10 Ways to Use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

10 ways to use Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

Disclaimer: "This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” The day in the life of a mom and a wife. It is 6 am and here we go three children, in my bed asking mom where do we go? Go where you ask? I often wonder how they do not know it is time for school. I get up with a start only to see a big mess staring at me. You know the mess that only P&G products can make disappear. I give ...

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How to Plan the Best Summer

How to Plan the Best Summer

Do you want to know how to plan the best summer? Dear Friends- I give in I am not sure how parents homeschool and try to work. I am unable to work while my three kids are home for Spring break. That makes me wonder what I am going to do this summer. I believe that working in your closet with a laptop although effective is a band-aid to the problem of I need quiet to write. I then had this fantastic idea on how to get my work done and still provide my children with the summer they want. I'm ...

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Military Costs You Need to Know About

Military Costs You Need to Know About

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Credit Karma® and The Motherhood, all opinions expressed here are mine. Military Costs You Need to Know About When you sign up to serve and protect your country, you fail to realize that there will be cases when being in the military is far more expensive than being a civilian. The financial implications of your spending decisions will be felt at each station where you're deployed. There are a lot of military deployment costs associated with a ...

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Karla’s Korner: Concrete Strength

Karla's Korner: Concrete Strength

Karla's Korner: Concrete Strength Concrete Strength… Inner strength is defined as “integrity of character, resoluteness of will; mental resistance to doubt or discouragement”. Every once in a while I find myself intrigued by everyday ordinary things that most would overlook, ignore or simply not notice. The wanna be writer in me is always searching for inspiration, seeking ideas from my surroundings. Every once in a while if I pay close attention inspiration trips me up like a crack in ...

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10 Fun Prom Proposal Ideas

10 Fun Prom Proposal Ideas

10 Fun Prom Proposal Ideas It's may, which means it's officially prom season! Prom has been a right of passage for high school students for generations, and it's a celebration of the end of the year that everyone can enjoy. 10 years later and I still remember everything about my prom! We had ours at a swanky hotel and then the school provided an after party on a dinner boat, it was loads of fun!  ...

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How to Save Money Gardening

How to save money gardening

How to Save Money Gardening There are many ways in which gardening can save you money. There's the obvious mark up that many grocery stores carry because they brick-and-mortar businesses with their own price points they have to meet before profit. So when you buy your produce from them you're also paying their rent, electricity, and employees. There is also the markup from the manufacturer who's had to package and market their product as well. Even bananas that don't require packaging have ...

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Recycling Dental Floss Containers + printable Lego storage labels

No more rooting around at the bottom of the bin for the tiny pieces.

Recycling in the bathroom? Say what? Do you remember to recycle empty bottles and containers that you use in the bathroom? This is one of those areas that I would like to try and be better about recycling. In the kitchen, it is easier because the recycling bin is near by. But in the bathroom, especially if it is a smaller container I often just toss it in the trash without thinking instead of taking it out to the recycling bin. I have a few ideas to help myself and my family to do a better job ...

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Karla’s Korner: Adjust Your Sails

Karla's Korner: Adjust Your Sails

Karla's Korner: Adjust Your Sails Adjust Your Sails…. Elizabeth Edwards wrote, “She stood in the storm and when the wind did not blow her way, she adjusted her sails”. Edwards was faced with more than her fair share of obstacles, life storms if you will and each time she chose to face the storms and figure out how to overcome them without losing herself in the process. Losing her son Wade at the age of 19 was just one of the life storms that could have destroyed her will to move on; to ...

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Finals Care Packages for College Students – Give Extra, Get Extra!

Care Packages for College Students Final Exams Week

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #Kroger #CollectiveBias Do you have a young student in college about to take final exams? Do you know any students who might need a little pick me up or some encouragement as they face a grueling exam week? As a youth group leader at our church I know and care about quite a few young people and often think about them during this time of year as they hit the ...

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