Skylander Superchargers Birthday Cake

I made this Skylander Superchargers birthday cake for my little mans “first decade birthday”. I used three Pillsbury box cake mixes and two frostings, that I added gel food coloring. The sides are Kit Kat bars and a Hershey’s bar bridge. I really should have taken photos of the process, but it was actually much […]

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Freezer Meal Prepping 101

Guess what my favorite time of the month is?  Meal prepping!  Due to this routine I have found myself in, we have begun saving a significant amount of money (and time) on groceries.  If we were to cut out all the soda, we’d be down to about $200 a month on food for our family […]

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Create a Blogging Planner

Blogs are used by many folks these days. From personal family blogs, coupon blogs, mommy blogs to the business blogs to showcase products or services. Blogging can be a hobby, an extra income source or even a career. It’s sometimes hard to keep everything organized and running smoothly having to keep up with affiliates & […]

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The Great Printable Shopping List

The Coupon Project has my favorite FREE printable shopping lists — one for Grocery Stores + one for Drug Stores! Each list includes product name, product price, store/manufacturers coupon, Qty, final price, rebates/RR/Up+, etc.  Also has a space for notes, estimated trip cost and actual trip cost.  Remember to print + if possible, make black […]

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Create a Planner That Suits You

(Image source – Lisa Bacon, The Moxie Pear) So it’s almost the end of the year.  Many folks choose to use this time to get things organized within their home and/or work space so that they can make those famous resolutions of “staying organized”, “never being late again” or “eating healthier”.  Maybe even “staying within […]

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A Few Cleaning Tips

I’m always looking to make things easier or cheaper.  So today, being in the (almost) winter sweep cleaning of my apartment before the big Christmas-Tree-Putter-Upper day, I have been procrastinating and found some really great quick clean methods as well as some create your own cleaners.

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Organizing The Home

I’m all about my post-it notes, to do lists, menu planning, etc. Sometimes, I think I’m more so into the lists and the planning than getting the items on those list completed! I still have a year before state laws require my eldest child to be ‘in’ school. I am making all my plans now. […]

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Innovative Closet

Better Homes and Gardens has a great article with lots of pictures and information on how to create this closet “office”. In their write up, it’s used for a crafting area, but this is a great idea to use for a homeschool area for families that do not have a spare room. View the full article.

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