Cooking Hacks that Will Save You Time

With the busy lives that we all lead, who has time to cook?  I know I don’t.  I am always looking for ways to save that time.  I do know, however, that I do not want to be driving through the drive thru or stopping for pizza night after night.  My waistline and my wallet won’t allow it.   So how to you save time in the kitchen to make more time for your family? READ MORE »

Yard Work Hacks that Will Save You Time

Summer is rapidly approaching which means that many of us are busy outside beautifying our yards.  If you want your yard to look good, you have to work hard at it or hire someone else to work hard at it, am I right?   READ MORE »

7 Easy Exercises You Can Do With Your Kids

Exercising by yourself when you have kids can be extremely difficult if not impossible. If you have young kids you may find yourself helping them the whole time your workout is going on. You may just want to give up on working out all together. Well, never fear. There is a way. The way I have found exercising most effective for me has been to actually involve the kids. That way they aren’t fighting for my attention. Here are a few suggestions that will definitely get your work out in as well as tire your kids out! READ MORE »

Ways to Save Gas on Your Next Road Trip!

There’s lots of information out there on different ways you can save on gas but today I have some for you that you might not have thought of. We recently packed up the kids and took our family 1400 miles and while driving I started realizing there are ways we could have planned a little better to save ourselves even more money. Here’s what I came up with; READ MORE »

6 BBQ Hacks for Your Summertime BBQ

Who is planning a big BBQ (or lots of BBQs) this Summer.  Maybe you are planning to fire up the grill for Memorial Day or the 4th of July or maybe just because.  We love grilling so we fire up that grill any chance we can get. READ MORE »

5 Things You are Probably Paying Too Much For

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Do you find yourself at the end of the month wondering where all of your money went?  You are not the only one.  Many of us are left wondering where all of our hard earned money went to.  Well, chances are, you are spending too much on everyday items.   READ MORE »

Tips for Flying with Young Kids

Have you ever been to the airport and seen those families with 3-5 young kids in tow. Kids lagging behind or maybe crying on the floor. Well, that sounds like me right now with our young family. Whenever we choose to fly to a destination I know it’s going to take some planning and consideration to get us to our destination in one piece- both emotionally and physically. There are ways to make your flights a little more happy and peaceful. Hopefully these tips will help you out. READ MORE »

Road Tripping on a Budget!


We’re coming up on summer when a lot of us take summer vacations. And if you’re like us you usually end up driving to your destination. There are some major perks to driving but it can also be overwhelming so here’s some pointers on how you can take a road trip on a budget and hopefully with less stress. READ MORE »

Stretch Your Paycheck a Little Bit Further This Week with These Tips


So, you’re feeling a little pinched this week, huh?  Sometimes it is hard to make the money last until your next paycheck, but that doesn’t mean it is impossible.  Depending on your situation, there are lots of things that you can do to make your paycheck stretch! READ MORE »

How to Keep Your Kids Busy This Summer for Free



Are you excited for your kids to be home during this Summer?  I am.  I am definitely one of those mothers that dreads school time, because I love when they are home.  I definitely like to keep them busy though to prevent the dreaded fights. So, how can we stay busy during the Summertime without spending a fortune?  Well, these tips should help you plan. READ MORE »

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