Black Friday Shopping Tips


Black Friday Shopping Tips I know it's not even Halloween yet but those of us that are on a budget are already thinking about holiday shopping. Black Friday is one of my favorite "holidays" of the year and we have a lot of fun with it every year. I know some people lock there doors and wonder how the rest of us do it but my family goes out on a 10 hour shopping spree and we have a lot of fun doing it! Now, I'm not saying it's not stressful because it is, ha! But with a little planning and a ...

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Tips for a Great Nights Sleep from the National Sleep Foundation


Tips for a Great Nights Sleep from the National Sleep Foundation This is a Type-A Parent paid post to discuss sleep issues, and to share a new insomnia resource from the National Sleep Foundation.   I don't know about you guys, but sometimes it's hard for me to fall asleep and stay asleep at night. It hasn't always been this way, I used to be able to fall asleep within 5 minutes of my head hitting the pillow, and sleep all night until my alarm went off the next morning. I think I ...

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Beach Body Workout in 30 Days

30 day workout challenge

 Beach Body Workout in 30 Days Summer is almost here! Are you Beach Body Ready!? Me either...but I'm going to try! Everyone's Beach Body Workout is different, and mine is just about being healthy and happy! So whether you are trying to get those 6 pack abs, or just want to feel better in your own skin, I wanted to share some things that can help you get that perfect Beach Body Workout in 30 days! Ready to get started? Keep reading! ...

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Pool Party Tips + FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations


Pool Party Tips FREE Pool Party Printable Invitations   The weather is starting to get warmer, and it's almost time to grab your bathing suit, your shades, and your friends, and throw a pool party! Whether you have your own pool, or are going to hit up a community pool, preparing for a pool party it key! I always make a list of things I need for any kind of party because I am notorious for forgetting something! My last party I had, I forgot to pick out some party games..oops! So I ...

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10 Uses for Vicks Vapor Rub

Uses for Vicks Vapor Rub

10 Uses for Vicks Vapor Rub   I don't know about you, but my medicine cabinet always has a jar of Vicks Vapor Rub in it! Not only is it great for congestion, it's also great for all types of other things! And since we are all about saving some money and being frugal where we can here at Madame Deals, I wanted to make a list with all the uses for Vicks Vapor Rub! Some you have probably heard of, and some might be brand new to you! ...

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Summer Travel Tips: Traveling with Kids


Summer Travel Tips Traveling with Kids   Summer time in my house means travel time! My husband and I  love to pack up our car and visit new places with our daughter, and other members of our family. Just last week we took a long weekend trip to Gulf Shores Beach. While we love bring able to spend time together at different destinations, sometimes it can be difficult to cure the "Are we there yet!?" syndrome our daughter seems to get after the first hour of a 10 hour drive. And to ...

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Healthy Dog Treat Recipes Tips

Healthy dog treat recipes tips

Healthy Dog Treat Recipes Tips   I enjoy making Healthy Dog Treat Recipes but admit to not always having the perfect results every time. I have learned some tips and tricks that make creating these treats for my pets easier. You will find that these tips will help save you time and allow you to create delicious Healthy Dog Treat Recipes every time.  ...

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Tips on Entering Giveaways!


Tips on Entering Giveaways!   Happy Monday everyone! Last night I got an email saying I had won a giveaway! (An awesome cookbook) and it got me thinking about all the things I have won in the last few years by entering giveaways, and I thought you might like to hear my tips on entering giveaways! As someone who hosts and enters giveaways, I've got some pretty good insights on increasing your chances to win! Now, none of these tips on entering giveaways that I'm going to share are ...

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Tips for Cleaning Garage Floors


Tips for cleaning garage floors   My husband and I recently spend a weekend cleaning out our (very full garage), and we had NO idea how bad our garage floors had gotten! Once we removed all the junk out of our garage we were left with a very dusty, splashed with what I think was leftover oil from the lawn mower, and in dire need of some care. So after some research and elbow grease, I am happy to report that my garage now looks like a real garage, and not a dump! I wanted to share ...

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Tuesday Tips The IT bag

Helpful Hints.. What should you pack in your bag Here is what is in my “IT” bag. I call it that because if “IT” happens. Then “IT” is okay because I have “IT” to fix “IT”. Just to note, before kids I thought my “IT” bag was this cute little Louis Vuitton number I used. Here is what makes up my “IT” bag: Baby wipes- can be used to clean up anything!!! Diaper- still have one that needs it but also useful when the waiter gives my child a glass instead of a cup with a top Ziploc bag- can be ...

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