This post is sponsored. Every excuse in the world has been conceived to delay the dreaded house cleaning. It’s much like writing in which people will do everything possible to avoid it. What makes doing house cleaning such a pain in the backside? For many, it’s simply not knowing the right ways to get it […]
Tips to Declutter Clothes
My son James is a Freshman in high school. We are starting to think about college and how to pay for it. Realistically, state colleges are going to be the most affordable choices. We have a 529 college savings plan for both boys and contribute to that once a month. We started that when James […]
Both of my boys were in the middle school play Shrek the Musical just last week. Here are a couple of photos with more to follow in my Wordless Wednesday post. Here’s Ryan as Papa Bear in the overalls. Here is James as the Donkey. We went to all three performances. Everyone did a fantastic […]
How to make floam! Here’s a fun kid craft that only requires three ingredients – shaving cream, corn starch and food coloring.
This is a coffee table make over that did not require an sanding – just primed and painted!
Over the years, I’ve cooked with Teflon coated pans and stainless steel pans, but never really considered cast iron. My new experience with cast iron started when I was searching for an easy lasagna recipe. I stumbled upon the Pioneer Woman’s The Best Lasagna Ever and I was sold. The recipe was easy and had […]
With Halloween right around the corner and the new Peanuts Movie to be released on Friday, November 6th, we certainly have Charlie Brown and the Peanuts on our minds. Every Halloween it is a must that we watch It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown. Rather than pay to rent it or buy it, Ryan reserved […]
I have this pipe dream. In the dream my whole house is organized from top to bottom. I’ve been watching You Tube videos on organization and even minimalism. I am not sure that I could ever be a minimalist, but I could at least be better organized. So as to not overwhelm myself, I have […]
The above picture is a common site around this house – especially now that summer is here. The boys are getting better about helping out with household chores like laundry and dishes, but I could be better at delegating and enforcing, thus making them more responsible. Do you ever fall into the trap of […]