Where we live, everything runs on electricity: heating, cooling, stove, lights… the list goes on in on. There is no way to tap into natural gas, so a few homes have propane for heating and cooking, but most houses are strictly run on electricity. That can make your electric bill very, very high. I am… Continue reading Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Electric Bill
We seem to be having a very mild winter, but when it gets cold, it can be difficult to stay warm. With these easy to follow tips, we’ll show you how to stay warm in cold weather: Add Layers – It’s easier and faster to warm yourself than it is to quickly change the temperature… Continue reading Ways to Stay Warm in Cold Weather
Our weather has been so crazy lately. We go from 60*F to 20*F with snow in just a matter of days. I can’t get over it. But, on the days when the weather is so cold you can hardly stand to go out, you want recipe ideas that will warm you up but not blow… Continue reading Cold Weather Recipe Ideas
Now that the holidays are over, and our minds are set on the new year and new beginnings, it’s our chance to get a fresh start when it comes to eating better after the holidays. I know I overindulged during the holidays, and now it’s time to get it right! It’s time to change up… Continue reading Easy Ways to Eat Better after the Holidays
Baby, it’s cold outside! At least it is where I am! We have been blessed with a very mild winter up until this point. In fact, it was over 60*F on Christmas Day! But, we are back to reality — and very cold temperatures once again. So, now it’s time to figure out how to… Continue reading How to Exercise in the Winter Months
With the New Year comes the desire to get it right. Getting healthy in the New Year is on everyone’s mind. But, how do you do it? Is it really hard to get healthy and make better choices when it comes to food, exercise, and what you drink? I will tell you that in 2015,… Continue reading New Year, New You: Getting Healthy in the New Year
As a mom of 8, I’ve rung in many a year with children. I’ve learned the best ways to make it special for them without making it overwhelming or exhausting for me. Here are my tips to celebrating New Years Eve with kids without going crazy: Host a “Noon Year’s Eve” Party – If your… Continue reading Celebrating New Year’s Eve with Kids
Now that Christmas is over, it’s time to start thinking about where to put all the “stuff” that accumulates at Christmas. Let’s talk about holiday storage tips for all those things you’ve got all over the place. If you’re like me, you’re ready to put all the Christmas stuff away the day after Christmas. Don’t… Continue reading Holiday Storage Tips
Uh oh! Christmas is just days away. Have you even started shopping? If your answer is no, keep reading! I’m going to give you some great last minute gift ideas, and some you can make in minutes. Gift Cards – If you don’t want to deal with the crowds, gift cards are always an easy… Continue reading Last Minute Gift Ideas, and Some You Can Make in Minutes
Are you wondering how to host a casual Christmas party at home? I’m here to help! I had been planning a casual Christmas party here at my house for the past few weeks, but the stomach flu has hit our home hard, and we had to cancel. But, because I just went through the planning… Continue reading How to Host a Casual Christmas Party at Home
When deciding what to wear to a Christmas party, there are several factors you need to consider: Where will the part be held? Is it formal, casual, fun, or just festive? Does it matter what you wear? You don’t want to look out of place, by being either too dressy, too casual, or too festive,… Continue reading What to Wear to a Christmas Party
Christmas is getting closer by the minute. Before you know it, the big day will be here. Are you ready for it? If you’re still having a hard time trying to decide what to give as gifts this year, why not consider a DIY gift? I know what you’re thinking: I have no creative ability.… Continue reading DIY Gift Ideas for Last Minute Giving
We’ve talked about what to get the kids. We’ve discussed gifts that every woman wants. But, what about the men in your life? Whether you are shopping for your husband, your Daddy, your brother, or that guy you’ve got your eye on, here are some great tips to get them the perfect gift this Christmas:… Continue reading The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Him
Do you have a special lady in your life? Are you trying to find her the perfect gift, but you’re just not sure what that gift should be? Maybe you’re buying for your wife, or Mom, or your favorite Aunt, or Nana, or your sister. Whomever it is you need to shop for, here are… Continue reading The Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Her
Now that December is officially here, if you didn’t have Christmas on the brain before, you will now! In fact, it’s all most people can think about, because it’s everywhere! Every store you walk into has tons of Christmas decorations up, huge sales going on, and Christmas music playing over the loudspeaker. Even our little… Continue reading The Best Christmas Gifts for Kids
Now that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are behind us for another year, what is one supposed to do if they missed all the big sales? You still need to stock up on presents to put under the tree, right? I get it! I really do. If you can’t afford to set aside money all… Continue reading Missed the Big Sales? Here’s What to Do!
Black Friday is just around the corner, and there are tons of great deals to be had. (Be sure to check out my post on Black Friday deals if you haven’t already.) But, what if you hate crowds and just don’t want to deal with all the craziness that Black Friday can bring? I understand… Continue reading Hate Crowds? Check Out These Cyber Monday Specials!
Thanksgiving is almost here. My kids are all so excited, they can hardly stand it! No school for almost a week, time with friends and family, and the time to do as much – or as little – as they want. For many people, though, this week is spent preparing for Black Friday sales and… Continue reading Are You Ready for Black Friday? Check Out These Specials!
With the holidays upon us, I’m sure all you can think about is getting the best deals on the products you want. Sure, we want to give our kids the very best, but if we can find exactly what they want at a better price, it’s win-win for everyone! So, I want to share some… Continue reading Don’t Miss These Thanksgiving Specials on PromosPro
Thanksgiving Day is just a little over a week away. By now, you’re probably planning and preparing for all of the Thanksgiving Day excitement. But, what about the day after Thanksgiving? What will you do then? Here are a few fun ideas to keep your “Black Friday” busy and full of good times: Put up… Continue reading What to do the Day after Thanksgiving