Five Tire Upcycles for your Yard!


I happened to be watching the Today Show as I did my Wednesday jog on the treadmill. In honor of Earth Day, the Property Brothers were sharing three fun upcycle projects for your back yard. The first was a sandbox made using an old tire. The second was a picnic table made using skateboards and […]

Tips for Using Lemons Exfoliate, Hydrate and Fumigate!


I love surfing the web and checking out videos on You Tube for tips and tricks on makeup, organization and cleaning. It turns out that lemons are great to exfoliate, hydrate and even fumigate. I’ve tried these tips using lemons (it’s the juice really) and they work well. Give them a try and save money […]

Katazoom Black Cat Wall Decal Review


I received a Katazoom Vinyl Wall Decal for this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Katazoom produces and sells only the very best wall decals, removable wall stickers, wall art decals, and DIY wall art. Whether you are looking for kitchen wall decor, nursery wall decals, bedroom wall decor or even man cave ideas Katazoom […]

Energizer Max Batteries with Power Seal Technology Giveaway 12/12


One thing you want to be sure of this season is that you don’t forget the batteries for those electronic holiday gifts. With Energizer® MAX® batteries with Power Seal Technology you can have the confidence in knowing you will have power when you need it most throughout the holidays and beyond. These new batteries hold […]

10 Cleaning Tips for a Busy Mom


Photo credit: cohdra from   10 Cleaning Tips for a Busy Mom 1. Picking up pet hair –To pick up cat hair, put on a wet rubber dishwashing glove and wipe your hand over surfaces. The hair will stick right to it! 2. Staying on task – If you tend to get sidetracked while […]

Tips and Tricks for Getting Rid of that Nasty Cigarette Smell


There’s nothing like the smell of stale cigarettes to take the shine off of moving into your new place or to ruin a great piece of furniture. Luckily, there are steps you can take to freshen things up and get rid of that nasty, lingering cigarette smell. Read on to find out the best ways […]

5 Tips for Organizing Your Elementary School Kids Papers, Artwork and Schedules


Now that my elementary school kids are home for February vacation, this is my chance to catch up with organizing their school papers and artwork and getting my planner up to date with sports schedules and appointments. Like it or not, I am chief organizer. If you are in the same boat and would like […]

Selling a House in 2010 Part Two

Be sure to read Part One if you haven’t already. An offer is supposed to be a good thing. It was the only offer they received after a three year cycle of putting their house on and taking it off the market. The mom was excited but reserved all at once. She read the information […]