself falling out of my meal planning routine. These […]

Thrifty Thursday – How To Clean Grout On Kitchen Counter Tops

We have been living in our house for a year now and if there is one thing that I could change in our house it would be the kitchen countertops. Our countertops are tile, I had never seen something like this before and at the time thought it was really nice. But after living here […]

How To Beat The Laundry Monster

As I stood in my laundry room this weekend folding my fourth load of laundry of the day, I looked at my piles of clothes that now needed to be put away and it got me thinking. How many loads of laundry does an average family do in the run of a week? Our family […]

16 Unique Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Any man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a Dad – Anne Geddes Father’s Day is coming up in a few short weeks and that means that it is time to think of ways that you can celebrate the Fathers in your life. I always struggle each year on what […]

How To Make Your Own Garden Stones

  This Spring my husband and I have been spending a lot of time in our backyard. After living in a townhouse complex for 8 years we are truly embracing the joy of having a space that we can call our own. The previous owners of our home didn’t have much in the yard for […]

Summer Fun: How to Make Your Own Bubbles

With the warm weather here so starts the outdoor activities, one of my boys favorite past time is blowing bubbles outside. During our move last Summer, I threw out a lot of things that I wish I would have packed. One of them being the number of bubble containers and wands that my boys had hoarded […]

How To Build a Raised Garden For Under $20

Last Summer when we were searching for our forever home one of my requirements was space to put in a vegetable garden. After a three-week search, we found our home with a nice big backyard for our kids to play and for me to have my vegetable garden, but we were going to have to […]

24 Do-It-Yourself Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

A mother, the one who gave you life, your taxi driver, maid service, short order cook, doctor, therapist, bank machine and so much more. Being a mother is the hardest job I have had in my life, but it will always be the most rewarding. Mother’s Day is quickly approaching and each year I find […]