Carpet Cleaning Tips

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Carpet Cleaning Tips Carpet Cleaning Tips-I don't know about you, but having 3 cats and a very messy 5 year old does horrible things to my cream colored carpet. Having a professional come out and clean our carpets is just not in our budget. So I tried some at home carpet cleaning tips and now I'm going to share with you the ones that worked the best! Carpet Cleaning Tips for your whole house: Carpets need to be vacuumed once a week or more in areas of heavy traffic. Frequent … [Read more...]

Hosting a Cookout on a Budget

hosting a cookout on a budget

Hosting a Cookout on a Budget Hosting a Cookout on a Budget-I love that the weather it's starting to get warm, that means it's time for flip flops, swimming, and cookouts! What is better than rounding up some friends and throwing some burgers on the grill? Nothing!  You get to enjoy being outside in the fresh air, and the clean up is much easier! Cookouts are a great way to spend your summer days, and here are some tips for hosting a cookout on a budget to make it even better! Here are … [Read more...]

How to Clean Stainless Steel

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How to clean Stainless Steel For those of us with Stainless Steel appliances and furniture, we know how much of a pain it can be to keep it looking fresh and new. Follow these tips as you attempt to get rid of streaks, spots, handprints  and more, and you'll figure out how to clean a stainless steel surface in no time! Here are some tips on how to clean Stainless Steel: … [Read more...]

15 Breakfast Ideas for on the Go!

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15 Breakfast Ideas for on the Go! We all know mornings can be hectic. When  you add kids to the mix, your mornings can get downright chaotic. Everyone needs to get dressed, find lost backpacks and shoes, make lunches, do their hair,and everyone is fighting for a position in front of that mirror. While I can't help you with dividing up mirror time, I do have some ideas  for grabbing a quick breakfast on the go. The 15 ideas below should get you pointed in the right direction(without having … [Read more...]

How to Get your Kids to Eat Vegetables

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How to Get your Kids to Eat Vegetables We all know that eating vegetables are good for you, But how do you get your kids to actually eat them? This is a problem that I'm sure most parents have faced at some point. Lucky for me, my little girl loves her veggies, and usually eats them first! It wasn't always like that though! It took some time and a few late nights at the table. Here are some tips and tricks on how to get your kids to eat vegetables! Tips on how to get your kids … [Read more...]

Easy Weeknight Dinners: A Collection of Ideas

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Easy Weeknight Dinner Ideas Easy Weeknight Dinners:Weeknights for most families are busy! I only have 1 child and I am busy enough. Anything that will make my life a little easier is definitely worth sharing, so I thought I would share this with you.  Easy Weeknight Dinners: A collection of Ideas. These ideas are great for the family-on-the-go, or the mom that is worn out and doesn't want to play short order cook for the picky kids again. We've all done it. We've pulled into that … [Read more...]

Wedding Wednesday: Be Your Own Wedding Planner and Save Money

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Contrary to what others think hiring a professional wedding planner is not a must!  Think about this before the bride and her mother, siblings or some friends and relatives all help together to plan for a wedding. Yes, a wedding planner can be a great help, but if you're on a budget or you want to save some money that you can spend for honeymoon or for starting your family then why not be your own wedding planner. Here are some benefits of planning your own wedding: … [Read more...]

The Art of Homemaking

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After years of being a homemaker I have made numerous decisions, as well as acquired a variety of opinions about them. It can be chaotic, stressful, and there are days where you just want to toss in the towel because you think you cant handle it and a daily 9-5 would be better. Life isn’t perfect, there are bumps in the road, and once we realize that everyone around us has their imperfect moments, we will all be a bit happier...Cause guess what MOMS?! None of us are perfect no matter how hard we … [Read more...]

Making a Disaster Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

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There has been something on my mind since our huge snow storm hit last Friday night. The severe winter storm hit hard and the roads turned bad quickly. This situation left many (hundreds) of people stranded in their cars. Some people were stuck, several waited for accidents to clear and others ran out off gas trying to keep warm while waiting. Do you have an emergency kit in your car? I have a first aid kit in my car, but that is it. I urge you all to make a disaster emergency kit for your … [Read more...]

Tip for the Day: Bring your coupons

Bring your coupons everywhere! I went into grab tissues at Wal-mart and lo and behold there were some seasonal items that were good deals with coupons. I didn't need them, but I thought I didn't follow my own rule! I did bring in the coupon for the tissues though. … [Read more...]