Cut Your Date Night Costs in Half with These Tips


Do you find yourself cutting back on date nights with your sweetheart because of budget issues?  I get it.  My husband and I went to dinner recently and decided to forget all about our budget and before we know it, we were looking at a $65 check to pay.  That was hard to swallow.  Will we do that again?  Unlikely, but we are in no way going to slow down on our date nights!   READ MORE »

Green Smoothie Recipes (Even Your Kids Will Enjoy)

green smoothiesIf your kids are like mine then it’s SUPER hard to get them to eat their vegetables and greens. They are pretty good with fruits. However, beans, peas, cauliflower, carrots, or any food that resembles vegetables will start a fight. That’s when I decided that I had to be smarter then them. It was time to start sneaking it in!! I was starting to include vegetables into their meatloaf, drinks and even brownies! That way I can feel a little better that they are indeed getting their vegetables. The best way to get down a lot of greens is with smoothies. It’s easy, yummy and refreshing. Here are a few my kids enjoy: READ MORE »

St. Patrick’s Day Food Ideas! Fun Ways to Celebrate With Your Family!


Tomorrow is the big day, so don’t forget to send your kids to school in green so they don’t suffer the repercussions 😉 ! Then stop by the store to pick up everything you need to create one of these fun treats for the kids to enjoy when they get home! READ MORE »

Budget Friendly Spring Date Ideas

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Spring is here, Spring is here, Spring is here!!!! Okay, so it’s not quite here yet, but it’s so close and I have seen the sunshine a couple of times!  I am so ready to enjoy it!  That has me thinking that I am ready to start having some fun, springtime dates with my man!! READ MORE »

3 Ways to Get Your House Ready for Spring


How is the weather where you are?  We are still relatively cool with some yucky dreary, dark rain, but we did have one nice day last week and it has got me in Spring mode!!! That means that I have started my Spring cleaning and I am ready to brighten up this house for the coming season.  Have you started Springifying your home yet? READ MORE »

Get Your Kids to Clean Up After Themselves with These Tricks


What is your daily life like?  Do you feel like you are constantly following your kids and picking up after them?  That is one thing if they are toddlers, but pre-school age and up can and should be picking up after themselves.  How can this be accomplished without a fight though?  Well, we have put together several tips here that should help you to get your kids to clean up after themselves! READ MORE »

Tips & Tricks for Easy Potty Training (Step-by-Step Guide)

potty training f2dWhen you hear the word potty training, what do you think first? Pee, crying, fighting, pee, and more pee? I’ll be honest, I’ve always DREADED the potty training phase. It’s just not convenient and it’s so tiring. It’s one of those things that can really be hard or can really be quite simple. As I’ve had 3 kids to potty train, I’ve found some really good tips and tricks. Each time I’ve followed this guide below and each of my kids have been potty trained in 3 days or less. That’s right, 3 days. It’s definitely not an easy 3 days and at the end I’m ready for Cafe Rio, Coke and a giant piece of cheesecake. But it’s totally worth it. Now with that being said, each kid is different and they have different needs. Yours may not be trained in 3 days and that’s fine but hopefully they will be closer to the end result. I’m hoping some of these ideas will help you have a more fun and successful potty training experience. READ MORE »

50 FREE to Nearly FREE Mom & Daughter Date Night Ideas!


Did you know that from the moment your daughter is born until she’s 18 you only have 940 Saturday’s? It’s so important to get that one on one time with your child and sometimes that’s not as easy as it sounds. You’re busy running getting errands done, the house cleaned, homework and projects taken care of but you don’t want to lose touch of that special bound and relationship you have with your children. So I’ve thrown together some date night ideas you could do with your daughter but keep in mind, a lot of these would easily work with any of your children! READ MORE »

Get the Most out of your Weekends with These Tips



Do you struggle to enjoy your weekends?  Do you feel like you spend all of your time working and not enough time enjoying time with your family?   READ MORE »

Spring Cleaning Tips for the Organizationally Challenged




March is here!! What?  How did that happen so fast?  Anyway…in just a few short weeks, Spring will officially arrive and for many of us, that means Spring cleaning!  Many people though, feel like Spring cleaning is useless since they consider themselves to be “organizationally challenged.” READ MORE »

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