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Deciding on chores for kids by age can be overwhelming, especially for newer parents.  Every few months, an age-appropriate house cleaning chore list for kids makes the rounds of Facebook. Parents ooh and ah over the list and vow to have their little ones doing all these jobs. Then, reality sets in. A 2 year old […]

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Cleaning the Family Home: Develop Regular Habits

August 28, 2014

Keeping your home clean is not just about the daily cleaning. Your family’s habits play a vital part in a mostly clean and organized home. Kids that leave their books everywhere have a harder time finding them when it’s time to do homework. Teens who never put their clothes in the laundry usually don’t have […]

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Epic Savings for Christmas Photo Gifts and Photography Projects

August 28, 2014

Every August, I start on my photography projects and Christmas gifts.  I like to start as early as I can since the holidays can be hectic. I spend all year collecting photos on my computer for the project. If I’m ready by the end of August, it’s easy to take advantage of photo deals from […]

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Fabulously Frugal Thursday Linky Party #82

August 27, 2014

Welcome to another week of frugal tips, recipes, crafts, and decorating projects. Last week, 142 links were shared at Fabulously Frugal Thursday. If you’re here for the first time, welcome! If you’re a seasoned contributor, we love seeing you again! We’ve got all kinds of frugal ideas for you including: Homemade Broth in the Slow […]

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Printable Coupons 8.27.14: Perfect for Camping, BBQ’s or Relaxing for Labor Day Weekend

August 27, 2014

All of the newest coupons, and many more, can be found at the Coupon Center. A huge list of printable coupons from 8.14.14 Labor Day Coupons $1.00 off 4 Minute Maid Fruit Drink or Lemonade  $0.55 off Nathan’s Famous Beef Franks  $1.00 off Two (2) RED BARON multi-serve pizzas  $1.00 off Ocean Spray Grapefruit Juice Drink  $0.55 […]

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How to Start Organizing Your Home: Get Rid of Stuff

August 27, 2014

Organizing your home and maintaining a mostly organized home tells our children we value our home and the community we build there as a family. No one wants a messy home, uninviting to family and guests. Families thrive on having just enough stuff to get their needs met without being overwhelmed with taking care of […]

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Simple Dinners: 8 Meatless Meals

August 26, 2014

Simple Dinners are the backbone of my weekly meal planning. Once a week, I like to take a day off from cooking meal and make a meatless meal in the form of pasta, cheese, or pizza. All three ingredients are perfect for endless variations, including being combined together. Most kids love pasta, cheese, and pizza […]

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#PinterestFoodie Linky Party #54

August 25, 2014

It’s time for the Pinterest Foodie Linky Party cohosted by myself, Deals from Ms. Do, and Heather of Real: The Kitchen and Beyond. Last week, we had 46 posts linked up to the party. If it’s your first time linking up: Recipe posts, food posts, recipes pins, and food pins are all welcome. Returning party […]

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Printable Coupons 8.25.14: Coupons Ending in 7 Days

August 25, 2014

All of the newest coupons, and many more, can be found at the Coupon Center. A huge list of printable coupons from 8.20.14 Stock up for Back to School lunches! Coupons Ending In The Next 7 Days $0.50 off ONE Metamucil Fiber Wafers  $0.40 off (2) Pillsbury Sweet Rolls  $0.50 off ONE Crest Pro-Health Toothpaste  $0.30 off […]

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Back to School Traditions for Preschool and Kindergarten

August 25, 2014

I’m so excited to share back to school traditions from Amy of Umbrella Tree Cafe. Mom to 2 boys, Amy writes about her adventures with her boys on her blog, Umbrella Tree Cafe. From camping to building pirate ships out of boxes, you’ll find lots of great activities to do with your kids. Back to […]

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