Best Kitchen Organizing Tips for Busy Families

This post about the best kitchen organizing tips for busy families is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. Whether you have a small home or just a big family, a messy kitchen is stressful. In addition, it tends to get in the way of cooking, family life, and having guests over to visit.  Want to get your kitchen organized? Here are a few kitchen tips and hacks to help you stay on top of things in the busiest room in the house! Why getting your kitchen organized is vital I have had a lot of life changes in the last … [Read more...]

Natural Christmas Decorating Tips for House and Home

Looking for nature inspired Christmas decor?  As a fellow nature lover, I fully understand the need to keep things simple and of the earth whenever possible.  With these natural Christmas decorating tips, you can celebrate the season without all the over the top lights and plastic that you find in most stores.   Natural Christmas Decorating Tips for House and Home From DIY natural Christmas decorations to homemade potpourri made with dried orange peels, take a step back this holiday season and bring nature inspired … [Read more...]

Best Microwave Cooking Tips for Busy Families

This post about the best microwave cooking tips for busy families is sponsored by Best Buy. All opinions are my own. Want to cook without heating up the kitchen?  Cooking dinner in the microwave is a great option.  Or, maybe you live in a small area that doesn't have a stove.  Microwave recipes aren't difficult and you don't have to stick to frozen dinners.  And if you are cooking for one, microwave entree recipes can help you save money on eating out.  But, how do you do more than just reheat leftovers in the … [Read more...]

How to Keep the Refrigerator Clean and Organized

This post about how to keep the refrigerator clean and organized has been sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions expressed here are my own. With a very active family, including hungry teens, keeping the refrigerator well stocked is a must.  However, keeping the refrigerator CLEAN is incredibly challenging. Over the years, I have learned a few simple refrigerator organization hacks and fridge cleaning tips that have made my life much easier.  This post will help you keep your refrigerator smelling clean and looking organized … [Read more...]

10 Creative Uses for Beer Besides Drinking It!

Have you ever ended up with cheap beer in the fridge and no desire to drink it?  If you are looking for creative uses for beer besides drinking it, I have a few suggestions.  From cleaning to using beer on your skin, don't throw away old beer without trying a few of these hacks!  There are dozens of household uses for beer, especially if it is stale, old, or otherwise undrinkable.  When Cheap Beer Gets Left Behind The one thing that I can pretty much guarantee will always be in my refrigerator is beer.  My husband … [Read more...]

Lessons From A Garage Sale Survivor

This post about garage sale lessons contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. If you are feeling overwhelmed by the amount of clutter in your life, you may want to give some thought to having a garage sale.  Whether you call it a yard sale, tag sale or estate sale, they are all basically the same thing.  A great way to ditch stuff you don't need and make a little bit of extra cash.  Having a successful garage sale isn't easy, however.  I have had many over the … [Read more...]

How To Choose The Best Dishwasher For Your Family

 This post about how to choose the best dishwasher has been sponsored by BestBuy.  All opinions are my own.  Is your dishwasher broken?  Are you working on a kitchen remodel and need a new dishwasher?  Learn how to choose the best dishwasher for your own personal needs before you shop.   Here are a few tips that may help you find the best rated dishwasher that money can buy! Is a dishwasher worth buying? I didn't grow up with a dishwasher in my house.  Unless you count me, my sister and my … [Read more...]

Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips for Better Cooling and Lower Bills!

Living in the south has a few perks.  I get to garden for 9 months out of the year.  I have discovered a love of chicken fried steak and cornbread with fresh jalapenos.  And, oddly enough, I have even come to enjoy country music.  However, the one thing I absolutely detest about living in the south is the heat.  Want to know how to get a cooler home this summer?  Need to lower electric bills?  Here are a few air conditioner maintenance tips that may help! Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips Honestly, how do … [Read more...]

Uses For Baby Powder That Don’t Require a Baby!

Have you ever bought a large container of talcum powder?  Have you ever actually used up the entire container? Probably not since some of those containers are huge  If you have too much and are wondering what to do with it, here are some uses for baby powder, even if you don't have babies! How Long Is Baby Powder Good For, Anyhow? I have a closet upstairs that is a convenient storage place for linens, towels and assorted cleaning supplies.  It is like a black hole of stuff...I put stuff in there and 3 years later it … [Read more...]

10 Amazing Uses for Vodka Besides Making Cocktails

Have you ever bought a giant bottle of vodka for a party, only to be left with a whole lot of vodka that no one drank?  If you have too much vodka and are looking for new ways to use it, you are in luck.  That stuff is seriously versatile! There are dozens of uses for vodka other than drinking. If you plan on going out and buying vodka specifically for these life hacks, don't spend a lot of money. Cheap vodka will work just fine! Here are a ways to use it that will help you finish it up without a hangover! Save Money With These … [Read more...]