Month: February 2016

The Calming Power of Lavender Essential Oil

My dear friend messaged me today to tell me how Eden’s Garden lavender essential oil helped her family.  I am a firm believer in the power of essential oils and it is so wonderful to hear how they help my friends and family!  It is stories like this and my own experiences that make me love...

/ February 29, 2016

Amazon Coupons on Healthy Snacks

These Amazon Coupons on Healthy Snacks just make me happy!  I really like to make it easy for my family to eat healthy by having healthy options available.  But oh my goodness it can be so expensive, so when I find great sales like this, I stock up! If you don’t use Amazon coupons, you really should!  Amazon coupons...

/ February 27, 2016

Look Good and Save on Sunglasses!

Save on sunglasses and avoid frustration! As a frugal mom of 8 kids I buy a lot of sunglasses. And with 5 teenagers, I need to buy cute, trendy sunglasses.  So I am loving this Sunglasses Sale! With my big family, I just can’t pay a lot of money for anything, especially something I know is most...

/ February 27, 2016

Girl’s Clothes 75% Off or More!

Awe, I love this sale on Girl’s Clothes!  These clothes are really cute and they are also modest.  I just don’t understand why it’s ever hard to find modest clothes for my 11 year old!  But we do have to be careful and these are great!  So when I can find cute, modest clothes my girls...

/ February 25, 2016

Teenager Tips By Chloe: Do Your Chores Slowly

How to Do Your Chores Very Slowly (Guest Post by Chloe my teenage daughter) Hey guys it’s Chloe again to give teens a tip on another important skill. Do you have chores to do around your house?  Then you need to learn how to do them really slowly! Do you have some chores that you hate?...

/ February 24, 2016

When Life Throws You Roadblocks, Just Roll With It

This year my birthday was the epitome of a typical birthday celebration for my family.  It was fun, it was memorable, and it was full of major challenges.  This could be a story of how my family never gets to go out and have fun, but we have really learned to just roll with it when...

/ February 22, 2016

5 Dinner Time Hacks to Save You Time

In the early days of being a mom of 8 kids, things we pretty crazy.  Just caring for the basic needs of our kids was a full time job.  Cooking for a young family of 10 was a a big source of stress at first until I found some dinner time hacks that saved me time and stress....

/ February 22, 2016

4 Ways to Bring the Sunshine In on Gloomy Days

This time of year can be kind of gloomy.  If the sun isn’t shining outside, bring sunshine in to help you feel happier and beat the winter blues. In my part of the country we sometimes have an inversion which means thick fog and almost no sunshine for days.  It feels dreary and people often feel...

/ February 17, 2016

Secrets to Save On Family Outings

Family Outings are a fun way to bond as a family but they can be expensive.  As a mom of 8 kids, I know how expensive it can be to take your family out to the movies, out to eat, or other family activities.  But if my family can save money on family outings yours can...

/ February 16, 2016

4 Steps to have a Successful Gift Cupboard

Do you have a gift cupboard?  As a mom of 8 kids, having a gift closet saves me so much time and stress! What is a gift cupboard?  A gift cupboard is a place that you keep gifts that you buy through out the year.  During the year, I buy gifts that I find for a...

/ February 14, 2016