Category: How to tips

Essential Oils – Where to Start

I love essential oils and I often recommend them to my friends and family.  I usually recommend a specific treatment for a specific problem like our Car Sick Roller that we love for to help kids who get car sick on road trips.  But when my friends and family see how well they work, they want...

/ March 31, 2016

How Would You Upcycle this Cooler?

I love to reuse, or upcycle our things before we throw them away, and I need your help with these coolers.   This is one of the may times I really miss my dad who passed away last year.  He had an amazing ability to see potential everywhere!  He was upcycling before upcycle was even a...

/ March 30, 2016

Our Tradition: A Simple, Frugal Girl’s Party

My daughters and I have a fun tradition.  Anytime the boys go hunting or fishing, the girls and I have a “Girl’s Party”.  This is a fun thing that we all love and a perfect example of turning a problem into a happy little tree.  (See this post about how we try to turn our mistakes...

/ March 29, 2016

The One Touch Method of Cleaning

The One Touch Method  of cleaning is a simple way to break down big jobs and eliminate anxiety.  I tend to look at big jobs or projects and initially feel overwhelmed by the whole  thing.  I don’t remember where I first heard about the one touch method but I started using it about the time that...

/ March 28, 2016

Use Parkinson’s Law to Increase Productivity

I strongly believe in Parkinson’s Law!  It rules my life and using it improves my productivity. What is the Parkinson’s Law? It’s a theory that a task will expand to fit the amount of time assigned to it. Example: If I give myself 2 days to send a letter, I will take 2 days to get...

/ March 10, 2016