Super Easy Way to Make Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Yesterday I made chocolate covered strawberries for the first time EVER. I guess I was intimidated to make them. However, I found a way to make them and it was super easy and so good. We all loved them. This would be a great family activity on Valentine’s Day. READ MORE »

5 Non-Sugar Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? It’s in a few days.  My kids love to celebrate this holiday. However, I feel like we get a TON of candy. So I try to get our kiddos non-sugar gifts from me and my husband. Here are a few different options that you can get this year. READ MORE »

Spring Break Trips at Huge Discounts

Spring break is coming up! Have you made plans yet? If you are wanting to get away, I feel you. I do too! I am so ready to take our first vacation this year. Like many others though, I’m on a budget so I can’t just pick a spot to go and buy airline tickets and pay for a hotel. I have to look for deals! READ MORE »

Spring Cleaning Tips for Families


I just looked at the weather report for the upcoming week and I saw that where I am (PNW), we are expecting temps in the low 60s this week!! You know what that means? SPRING IS COMING!!!!! READ MORE »

Even More Ways to Save Money on Your Utilities


The other day we talked about a few things that you can do in order to save money on your utility bills. With the money situation many of us are in these days, we can all use some money saving tips, am I right? READ MORE »

Tips for Saving Money on Utilities 



With winter in full swing, many of us are seeing our utility bills rise higher and higher. If you are on that not so exciting list of people, I feel your pain! It’s easy to be overwhelmed with those bills.  READ MORE »

7 Tips to Beat the Winter Blues

f2dwinterIt’s Winter time, which can be hard on a lot of people. Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a type of depression related to changes in seasons. A lot of people can experience this during the winter months. You may find yourself a little more tired or moody. I’ve learned that you really can enjoy this season. It does require a little extra work, but it’s definitely worth it. Here are 7 tips & tricks that might just help you beat the winter blues. READ MORE »

Valentine’s Day Movies for The Whole Family!

It seems more times than not, we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day together as a family. Which really, I love! The kids love the celebration and it’s fun to see the excitement on their face when we’re doing something new or different to celebrate. This year I’m going simple and we’re going to make heart shaped pizzas and enjoy them downstairs while we watch a movie. So that had me putting together some Valentine’s Day movie options the whole family can enjoy. Here’s what I came up with: READ MORE »

Weekend Getaway to Afton Wyoming!

I know the long winter months are starting to affect a lot of us, including myself. So, we took a little weekend getaway up to Afton Wyoming. It was the perfect way to reset and reconnect with each other. I highly recommend getting away if you can. This was only a little over 3-hour drive from Salt Lake City making it great to travel to on a weekend. Here’s what we enjoyed and the highlights of the trip. READ MORE »

The Best 12 Amazon Prime Benefits – Did You Know About These?

Do you have Amazon Prime? Or maybe you’ve been thinking about signing up? I wanted to share with you some of the awesome benefits of having an Amazon Prime Account, some you might not have even known about! READ MORE »

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