Projects To Upgrade Your Home to Add Value and Curb Appeal

This post about projects to upgrade your home has been sponsored by the Brazilian Wood Depot. All opinions are my own. Looking for cool home improvement projects this month? There are dozens of house upgrades you can tackle that will add value and make your space more enjoyable. There are a number of changes you can make to your home and yard that add curb appeal and make your space appear bigger than it actually is. Here are a few projects to upgrade your home while the weather is nice. Declutter Before Tackling These Cool House … [Read more...]

Creative Ways to Reuse Yogurt Cups

Looking for ways to reuse empty yogurt containers?  There are a ton of ways to reuse your small plastic containers, which will save you money and reduce your carbon footprint! Since I go through a ton of yogurt, I thought I would share a few creative ways to reuse yogurt cups around your home.  When empty yogurt containers pile up... My children go through a ridiculous amount of yogurt.  every week at the grocery store I must spend 15 minutes just picking out new flavors and brands for them to try.  … [Read more...]

10 Creative Ways to Reuse Wine Bottles

Don't throw out empty wine bottles! These DIY wine bottle crafts and other creative ways to reuse wine bottles will help you reduce your carbon footprint and save money. Why buy new when you can reuse a glass bottle from home instead? What can you do with empty wine bottles?  A LOT! My nightly routine usually involves a glass of wine.  No, I don't have a drinking problem, I just like wine, snacks, tv and peace and quite for 30 minutes after my kids go to bed. That means I have plenty of empty wine bottles sitting around. … [Read more...]

Tips for Keeping Your Car Clean Even with Kids!

Why is it good to keep your car clean? From bad car smells to keeping car floor mats clean, check out these tips for keeping your car clean, even if you have messy kids.   Why is my car so messy? Every time my husband gets in my car he starts complaining.  Why is the seat so far up?  Why is the radio so loud?  And, my favorite... why are their food crumbs everywhere?  Ummm...HELLO Mr. Perfect!  I LIVE in my car some days!  My car isn't a total pigsty but there is definitely evidence of children … [Read more...]

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

Is your medicine cabinet full of expired medicine?  Have trouble finding the tweezers or thermometer?  Use these organizing tips to keep things you need within easy reach.  Learn to how to organize the medicine cabinet and you will no longer have to sort through empty bottles of cough medicine the next time you get a cold!  What should I put in my medicine cabinet? So, what exactly should you put in your medicine cabinet?  Most medications can be safely stored in the cabinet, in their original packaging.  … [Read more...]

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...]