• How to Organize the Medicine Cabinet and Find What You Need Every Time!

How to Organize the Medicine Cabinet and Find What You Need Every Time!

Why should you learn how to organize the medicine cabinet?  Have you ever had a sick child at 3 AM only to realize that the medicine is expired? Yeah...that stinks, right?   In my offline life, I spent years working as a pharmacy technician.  I got a lot of questions from my customers about over the counter products and which ones they should be stocking their medicine cabinets with.  Organizing your medicine cabinet is a chore that may seem rather dull but it is an important one to do on a … [Read More...]

Quick and Easy Peanut Butter Blondies Recipe

Last week, I needed a quick and easy dessert recipe to take to a church event.  I found a peanut butter blondies recipe that looked perfect and whipped up a batch. Of course, my 16 old son was horrified that I was taking ALL that delicious goodness to church! WHAT?  None for a hungry teenager?  He practically wept right there in front of my eyes.  So, today I am whipping up batch two of my peanut … [Read More...]

Marriage Relationship Advice from an Average Wife

My husband and I have been married for almost 20 years.  Most of our friends and neighbors are in the upwardly mobile middle-class range and are in their 40's, just like we are.  I am starting to see marriages falling apart and it comes as a bit of a shock, to be honest.  Most of the couples I see getting divorced always seemed like they had a really strong marriage.  I guess what goes on behind … [Read More...]

Choosing a Limited Ingredient Diet for Your Dog #HealthyPetHappyPet

This limited ingredient diet discussion is sponsored by CANIDAE® Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer NetworkTM. I am being compensated to help create awareness about the GrainFree PURE® line of pet food but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. CANIDAE® is not responsible  for the content of this article. Many years ago, I had a German Shepherd puppy who loved … [Read More...]

Things to Consider When Planning Summer Sports for Kids

This post about summer sports for kids has been sponsored by TeamSnap but all opinions are my own. There is exactly one month left of school for my children before summer vacation begins.  Isn't that crazy?  The school year has just flown by and summer will be here before you know it.  I already have a calendar on the wall to help me keep track of my children's summer activities.  My daughter … [Read More...]

How to Read to a Child: Tips and Tricks to Get Them Engaged

Have you ever thought about how to read to a child to really get them engaged with a story? When my children were young, I was passionate about reading to them.  Their library of Little Golden Books was out of control and it even included a few of my own favorites from when I was young.  I will never forget the joy that all of us felt as we read 'The Monster at the End of This Book' with furry old … [Read More...]

Cooking

Ways to Use Leftover Cake and a Lemon Raspberry Trifle Recipe

A couple of weeks ago I got sucked into Pinterest and was drooling over a collection of dessert … [Read More...]

Homemade Buttermilk Biscuit Recipe with Cheddar and Chives

Once of the things southern folks love most is their buttermilk biscuits.  Being a northern girl by … [Read More...]

Homemade Lemon Cake Recipe

Doesn't this homemade lemon cake recipe just scream 'spring' to you? With the beginning of spring … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Online Safety Tips for Children No Parent Should Ignore

All parents should familiarize themselves with an assortment of online safety tips for children given the amount of questionable content that is … [Read More...]

How to Stop Bullying in Schools: What Can Parents Do?

Have you ever wondered how to stop bullying in schools from affecting your child? My son started high school last year.  He is 16 years old and I can … [Read More...]

How to Teach Your Child Tolerance in a World Filled with Hate

In today's increasingly hostile world, it is vitally important to teach your child tolerance. I live in a relatively conservative area of the south … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

How to Make Bottle Cap Magnet Lady Bugs

Have you ever bought craft supplies on Amazon because they were wicked cheap but you had to buy like 4 million of that item?  I decided to make bottle … [Read More...]

DIY Cuticle Butter for Nails You’ll Love to Show Off

Tired of hiding your hands from people because of ugly nails and cuticles?  This DIY cuticle butter is just what you need! My nails take a beating … [Read More...]

DIY Dry Shampoo for Pretty Hair with Fewer Washes!

This DIY dry shampoo recipe is perfect hair remedy for those days when you just don't have time to shower.  My daughter is 14 and has very thick, wavy … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

Protecting Kids from Questionable Content on TV

This post about protecting your child from questionable content on TV has been sponsored by XFINITY but all opinions are my own. Are you worried … [Read More...]

Why You Need to Start Live Streaming TV Channels Online

This post about live streaming TV channels online is part of a paid partnership with XFINITY.  All opinions are my own. When my kids were little, … [Read More...]

Romantic Movies for Couples Perfect for Date Night!

Some days, we just need to spend time reconnecting with our significant other.  The week is long.  The kids are annoying. Date night doesn't have to … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Marriage Relationship Advice from an Average Wife

My husband and I have been married for almost 20 years.  Most of our friends and neighbors are in the upwardly mobile middle-class range and are in … [Read More...]

Choosing a Limited Ingredient Diet for Your Dog #HealthyPetHappyPet

This limited ingredient diet discussion is sponsored by CANIDAE® Pet Food and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer NetworkTM. I am being compensated to help … [Read More...]

Things to Consider When Planning Summer Sports for Kids

This post about summer sports for kids has been sponsored by TeamSnap but all opinions are my own. There is exactly one month left of school for my … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

How to Keep Your Skin Looking Young Even When You’re Not

This post about how to keep your skin looking young has been sponsored but all opinions are my own. Did you look in the mirror this morning and … [Read More...]

Must Have Purse Essentials For Every Emergency

When my kids were young and I had a diaper bag to carry around, it was easy to bring everything I could possibly need along with me at all times. … [Read More...]

Creative Uses for Olive Oil for Beauty Routines

Last week I was at the grocery store and they had a buy one get one free sale on HUGE bottles of olive oil.  I use a lot of olive oil but had no idea … [Read More...]

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