Cleaning Tips to Make Life Easier and Great Smelling

Decluttering, organizing, and cleaning are all very intricately linked topics.  The cleaning is kind of useless without the decluttering and organizing steps.  Shiny and scrubbed clutter still looks pretty messy! Tips to clean your house and make it smell GREAT!

I blog a lot about decluttering and organizing, but not much about actual cleaning.  To be honest, it's not my strongest suit, but I'm getting there with a little help.  Decluttering, organizing, and cleaning are all very intricately linked topics.  In order to do a proper job on the cleaning, you need to have the clutter out of your way.  … [Continue reading]

7 Must-Have Items for a Great Cruise Experience

I have 7 items you may not have thought of to bring on your next cruise.

Cruises are such wonderful experiences, but especially if you are new to cruising, it's often difficult to figure out what you do or don't need.  It's interesting to figure out the right balance between comfort, style and luggage space!  Thankfully, … [Continue reading]

10 Blogging Tools Worth Paying For

The best blogging tools worth paying for

I've been blogging for a VERY long time.  I started blogging in May of 2007, so in blogging years, I'm practically an antique!  Over the years, I've learned a LOT and one of the best things I've learned is which are the tools worth paying for and … [Continue reading]

12 Christmas Tree Treats for your Holiday Entertaining

'Tis the season for holiday parties. Here are a dozen fun ideas for some Christmas Tree inspired recipes to enjoy.

Lots of holiday parties are going on right now and if you're looking for fun Christmas tree recipes, you are in the right place.  I've put together a round up of some very fun items that you can make for your various holiday celebrations.  It's just … [Continue reading]

Roundup of 20 DIY Holiday Snowflake Designs

A round up of easy holiday snowflake designs for your holiday decorating.

'Tis the season to decorate your home for the holidays.  Snowflake designs are one of my favorite holiday decorations.  They're so pretty and festive.  Best of all you don't feel guilty if you leave them up clear into January or February.    I put … [Continue reading]

Major Improvements to the Tailwind Tribes Feature

Did you know Tailwind Tribes are now searchable? Cool beans. Click here to find out the skinny on Tribes.

Tailwind Tribes has had a bit of a makeover recently.  I've been one of their Beta testers ever since the Tribes feature came out and I've been a big fan of them.  I run four different Tailwind Tribes and I've noticed HUGE growth in my Tribes since … [Continue reading]

3 Tips to be More Persuasive by Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary

Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary listens to pitches all the time. He shares how to make yourself more persuasive and get further in life.

Here are a few more tidbits I picked up from Shark Kevin O'Leary during my recent all-day seminar. 3 Ways to be More Persuasive Hey, you might not ever end up on Shark Tank, but we all have to make pitches to persuade other people all the … [Continue reading]

Getting Ready for the Holidays with Duck Max Strength Packaging Tape

Get ready for your holiday packages. Get this Duct Max Strength Packaging Tape at Sam's Club. Less than $20 for an 8 pak. #duckmax #ad

I hate to say it, but we are on the countdown to the holidays already.  I swear it was JUNE just a minute ago.  But, the fact is, the holidays will be here in just a few short weeks.  Are you ready for shipping out your holiday packages?  I'm trying … [Continue reading]

5 Fabulous Products that Will Make Weight Loss EASIER

I've got some cool products that can help you lose weight - quick and easy.

If there is anything women spend their time and energy on, it is trying to accomplish weight loss.  Me too.  Weight loss is always on my mind somewhere.  And over the last few years, I've found lots of new products that are making me much healthier … [Continue reading]

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary in Praise of Female Entrepreneurs

Mr. Wonderful from Shark Tank was lavish in his praise for his FEMALE entrepreneurs vs. his male ones.

I LOVE motivational speakers.  I'll bet I've listened to over a thousand hours of amazing speakers and teachers, both in person and in audio or video recordings.  So, when I had a chance to attend a seminar this week that featured both Shark Tank's … [Continue reading]

How to Find the HOT Promo Codes for Hot Topic

How to get the Hot promo codes at hot topic with Dealspotr

When I do my gift shopping, there is one site that I head to consistently - Hot Topic!  I know most parenting bloggers are writing about their adorable babies and cute toddlers, but we passed that stage a LONG time ago.   When you're buying for … [Continue reading]

Easy Hack to Create Pinterest Hashtags with Tailwind

#Pinteresttips #Pinteresttricks #Pinteresthacks #Tailwind #bloggertips

In case you haven't heard the news, there's some great news on the wind.  Pinterest has finally caved and is now allowing people to use Pinterest hashtags!  From what I'm hearing they are saying use a FEW hashtags, like 4 or 5 rather than the 30-ish … [Continue reading]

How to Save Money on a Car Purchase with

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Getting a good deal on a car - either a new car or a used one, can be a long and challenging process.  I've talked about it a length in a previous post - How to Negotiate a Good Deal on a Car.  However, I now have a new resource to help you get the … [Continue reading]

Kitchen Reveal – Painted Oak Cabinets

Kitchen reveal - our brand new painted oak cabinets. It's gorgeous and was easier than you'd think.

Sooooo, we've been mucking around all summer with a kitchen remodel.  We've been poking around for like a year looking at painted oak cabinets, but it's a big change, and an expensive one.  But we've had these old 70's style golden oak cabinets in … [Continue reading]

6 Secrets to Become a Morning Person and LOVE It

Becoming a morning person is EASY with these helpful tips.

The world seems to be broken into two types of people - the morning person and the night owl.  I am decidedly in the night owl camp, but this is the real world.  I have a job that requires me to function as somewhat of a morning person - if I want to … [Continue reading]