20 Things You Can Do to Be Successful Today

Do you know of some things you can do to be successful? Ever wonder what makes people successful? Why does life seem so easy for some while you lack a sense of direction, an overall plan of how to accomplish your dreams, and the ability to figure out what is continually wrong? What are you … [Read more...]

5 Truths to Cling to When the Days Are Painfully Hard

Are you looking for some truths to cling to when the days are just downright hard? As I sit writing this the world has welcomed in a new year, but what if while the world celebrates around you all you can think of is how you can’t even being to think about celebrating. As the world welcomes in a … [Read more...]

Creating a Master Bedroom That Is a Relaxing Haven

Having a master bedroom that is clutter free is the first step in having a master bedroom that is a relaxing haven. I find there are some steps we can take to help facilitate having a bedroom that we want to keep clutter free and that is easier to keep clutter free. If we allow our master … [Read more...]

Why My Husband and I Won’t Be Celebrating Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. Those two words often send men into a state of panic and cause women to start gearing up for a fight if they aren’t showered with enough or the “right” gifts. I realize I’m generalizing here, but the hype about Valentine’s Day is part of the reason that my husband and I won't be … [Read more...]

The 10 Most Popular Posts In 2016

It was an incredible year in 2016. Posts on cleaning, saving money, raising kids, managing time, and keeping our own sanity...they've all been here this past year. Here are the 10 most popular posts of 2016!   How to Clean Nasty Window Tracks Using One Simple Trick To the Mom Who … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 1/1/17

Yay!!! A new year! I love blank slates, and it can't get any more blank than it is today! But, here are the five most popular posts this week! It's the Day After Christmas, Now What? The 10 Commandments For Cleaning With a Family The After Christmas Financial Hangover 10 Reasons You … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Might NOT Be Accomplishing Your Goals

Goals. While setting goals is generally a good thing, setting goals can also be a bad thing if we are doing things that set us up for failure. I don’t know about you, but when I set goals only to fall short nearly right out of the gate, it is so discouraging. Discouragement is just not something I … [Read more...]

The No Excuses Exercise Motivation You Need For 2017

January is right around the corner, and there is no better time than right now to give your exercise motivation a kick in the butt. Most of us have probably consumed way more calories than we should have this past month, which means that we may be carrying around a few extra pounds. I know I … [Read more...]

How to Create an Effective To-Do List That Actually Works

I have been a list maker nearly all of my adult life, but maybe this is something that you are not familiar with. In that case, I've got the tools and tips you need. If you have made lists but find yourself wondering how to create an effective to-do list, then you are also in the right … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Holiday Tradition

We have many holiday traditions in our family, but this one is by far our favorite. I shared many of our favorite holiday traditions in this post HERE, but I wanted to highlight our very favorite one. It is so difficult to not get caught up in all the holiday craziness, especially the gift … [Read more...]

The Five Most Popular Posts This Week 12/18

It has been a fun and BUSY week for me in everything including my home here. There has been lots of exciting things going on here and on social media, and these are the things that have been keeping readers busy as the most popular posts this week!   8 Diet Tips You Can Actually … [Read more...]

8 Diet Tips You Can Actually Follow

Are you looking for some diet tips that aren't impossible to meet? So often diets are filled with strict regiments, routines, and meal plans, but you can still maintain a healthy lifestyle without all that stress. Whether you are looking to lose weight, eat more healthy, or maintain a healthy … [Read more...]

Do You Know a Homeschooling Family? Here Are Some Inexpensive Ways to Bless Them This Christmas

Do you know a homeschooling family who could use an extra blessing this Christmas? As a homeschooling mom of seven, I can attest to the fact that the cost for needed school supplies can really add up, and I’m not even talking about the cost of curriculum! There are numerous ways to bless a … [Read more...]

15 Signs That You Are Stretched Too Thin (and what to do about it)

Do you know if you are being stretched too thin? Let’s face it, life is busy. Demands placed on us can be so high, and we can be pulled in what seems to be a million different directions. Often we as women are required to wear many hats each day, and we can be left asking if we really wear any one … [Read more...]

What Will Your New Year Look Like?

We are in full holiday mode over here. Are you in your home, too? Christmas is just two weeks away! Yikes! While I know you are most likely all wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holidays, let’s not forget about what happens three weeks from today…the New Year! Even more YIKES! Are … [Read more...]