Can you believe it?! It’s already August! That means summer is ending and your children will be heading back to school soon. Are you and your family ready? If summer snuck up on you and dreading the back-to-school madness, we’re here to help! We’ve pulled together some tips and tricks that will help everyone in your household ease back into the school … [Read more...] about Back-to-School Tips and Tricks
When I went away to college, my parents told me to “make a budget”. When I graduated from college, my parents told me to “make a budget. When I was planning my wedding, my parents told me to “make a budget.” When we were looking to buy our first home, my parents told me to… you guessed it, “make a budget.” By this time in my life I should probably be an expert on budgeting, … [Read more...] about How to Create a Budget
Ladies, we know that we are capable of doing anything. We are the masters of multi-tasking; devoted wives and mothers, working both inside and outside of the home. So why are there still some tasks that seem to send us irrationally into panic mode? Certain “maintenance” type tasks were gender specific in the past, but by 2014 a lot of the stereotypes have broken … [Read more...] about How to Change Your Refrigerator Water Filter – Step-by-Step
To cry or rejoice; I’m not sure, but regardless, the holidays are over. The kids are back in school and I am back to work. The hectic schedule that is life as a working mom resumes. This year, one of my resolutions is to simplify... streamline, if you will. I would like to be able to accomplish the same amount of tasks more effectively and more efficiently. I’ll admit … [Read more...] about Efficiency in the New Year… Time & Money Saving Tips from a Busy Mom
After being overwhelmed with fancy bottled water at every turn, my family still chooses to drink tap water. The decision was reached from a financial and environmental standpoint, as well as basic convenience. After realizing the impact that disposable water bottles are having on the environment, and learning that the average American family spends nearly $100/ year, … [Read more...] about Water Testing Kits….I Drink Tap Water! Is it Safe?