One of my favorite ways to get a little romantic with my husband is to set up a massage night. It’s a fun, inexpensive, and intimate way to have a date night, and who doesn’t love a massage right!? The perfect massage doesn’t stop with just your massage skills. You have to set the mood! Some great massage oil, some candles lit, and some awesome background music to really set the mood.
It’s snowing here in Tennessee today which can only mean one thing, the holidays are officially here! This is one of my favorite times of the year. I love the cold weather which is perfect for snuggling, I love the fun music and decorations, and I’ll admit it, the food and gifts are pretty awesome as well! With all the wonderful things that come with the holiday season, it can also be a stressful time. Finding that perfect gift for family and friends, cleaning house for company, and trying to remember the real reason for the season can be a plateful for sure. So taking a deep breath and trying to enjoy the season is important and and I wanted to share with you some great tips for fighting holiday stress that work for me!
The holidays are here! I don’t know about you but I love everything about the holidays! I love the sights, sounds, smells, and the shopping! I’m an avid Black Friday shopper, and I love finding the perfect gift for my family and friends. With all the wonderful things about the holidays, there are some stressful things about it. Beating the crowds, setting a budget, and keeping your sanity during a very busy time of the year can be hard. So I thought I would share with you my 10 Holiday shopping tips to help you keep your sanity! Follow these simple tips and throw in some of your own for a fun, and stress free holiday! Continue reading
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 know what happened too, I think it was the cute little girl sitting across from me happily playing video games. Ah yes, being a parent can wreak havoc on your sleep pattern, am I right Moms!? (And Dads!). Not that I would change that for the world, but it can be frustrating when you are tired but instead of sleeping, you are going over what all has to be done tomorrow in your head.Continue reading
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 wanted to help you not forget something by sharing some tips for you! Continue reading
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. 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.Continue reading