• 15 Back to School Money Saving Tips

    Growing up my mom used to say that August was the most expensive month besides Christmas. Back to school shopping can be expensive.  However, there are ways to be purposeful with your shopping that will save your wallet big time and your sanity too!  I have rounded up my 15 best back to school money saving tips for today’s post

    15 Back to School Money Saving Tips
  • Simple Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole Recipe

     We just got home from the lake and every time we go and there’s a crowd my mom whips up a couple of pans of delicious and simple cheesy hash brown casserole. They are heaven in your mouth. Do yourself a favor, if you have never had these and put this simple cheesy hash brown casserole recipe on your weekly

    Simple Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole Recipe
  • Simple Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas Recipe

    Right before we moved, I was on a mission to clean out the fridge.  I was rummaging around and found I had some pizza ingredients but no pizza crust.  Darn!  Luckily, I did find some tortillas and not only do my kids love pizza they also love quesadillas so we whipped up some simple pepperoni pizza quesadillas, or pizzadillas, and

    Simple Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas Recipe
  • Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizzas Recipe

    Somewhere along the line we got fed the message that dinner needs to be extra fancy.  I am not sure why but with 4 kids and evening activities sometimes dinner just needs to be simple.  Enter this delicious crescent roll pepperoni pizzas recipe.   The crescent roll pepperoni pizzas take less than 5 minutes to prepare and 10 minutes in

    Crescent Roll Pepperoni Pizzas Recipe
  • Got Armpit Odor? Simple Armpit Detox Recipe

    Several years ago, my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer (she’s cancer free now!).  As a result, I started to place closer attention to what I put in and on my body.  It can get so overwhelming but what I found is that our skin is our largest organ.  Armpits are very porous and are an access point to our

    Got Armpit Odor? Simple Armpit Detox Recipe

Simple Summer Activities for Kids

**Thanks to Heather from Glitter on a DimeGlitter on a Dime for guest-posting today** Summer Break is quickly becoming my favorite time of year! It is nice to forget about school routines for a while. We enjoy doing a DIY Summer Camp with lots of fun themes and activities. I know that route is not for everyone though. That is…

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10 Simple Backyard Water Activities for Kids

It’s Summer.  It’s hot.  There’s no denying getting wet is the best way to beat the heat.  Water and kids go together like biscuits and gravy.  So, today I am sharing 10 simple water activities you can do in your own backyard.  It’s perfect for big siblings while little siblings nap or maybe you want some simple summer fun without…

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10 Ways to Stretch Meat & Save Money

Across the United States, grocery stores are starting to limit the amount of meat you can buy.  It can be A LOT to disconcerting especially when you have a growing family as I do.  So, what are some ways you can stretch your meat and get creative with your meal plan this week?     So, how can you stretch…

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Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

  I don’t know about you but I am having to stretch my at-home cooking creativity cooking nearly every night of the week during this pandemic.  As a family, we have been thinking about some of our favorite foods from local restaurants and are recreating them at home.  My son requested we try making an easy breakfast pizza recipe and…

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10 Secret Instagram Tips to Help You Grow

Social media is the way so many of us stay up to date with friends and family near and far.  Just over 9 out of 10 Millenials, 3 out of 4 Generation X, and 1 in 2 Baby Boomers use social media regularly (source).  If you own a business, what that statistic tells us is most likely your potential customer…

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Create May Day Baskets

I remember gathering all the necessary supplies — cups, pipe cleaners, popcorn, and candy.  Then, my mom would help my sister and I make homemade May Day baskets.  When we were all done we would hop in the car and my mom would drive us to our friends’ homes.  We would dash out of the car, race to the door,…

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What’s on Your Plate?

When I was a little girl and my Grandpa Jack came to town we would go to Bishop’s Buffet.  The goal every time was to have enough room on your plate at the end of the long line of food so that you could get a piece of their famous and delicious french silk pie. Learn to Leave Room for…

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10 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas

Dinnertime at our house is preceded by the busy after-school rush which means I need easy dinner ideas that the family will love or more realistically some will love and everyone will eat ;)!    There are a few tried and true recipes that I make on repeat at our house because they always get a good reception.  I thought…

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Weekly Meal Planning in under 15 Minutes

If creating a meal plan for your family makes you want to pull your hair out, you are not alone.  Meal planning can be such a chore but can make your life so much more simple if you take a few minutes and do it. There are also a lot of misconceptions about meal planning.  Like, since I meal plan…

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10 Simple Kid-Friendly Lunch Ideas

Anyone else feel like they are cooking LOTS of meals right now?  Just me?  However, I will say that my kids don’t mind eating the same thing even though I feel the pressure to provide ample variety int their diet.  So, I thought I would share 10 simple kid-friendly lunch ideas that are on repeat around here in case you…

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