Amazing Household Organizing Strategies for You

Store bulky items like comforters, blankets, towels and pillows in these handy bags to save space and keep them dust and bug-free.

One of the topics I write about is organizing strategies and I haven't done anything in this area in a while.  So I wanted to share a collection of some of my BEST tools to boost your organizing strategies. Let's face it, part of the key to … [Continue reading]

5 Reasons Why You NEED a Side Hustle

A side hustle can be very helpful for both your finances and your life. Read more to find out why.

I am guest-posting this week for my friend Charissa over at Cook with a Shoe.  She is running a whole series on the side hustle and she asked me to write about my experiences with side hustles.  Here is my post about Fiverr and I'm working on another … [Continue reading]

How to Create Group Boards and Why You NEED Them

Pinterest strategy - why you need your own group boards

Joining other people's group boards on Pinterest is very important.  But I think it's almost MORE important to have group boards of your own.  Why?  Well, for one thing, you can be kicked off other people's boards, but on your own boards, you can pin … [Continue reading]

Giveaway and Discount Code for SeaQuest Aquarium Utah

Our visit to SeaQuest Utah along with giveaway and discount code

Recently, I decided to give my family a little pre-Easter treat by taking them for a visit to SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium in Layton, Utah.  We spent the whole day there and we had SO MUCH FUN!   Disclaimer:  I was compensated by SeaQuest Utah … [Continue reading]

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer - she's actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers). She has guest … [Continue reading]

Camping Hacks to Make Your Camping Trips Easier

I have a great selection of camping hacks to make your next camping trip much more enjoyable.

Anyone who knows me knows that I am definitely a city girl when it comes to camping.  I go a couple of times a year with our Boy Scout Troop or with my husband.  So I firmly believe that I need lots of help and advice about camping.  So I started a … [Continue reading]

Tips You Need to Manage Your Online Shopping

I have tips to help you stop overshopping. They've worked well for me!

An online shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances.  Actually, ANY kind of shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances, but online shopping is SO easy, it can get out of hand very quickly.  All it takes is a few … [Continue reading]

Traveling with Nature Made® Dual Action Probiotics

A few items I usually pack for a trip, including my Nature Made Probiotics

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  All opinions expressed in my post are my own. Now that winter is over, we are coming into travel season.  I frequently write about travel, … [Continue reading]

Products You and Your Dog Will LOVE

Products to give your dog a happy and healthy life.

The relationship between you and your dog is a special thing.  They are the only beings in the world who love and trust us unconditionally.  That means it is on our shoulders to provide them with all the things they need to keep them happy and … [Continue reading]

I really HATE Instagram – Wanna Know Why?

Is there a social media platform you don't like? For me, it's definitely Instagram.

I am starting to think I am the ONLY person in the world who absolutely HATES Instagram.  Everyone else seems to just LOVE it, but quite honestly, I just DON'T GET IT.  I do have an Instagram account, because I'm a blogger and I more or less have to, … [Continue reading]

Rookie Mistakes People Make on a Cruise

If you are going on a cruise soon, you'll want to watch for these rookie mistakes.

It's prime cruise season and my friend at work just got back from a Jamaica cruise.  Apart from being horribly jealous, it reminded me that I've been meaning to write this post about all the rookie mistakes I see people making on cruises.  Maybe it … [Continue reading]

The Secret to Paying for College with All Cash

Student loans aren't always necessary. With a little planning, you can have an all cash college experience.

If you have kids, one of the main worries you have is how you're going to be paying for college for them.  College costs have been increasing wildly.  So many kids are starting out their lives with huge student loans dragging them down.  Or worse, … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Be a Better Parent

New Year's motivation - my best tips to be a better parent. There's some gems in here!

Here is the 4th post in our New Year's Motivation series.  For most people, parenting is a big part of our lives and all of us want to be a better parent to our children.  As the mother of two sons and stepmother to a third, I think I have a bit of … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Declutter/Organize Your Home

I have a literal BOATLOAD of ideas to clean, declutter, and organize your home.

Here we are on Day Three of our New Year's motivation series.  Today, we are talking my best tips to clean/declutter/organize your home.  I've got more than 100 posts to choose from in this category, so I couldn't narrow it down to just five posts. … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Manage Your Money

My best tips to help you manage your money in the New Year.

This is the second post in our New Year's Motivation series.  After weight loss, I think people's #2 resolution is to recover from their holiday debt, and learn how to manage your money.  I feel it certainly is a worthy goal.  To me, managing your … [Continue reading]