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 […]

How to Clean a Gas Grill and Why We Should Just Buy a New One!


I have a review coming up and I would like to use my grill, so I just had to clean it before you see just how dirty it is. That’s when I thought, no.  I am keeping this real and bearing the inside of our shameful BBQ Grillware grill for all to see.  Just look […]

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 morguefile.com   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 […]

Quick Tip for House Plant Care


Now here’s a story with a happy ending. I thought this jasmine plant was on it’s way out. It was covered in white patches that I figured was some disease or something. Come to find out the white patches are caused by mealybugs. I was just about to put some expensive insect killer in my […]

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 […]

Our Impossible Dream – Selling Our House

Today was a first. Not only did we entice one potential buyer to come and look at our house, but we managed to get two interested buyers to take a tour of our four bedroom two bath, w/ garage, w/ pergola, w/ privacy home at exactly the same time! This alone is nothing short of […]

Home Organization – How to Clean Up the Bathroom Clutter

Take moment to assess your bathroom. Are your counter tops covered with toothpaste tubes, bottles of hair products, and various containers? Is your linen closet door ajar, because it is stuffed to overflowing with linens and bath towels? No problem! There are inexpensive storage solutions that can effectively tackle the clutter. My bathroom, having limited […]