Adopt Don’t Shop For Your Next Furry Friend

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Give a home to a friend who needs you most - Adopt Don't Shop! I am a big supporter of dog rescues and our family is very involved with a local rescue. We are not only supporters with money but we foster animals, work with  TNR (Trap, Neuter, Release) programs for feral cats, volunteer our time and so much more. It is a very rewarding experience but what makes it all worth it is when we are able to take an animal to their New Adoptive Home.  ...

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Cut Your High Energy Bills with ENERGY STAR and Best Buy

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ENERGY STAR and Best Buy want to help you save on your energy bills. The month of October has been designated Energy Awareness Month by the US Government since 1991. That makes it a great time to upgrade your energy hogging appliances, televisions and computers for New ENERGY STAR® ones.  This switch will help you save money on your home energy bills.  ...

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More Meat For Your Money!

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More Beef For Your Buck and More Meat For Your Money! Eating healthy isn't too expensive if you are a vegetarian and have your own garden! BUT what about those who need more PROTEIN---and not just beans!  Here are a few tips on how to get more meat for your money. When purchasing large cuts of meat at the grocery store, trim it yourself! Why pay a higher price per pound to have the fat or skin pulled off? Use fillers in casserole and sauce recipes such as spaghetti.  Bulgar wheat takes on ...

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6 Keys to a Successful Yard Sale

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6 Keys to a Successful Yard Sale Having a yard sale is a great way to declutter your house and make a few bucks in the meantime, but if you don't keep these important things in mind, you could actually lose money!  Yard sales are a lot of work but trust me, the more time you invest, the higher your financial return.  I have made over $1,000 at my yard sales just by taking the time and following these 6 Keys to a Successful Yard Sale. ...

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How to Make an Adult Tutu

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Even Grown-ups dress up and this easy how to guide will have your Adult Tutu ready in a short time. Finding tutus for children is as simple as going into your local dollar store but finding them in adult sizes is a little harder. This simple no-sew tutorial will have you completing your tutu in no time. Plus you can select the colors you want so you can customize it for the costume or occasion you are creating it for. ...

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Earn Money with the Amazon Trade In Program

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Clean out Clutter and Earn Money with the Amazon Trade In Program When you look around your room you will probably find cds, movies, textbooks, video games and even electronics that you are not using. These items are not only taking up space they are losing their value every day you keep them. You don't have to lose out on money because Amazon has a great program available that will pay you for your stuff. ...

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A Clean Kitchen in Under 15 Minutes a Day

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Spend less than 15 minutes daily and still have a clean kitchen. In my house the kitchen is the hardest room to keep clean. When we are dividing up chores, I would rather clean the bathroom than tackle the kitchen. However, ignoring the kitchen just makes it even harder when it comes time to clean. In order to be fair to my husband, I have created a plan that lets me have a clean kitchen in under 15 minutes a day.  ...

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How to remove bleeding from clothes

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How to remove bleeding from clothes   We have all had it happen, the red sock that somehow make it in the wash with our white underwear, which are now pink. It's frustrating right? The good news is that most of the time it's a simple fix! You might even have everything you need to get rid of that color bleed right at home! So check out my tips for  how to remove bleeding from clothes at home, and let me know if you have any other tips to add! ...

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Dollar General College Dorm Room Savings Trip

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My daughter, a third year college student lives in a living college (private dorm) which is not a typical dorm.  She and her suitemates are required to clean their own bathrooms and supply their own cleaning supplies, toilet paper and paper towels.  Dollar General is a great place to get these necessary items at an affordable price.  We had a budget of $20 to spend so with ...

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Natural ways to get rid of the Flu

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Natural ways to get rid of the Flu   It's almost that time of year again, Flu season. For some reason,  Flu season came early in our house. Me and my little girl both have the flu. Who gets the flu in August!? When the doctor gave us the news I started looking for Natural ways to get rid of the Flu that would help us get over it as quickly as possible, so I thought I would share the tips that I found to work with you!  ...

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