Continuing in my “New Year, New You” vein this week, I created a chore chart for my kiddos. Part of my journey into better time management includes delegation. My children are plenty old enough (way past old enough if the truth is told) to contribute with the running of the household. They are currently skating… Continue reading DIY Chore Chart with FREE Printable
Hey, so this is my first guest post, but I am not sure it really counts since it was my husband that wrote it…and I told him he had to… 😀 ***This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, this blog will receive a small commission. It does… Continue reading DIY: Bicycle Sprocket Mailbox Post
I don’t usually do ways to save type posts, but I decided to write this one because of a conversation I had with a couple of coworkers in the break room last week. One was telling us about her money worries (as she clipped coupons), and I was telling her different tricks we use in… Continue reading 4 Money Saving Tips
If you visit here very often, then you probably already know that I do not cook all that much. The chef in our house is most definitely my husband. He actually likes to cook, whereas I run away screaming most times. My poor children ate a lot of take-out before he came along (my little… Continue reading Easy Peasy Chicken Pot Pie
Since school let out for the summer, we have been focusing on chores around the house and have assigned each kid a couple daily responsibilities. One of the teenager’s chores is to empty the dishwasher. She repeatedly claimed that she couldn’t tell if the dishes were clean or dirty. I was having trouble believing that… Continue reading Make Your Own Dishwasher Magnet
We let the kids choose paint colors for their respective bedrooms, and my teenager choose this really nice dark gray. Rob spent a weekend prepping, hanging crown then painting his little heart out, and it looks pretty frickin fantastic if I do say so (and I do teehee). It even got a nod of approval… Continue reading My (not too shabby) Ceiling Fan Makeover
About a year ago, we bought a house! It is an adorable little three bedroom ranch just outside the city, and (most days) we love it <3 However, it needs a lot of work. Let me say that again: IT NEEDS A LOT OF WORK. When we moved in a year ago we were all… Continue reading We bought a house!