Tag: Tips and How to

Frugal, Fun, and Creative Date Ideas

With my big family of teenagers my kids are often asking me for fun and creative date ideas.  They want alternatives to the traditional dinner and a movie date that everyone seems to do.  They are looking for dates that are fun where they can talk and get to know their date.  These date ideas also...

/ May 17, 2016

Mystery Shopping: A Fun Way to Earn Extra Money

What if someone would pay you to go out with your family? Wouldn’t that be the perfect job?  It really is and it’s real!  I have been a mystery shopper off and on for years and it is the best job! When you are mystery shopping, you get paid to go out to eat, go shopping,...

/ May 16, 2016

Free Ebook: Fun Spring Crafts w/ Instructions

Whether you are a teacher, a home school mom, a parent who loves to do crafts with their kids, or a teen/tween who loves to do crafts, you will love this Free AllFreeKidsCrafts Spring Crafts eBook full of fun spring crafts.  This free ebook full of fun crafts for kids inspired by butterflies and flowers! The...

/ May 6, 2016

Why You Should Teach Your Kids To Be Ninjas

If you want your kids to help clean up you should teach your kids to be ninjas!  I discovered this trick when my sons were little. They had just discovered ninjas and were obsessed with wanting to watch ninja movies and make ninja stars out of paper. One day, I walked into the living room and...

/ April 18, 2016

Upcycled Styrofoam Cooler Planter Boxes

I am so happy with these upcycled styrofoam cooler planter boxes! About a week ago, I shared that I get these styrofoam coolers every month with my medication and I didn’t know how to use them.  I wrote in this post about how I wanted to make my dad proud by making something creative and useful out...

/ April 10, 2016

Cooking Hack: Hot Breakfast Fast, No Microwave

This is my family’s favorite cooking hack to make a hot, “real” breakfast in under 3 minutes easily with almost no clean up and no microwave.  It’s perfect for college students or busy families like mine! I have a confession. I don’t cook breakfast. I will cook lunch and dinner, but I hate cooking breakfast!  Mornings in our...

/ April 6, 2016

$1,000 Donation for School STEM Programs

Attention all teachers, home school moms, and PTA parents, don’t miss your chance to  earn up to $1,000 donation for school STEM programs from Lenovo at Pear! Registered non-profit group can earn up to a $1,000 donations for school STEM programs by getting sponsored by Lenovo on Pear. Signing up to start earning your donation for school STEM programs is...

/ April 4, 2016

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

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