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How a woman from Japan who loved to clean changed my life for the better

Apr 26 2018     /     , , , , ,

If you haven’t heard of Marie Kondo, she is an amazing woman who is the queen of tidying. She is also the woman who had given me increased headspace to survive the day to day of being a mom.  As Wikipedia explains:  Kondo’s method of organizing is known as the KonMari method, and consists of […]

Tips: How To Allergy-Proof Your Home

Mar 1 2018     /     , , , , ,

Guest Post by: REACTINE™ Whatever your lifestyle and schedule, your time at home is supposed to be relaxing. Yet taking it easy might not be quite so simple if you have allergies. Getting home may be the end of your day, but it may not be the end of your suffering.   So how do you […]

How a Reverse Mortgage Can Help You During Retirement

Feb 22 2018     /    

You may have heard of a reverse mortgage, but you may not know what it is. The confusion surrounding it may be stopping you from applying for one. However, a reverse mortgage can be a huge help to you during your retirement. It is a special type of loan designed to give retired homeowners like […]

5 Things You Should Know when Baby-Proofing Your Living Room

Jan 26 2018     /     , , , ,

Written by: Lana Hawkins Living rooms are hubs of domestic life where families spend quite a lot of time together. Most parents are worried about the dangers that wait outside, but know that there are many risks that also lurk right under your nose. A typical living room is littered with objects and furniture that can […]

Back to School Saving

Sep 15 2017     /     , , ,

School is back in. Summer is fading, and as those kids pack up and head back to school, many parents find themselves faced with the tricky challenge of navigating back to school costs. It can be easier than you think to save money during school time, and there are a number of simple tricks that […]

Summer Meal Planning

Aug 7 2017     /     ,

After several requests, here is a month of recipes for the warmer months!  We also have a Winter/Spring Meal Plan posted as well as a Bread Blog post. I try to plan out 15-20 meals per month and then purchase the meat and dry ingredients the first Tuesday of the month. The first place I […]

Munchkin Premium Diaper Pail Review

Apr 27 2017     /     , , ,

As I write this, I am smelling a lovely Lavender scent coming from the product details from my brand new Munchkin Diaper Pail.  The bags are scented and pretty much everything that was included in the box smells wonderful.   Speaking of smells – this is exactly why I was so enthusiastic to review the […]

Great Tech Gift For Adults this Holiday: Tile

Nov 3 2016     /     , , ,

The power of smart location. Never lose your purse, phone or wallet again with Tile Mate—the most reliable and easiest way to track your valuables. “Piece” of mind is as simple as attaching a Tile Mate to anything you care about. The Tile App allows users to ring their Tile to locate a misplaced item, find their phone even when it […]

5 Practical and Useful Nursery Tips

Jul 30 2014     /     , ,

It’s exciting to expect a new baby, especially when it comes to decorating a nursery. There are so many cute things to buy–from little items to big furniture–that it can be easy to get carried away. The trouble with purchasing necessities for a nursery is that they cost a lot of money, and most of […]

Home is Where the Art Is: Accessorizing your Décor

Jul 30 2014     /     ,

If you live in a rental property, you’re planning on selling your home soon or just like to keep things simple, there’s a lot to be said for leaving your décor as a neutral canvas. Not only does it avoid the commitment of a color scheme, it allows you to change the look of a […]