• Waste Free School Lunch Tips to Save Money and Reduce Trash

Waste Free School Lunch Tips to Save Money and Reduce Trash

I know....you are in the middle of summer vacation and don't want to think about school lunches, right?  Well, my kids go back to school in 3 weeks so I am thinking about what they will bring to eat this year.  Sending a waste free school lunch is important to me but it definitely takes a bit of planning.   One of my favorite tips to save money is to ditch the disposables.  No sense throwing your hard earned cash in the garbage can, right? If you want to cut down on lunch costs this year, here … [Read More...]

Simple Tips for Hosting a Wine and Cheese Party

These tips for hosting a wine and cheese party have been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own.My husband is always suggesting that we have company over but the idea of entertaining often stresses me out so much that it is no longer fun.  Why?  Because I plan things that are way too complicated!  Fancy cocktails and lots of appetizers sound delicious but they are very … [Read More...]

How to Keep Snakes Out of Your Yard for Greater Peace of Mind Outdoors

If you have pets and small children, you may be wondering how to keep snakes out of your yard to help keep them safe. I know this is a huge concern for us here in Georgia. A few years ago, my husband and I found two rather large copperheads in our yard.  Needless to say, there was a lot of commotion over this fact since they are poisonous.  I am a huge nature lover but I can't have poisonous … [Read More...]

Must Read Tips for Cleaning Out the Garage

If cleaning out the garage is on your to-do list this summer, this post will help make the process a little bit easier! My husband and I have a 2 car garage that is rather overflowing with stuff.   The garage holds one car, one motorcycle, a lawnmower, the kid's bikes, an extra fridge and so much other stuff that we can barely move in there.  A few weeks ago, my husband and I decided that we … [Read More...]

Love Great Science Fiction Novels? Read Micro: A Novel By Michael Crichton

I have been on vacation for the last two weeks and it has been heavenly!  I have had plenty of time for walks, spending time with family, and reading a few great science fiction novels!  Before I left, I picked up an intriguing book by Michael Crichton called Micro: A Novel and it was an amazing story!  I thought I would share a quick review of it with you in case you are looking for some summer … [Read More...]

Easy Laundry Room Organization Ideas

One of my least favorite chores to do around the house is laundry.  I have suggested a number of times to my family that we adopt nudity as a way of life just so I can stop washing clothes.  Too bad they don't really think that is such a great idea.  If your family goes through as many clothes as we do, these laundry room organization ideas may be just the thing you need!Easy Laundry Room … [Read More...]

Cooking

Decadent Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake Recipe

This Peanut Butter Brownie Ice Cream Cake Recipe has been sponsored by Blue Bunny Ice Cream.  All … [Read More...]

Easy Homemade Lemon Curd Recipe

Do you ever just see one food and automatically associate it with something else?  Two flavors that … [Read More...]

How to Make Homemade Extracts

Learn how to make homemade extracts and you will be able to add an amazing amount of flavor into … [Read More...]

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Parenting

Chemistry for Teens: The Atomic Mass of Silver and Making Science Fun

Last week, my daughter came home from high school amazingly excited about her experience in chemistry class. The class had made soap bubbles filled … [Read More...]

Life Lessons for Boys That Your Son Needs to Know

Are you wondering about which important life lessons for boys that you should be teaching your son?  It isn't always easy raising boys in today's … [Read More...]

Unique Kitchen Science Experiment for Kids

I spent this past weekend declutter my book collection and donated dozens of science experiment books to a local science teacher.  My husband and I … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

Easy Cherry Almond Sugar Scrub Recipe

The calendar may technically still say spring, but summer is definitely here in Georgia. The temperatures are already up to 90 degrees and the … [Read More...]

How to Blow Out an Egg for Decorating

Easter is fast approaching and Easter egg decorating is on many of our 'to do' lists this month.  If you are tired of buying plastic eggs or want to … [Read More...]

Homemade Milk Bath Recipe with Dried Red Rose Petals

A few weeks ago, I bought a bag of dried red rose petals and I have been scouring the Internet for creative ways to use them.  I chose to get an … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

How to Protect Electronics during Summer Fun!

Summer is here and we have loads of things planned in the coming months.  We will spend plenty of time in the garden and hanging out at the pool.  Our … [Read More...]

Simple Patriotic Party Ideas to Celebrate the Red, White and Blue!

Whether you are celebrating the 4th of July, Memorial, Labor Day, Veteran's Day or any other patriotic holiday, having a party is always a fun way to … [Read More...]

50 Shades of Chicken Cookbook Lets You Dominate Dinner in Style!

I am a passionate foodie and have a rather impressive collection of cookbooks on my shelves.  Never have I found one that makes me laugh out loud … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

How to Keep Snakes Out of Your Yard for Greater Peace of Mind Outdoors

If you have pets and small children, you may be wondering how to keep snakes out of your yard to help keep them safe. I know this is a huge concern … [Read More...]

Must Read Tips for Cleaning Out the Garage

If cleaning out the garage is on your to-do list this summer, this post will help make the process a little bit easier! My husband and I have a 2 car … [Read More...]

Easy Laundry Room Organization Ideas

One of my least favorite chores to do around the house is laundry.  I have suggested a number of times to my family that we adopt nudity as a way of … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

How to Get Healthy Lips in 5 Easy Steps

 This post about how to get healthy lips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my … [Read More...]

Bedtime Beauty Tips to Help Fight Aging

This post about bedtime beauty tips has been sponsored by Grande Cosmetics and brought to you by ShopShare Network. All opinions are my own.Do you … [Read More...]

Must Have Summer Fashion Accessories for a Bold and Beautiful Wardrobe

I live in the south and it's already close to 90 degrees some days.  I pull out my summer clothes around mid-March and they stay in my closet all the … [Read More...]

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