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DIY Relaxing Room Spray

Let's talk stress. Everyone deals with it, right? You get home from an extremely hard day at work and all you want to do is relax and decompress -- but the kids have homework, the cat puked on the couch and neighbors nosy dog won't shut up. So ... there's probably really not a lot of relaxing going on. But -- DIY Relaxing Room Spray. YES, … [Read more...]

What To Do When You Have Hard Water

This is a partnered post. I'm sharing this information because I feel it can be useful for those of us with hard water. Wondering what to do when you have hard water? Read below! The water that comes to your home travels through soil and city filtration facilities before finally making its way through miles of pipelines into your home. During the … [Read more...]

How to Get the Kids to Help with Spring Cleaning

This post is sponsored by Kimberly-Clark and The Motherhood. With spring cleaning on the horizon, I'm sure many of us could use some tips for getting the kids' help in getting the house in tip top shape after a long, dreary winter. We've already started some of our spring cleaning and I'm going to share my tips for how to get the kids to help with … [Read more...]

Uses for White Vinegar Around the House

In an effort to use products in my home that are safer for my family and safer for the environment, I've researched and learned so much about baking soda and white vinegar. Last month I shared 15 household uses for baking soda, so this month I want to focus on uses for white vinegar around the house. Much like baking soda it's very inexpensive to … [Read more...]

Household Uses for Baking Soda

During all my research for the different household uses for baking soda, I would be lying if I said I was not completely impressed by the humble white powder that comes in the bright orange box. From what I've seen and read, it can be used in just about any room in your house. I've used baking soda before in an unusual way when I did the no-poo … [Read more...]

Printable Nightly Checklist for Children

"Did you get your clothes ready for tomorrow? Did you empty your things out of the basket on the stairs? Did you take your dirty clothes to the hamper? Did you brush your teeth? Did you say your prayers?" Getting my children to remember to do anything without being told multiple times is impossible, y'all. I'm constantly repeating myself and … [Read more...]

June is Home Safety Month | How to Protect Your Family from a Fire + Giveaway (Closed)

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. One of my biggest fears when deciding whether or not to purchase a two-story home was having my children so far away from me in the event of a house fire. While I've never experienced a house fire, or even seen a house fire in person, I know that the results can be … [Read more...]

5 Things You Shouldn’t Skip While Cleaning

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Every year with the arrival of the warmer weather, I like to get down and dirty to give my house a good 'ol cleaning. I try to keep a clean and tidy house throughout the year, but when spring rolls around, I attack all those things that I've skipped or forgotten about … [Read more...]

Go Green in Your Bathroom | DIY Upcycled Recycle Bin

While this post is part of a sponsored campaign by Unilever Project Sunlight, all opinions and experiences expressed are entirely my own. Teaching my children about recycling and sustainability has been a high priority for me the last couple of years. Since we've moved into the suburbs we have more options than ever on where and how to … [Read more...]

10 Creative Ways to Reuse Glass Jars

Glass jars come in all shapes and sizes and can be reused and re-purposed in so many ways. We always have an abundant supply of empty glass jars hanging around the house waiting to be reused or re-purposed so I went on a little hunt around Pinterest to get some ideas flowing and I found some pretty cool ideas I wanted to share with you. 10 … [Read more...]