• Room with bean bag chair, child's table, toy storage shelf

    6 Smart Living Room Toy Storage Ideas

    If you’ve ever been frustrated by too many toys and nowhere to put them, check out these living room toy storage ideas. These storage solutions will give you lots of toy corner ideas to keep your family room orderly and the toys close at hand.  In my house, when the toys are organized, the kids find what they need more easily and stay engaged in play longer; that’s why having great toy storage is a real sanity saver.  So take a look at the organization ideas below. They’re affordable, practical, and super cute, so you don’t have to sacrifice style for function in your living room.  *This article may contain…

  • 9 pre-prepped foods to save you time and hassle

    9 Pre-Prepped Foods to Help Reduce Food Waste (and Save You Time)

    Want to reduce food waste and save yourself time meal prepping? Check out these 9 pre-prepped foods that are worth the money to help you do just that. When was the last time you ate all the food in your fridge before it spoiled? (As in, NONE of your groceries went in the trash.) Are your hands up? Mine aren’t. Sadly, I don’t remember the last time it happened in my house. We always buy groceries with the best of intentions. But, when the busyness, tiredness and (sometimes downright) laziness kicks in, we often opt for the easiest to make (or order) foods. This means that a lot of our…

  • 20 Mother's Day Gift ideas for under $20

    20 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (2020) for $20 or Less

    Mother’s day gift ideas for your mom for Mother’s Day in 2020. You can give to mom without breaking the budget! Mother’s Mother’s Day gift ideas can often be stressful to come up with and stressful on your budget. How do you get the woman with everything something meaningful? (Especially when your budget isn’t so big!) But, believe it or not, you can pick the perfect Mother’s Day gift for $20 or less. First of all, stop worrying about how little you have to spend. Instead, start focusing on giving your time, talents, and love. I used to be worried that $20 (or less) would seem super cheap for a…

  • Learn how to use toilet paper alternatives

    9 Toilet Paper Alternatives From Household Items

    Learn how to use toilet paper alternatives at home when you can’t find TP in the store. Looking for toilet paper alternatives because you can’t find any at the store? I get it. During times of uncertainty, a lot of daily essentials can suddenly become unavailable and we have to learn to make do. If you find yourself in that situation, here are some helpful ideas to get you through going to the bathroom. Please note that this article is for entertainment purposes only. You will need to judge for yourself if these are appropriate alternatives for your situation and how to use each alternative safely for you and your…

  • FAQs about homemaking

    13 Frequently Asked Questions (And Answers) About Homemaking

    Consider this your go-to list for questions and answers about homemaking. Not only will it answer important questions about homemaking itself but it will help you understand why people CHOOSE this lifestyle. I think that far too often we snub the thought of fulltime homemaking. You know, thinking it’s for lazy, uneducated or unmotivated women who likely have a rich husband. But, after I quit my fulltime corporate job and wound up becoming a full-time homemaker myself, I realized just how wrong that that thinking is. My goal in writing this post is to help promote understanding and appreciation for those who choose to focus on home and family full…

  • Ever wonder what homemakers do all day? Keep reading to find out.

    10 Things a homemaker does all day

    Ever wonder what a homemaker does all day? I used to too. When I was working a fulltime corporate job it was easy to think homemaking was the lazy girl’s way to get out of the responsibilities of work. Sure, deep down being a homemaker seemed like something that would be nice, but it also seemed associated with an antiquated social system that kept women at home and in the kitchen. But, in my search to find inner peace and greater purpose, I actually ended up leaving my job to become a fulltime homemaker. And you know what? I’ve never been happier while working this much. So what does a…

  • Learn how to save money on your winter utility bill

    6 Super Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Winter Utility Bill

    How to save money on utility bills in winter. With the constant increases in prices and taxes, it can seem almost impossible to save money on winter utility bills. And, let’s face it, you’re really at the mercy of the weather. While some might luck out and have the mildest winter on record, what do you do when your winter is one of the harshest in years? As it turns out, there are a few things you can do AND they’re pretty easy. While these tricks won’t drop your winter utility bill to $0, they will help you see a lower number on that bill. 6 Super Easy Ways to…

  • Did you know that food storage can help you save money? Buying items on sale and stocking up can provide long term benefits.

    3 Reasons to Create a Food Storage Even if You’re on a Budget

    Not sure you need to worry about building a food storage when you’re on a tight budget? (Let alone build one at all?!?) Food storage often gets associated with super extreme, maybe sometimes a little crazy, people. (Like the extreme couponers and doomsday preppers on reality TV.) But, I’m here to tell you that you don’t have to go to any crazy lengths to understand the value of food storage. (And to start building one of your own.) It doesn’t matter if you have a years worth of supplies in your stockpile or just a couple of weeks worth of pantry items. Every household can benefit from some shape or…

  • Science-backed was to finally stick to your goals in 2020

    Are You Ready to Finally Stick to Your Goals? These 2 Science-Backed Methods Can Help.

    Do you struggle to stick to your goals? You know, those goals you make about exercising, saving money and getting your life together. If you’re like me, a lot of your goals get thrown out in less than a week, and you just can’t muster the motivation to change. You reallllly want to finally stick to your goals, but life is always throwing you “excuses” not to get it together. But, what if you’re not going about things the right way? Science says there could be a couple ways to increase your chances of sticking to your goals by anywhere from 25%-56%.1 Amazing, right? And these tips don’t have anything to do…

  • Four cute Valentine's Day cards for kids and adults

    Cute Valentine’s Day Cards – Free Printables

    Want some unique, cute Valentine’s Day cards that will only cost as much as the card stock you print them on? Well, you’re in luck! Here are four original, super cute Valentine’s Day cards we’ve made just for out readers! Cute Valentine’s Day Cards (Printable & FREE) *This article may contain affiliate links. That means when you buy something using our link, we get a commission at no extra cost to you. Read more in our terms of service. The Valentine’s Day we’ve made for you are are found in our Free Resource Library. They’re all together in one document (a four page PDF) with each design on a separate…