5 Tips to Make Your House Look Cleaner After a Long Day

Check out these tips to make your house look cleaner. I am the first person to admit that cleaning the house is not something that’s high on my list of fun things to do. After I have worked all day, made dinner, and washed the dishes, the only thing I want to do is relax […]

Simple Irish Cheese Board Ideas and Healthy Pairings

I decided to put together a simple Irish cheese board for St. Patrick’s Day this year. We’re having my daughter and her fiance over for corned beef and cabbage. And, I decided it would be nice to offer a cheese board in case they wanted to snack before dinner. Irish Cheese Board There are a […]

Tax Season Stress Tips and How to Keep Tax Documents Safe

It’s tax season time and if you’re feeling the stress, check out these tax season stress tips! As a small business owner, tax season is not my favorite time of year. It’s important that you keep tax documents safe when deciding how to file. That’s why I’ve been using the same tax preparation service for […]

Creative Tips to Get Kids to Eat Vegetables Without Arguing

These tips to get kids to eat vegetables may help make mealtime a little bit easier for you. When my kids were little, I cannot tell you how many arguments we had to try to get them to eat what was on their plate. If you have the same struggles with your children, keep reading. […]

10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill This Year

Are you looking for ways to lower your electric bill? One of our goals this year is to lower our electric bill even more than it already is.  We pay between $60 and $90  a month for our electricity and while that’s not bad, we’d like to see it lower. Ways to Lower Your Electric […]

Simple Tips for Decluttering Sentimental Photographs

Decluttering can be a challenge when you’re talking about decluttering sentimental photographs. It’s fairly easy to toss out a sweater that’s too small or a coffee cup with a chip on it. When it comes to what to do with excess family photos, the decision becomes a little bit harder. Decluttering Sentimental Photographs While you […]

9 Easy Tricks to Save on Healthy Food When You Shop

If you’re wondering how to save on healthy food, keep reading! Did you ever look at your grocery receipt and think “Oh my word, that cannot be how much I spent!”  If you did, you aren’t the only one.  I am passionate about buying healthy food for my family. With Sarah being gluten intolerant and […]

Top 10 Valentine Day Gifts for Women That Aren’t Candy

Don’t wait until the last minute to choose one of these top 10 Valentine Day gifts for your sweetheart.  Finding the right gift for Valentine’s Day can be difficult for some men. Many will choose to fall back on the old standby of a box of chocolates.  For women that are struggling to keep their […]

Dye Free Menu Suggestions for a Pink Themed Party

These menu suggestions for a pink themed party are perfect for Valentine’s Day, a Breast Cancer Awareness party, a baby shower or a sweet 16 party. Most of the time, when I see party ideas around a certain color, they include food dye. Because food dyes can cause so many health problems for children and […]

The Legend of the Bayberry Candle and Its History

Being from New England, the legend of the Bayberry Candle is one of my favorite Christmas legends.  I thought it was one that everyone knew until I met my husband who grew up in Texas. He had never heard of the legend of the bayberry candle.  For those of you who may not be familiar […]