Are you having holiday guests over the next couple of months? In my three-part series, I go over everything you need to make your guests feel welcome.
Where will your visitors sleep?
Part of being the best hostess ever means making sure your guests have a comfortable place to sleep. In part ...more
There are only six days left before Halloween. Of course, you are totally on top of things and already have your family's costumes ready to go. Right?
No? Me neither.
I’m the queen of Halloween procrastination! I have been known to shop for materials just two hours before trick or treating started, ...more
This guide to successful home hair color is a long and thorough post! Once you’ve finished reading this, download the printable checklist I’ve created for you!
I found my first white hair at age 12. TWELVE!!! I inherited my early graying hair from my mom.
By the time I was in my ...more
What do you do when your washer stops working, or your fridge goes on the fritz? If you answered, "go buy a new one," or, "call the repair man," I'm about to show you how you can save hundreds, even THOUSANDS of dollars.
If you are planning to teach your elementary school children at home this year, don't spend any money just yet! I've compiled a list of FREE homeschool English lessons and helpers for you. Many of these are good through high-school, but you can find everything you would need to teach ...more
Studying spelling can be boring. Although the traditional methods to practice spelling are good ways to learn and should still be used, there's no reason you can't make it a little more fun sometimes.
Here are 45 different ways to practice spelling words!
Use a water gun to write your words ...more
I find it difficult to make time for fun and extra-curricular activities when homeschooling. It's not because we don't have time in our school day, but because I don't know where to start or what exactly I'm supposed to be teaching.
Art is one of those subjects I haven't found time ...more
Here are another 35 free flower patterns. This is part 3 in the flower-making series - crochet! The last two were fabrics & trims and felt (take a look if you haven't seen them).
These beautiful and clever flowers range from simple to complex. Some are fun, some are realistic, and ...more
Do you struggle to pack healthy lunches for the kids?
Are you tired of paying money for nasty school lunches with little nutritional value?
Are you trying to stick to a budget, but you grab fast food or other junk at lunchtime?
Do you want to save money on your vacation by packing ...more
In addition to passing on some serious prescription savings, I’m going to tell you a little story today. It’s a story about having no insurance, really bad former employers, serious depression, and spending $327 on something that could have cost me only $33.
Don’t worry, it’s the short version.
Back in February, ...more