How to Find the Perfect Balance As a Work at Home Mom

As a work at home mom for eight years, I have come to master the art of finding the balance between work and mom. That’s not to say that it is always easy, but I have come to discover what it takes to do both jobs well. It is possible to find balance as a work at home mom. There are times that … [Read more...]

To the Mom Who Struggles With Making Meals

This is dedicated to the mom who is struggling to put a meal on the table. Is this you? Guess what? This was me, too. With a husband who is finishing school, kids who need to be driven to their activities, and homeschooling four days a week during the school year, it can be a struggle to keep … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Family Friendly Summer Bucket List {30+ Ideas!}

Summer is often filled with glorious weather and days that seem to last forever. Kids and families often have more time, and it’s the time we start thinking about making some amazing family memories before the back to school frenzy starts all too soon. Now is the perfect time for a summer bucket … [Read more...]

How to Create a 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 place. This … [Read more...]

Get Off the Screen! Why Limit Screen Time This Summer + Free Guide

How many times have you been at a public place like a restaurant or an event of some kind where all you see are people completely oblivious to what is going on around them because they’ve got their faces buried in a screen of some kind? Maybe you’ve had your kids with a friend over, and rather than … [Read more...]

Puffed Pancakes: A Family Favorite Recipe

One of the easiest ways to stretch your family dollar is by making a hearty and homemade breakfast in the morning, and this puffed pancake is a great option. It is so much cheaper and healthier than cereal, and it is usually heartier, too, which means that their first meal lasts them longer. A … [Read more...]

Ode To Those Who “Love” Flying

I have found myself flying a ton this past year. At least a ton by my standards, and there are a few more trips coming this year. If you or someone you love isn't too fond of flying, this one's for you! (this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase, I may receive a small … [Read more...]

The One Piece of Advice a Mom of 8 Wants Every Pregnant Mom To Hear

Out of everything you’ve probably read or heard as a pregnant mom, this may be that one piece of advice that you actually need to hear. I can say this because with eight kids, I’ve been an expectant mother a few times. As an expectant mom, the days can be long. I want to give you some … [Read more...]

How to Have More Time For Doing What You Want {Free Cheat Sheet}

The more I talk to people the more I’m convinced that time really is the most precious commodity out there today. How much of your time are you wasting every day? Before you just push me aside and move on, hear me out. In reality, you might be wasting more time than you could ever imagine. This … [Read more...]

15 Father’s Day Gifts (written by a father of 8!)

I think we can all agree that sometimes it can be so hard to buy gifts for guys that aren't a tie - the ol' standby! I know men often say that women are so hard to buy for because we already buy ourselves the things we want and need, but I would argue that the opposite is true. Can I get an Amen … [Read more...]

Bullet Journaling For Teens (written by a teen)

Have you ever tried bullet journaling? Maybe you’ve heard of it, but never tried it because you didn’t know how. Maybe you’ve tried it before, but you’ve never gotten it to work. Or, maybe you’ve never heard of it at all. Well, whatever the case, you’re in luck, because I’m going to show you how to … [Read more...]

What You Need (& don’t need) To Start Cloth Diapering Today

I am far from a cloth diaper expert, but I have been cloth diapering for the past four years for kids number five, six, seven, and eight. As a result, I have learned a few things along the way. Cloth diapering certainly can be a very frugal choice, but there are also ways that cloth diapering can … [Read more...]

The Easiest (& tastiest) Burrito Bowl

We are lovers of all Mexican foods in our house. For this reason we are constantly trying new things. We love taking things and putting our own spin on them. With so many mouths to feed and a tight food budget, we most commonly make changes to recipes that make them super frugal options. These … [Read more...]

The Simple Secret to Finding an Extra Hour In Your Day

I think we can all agree that time is such a precious commodity. It seems like no matter what we do, there is never enough to go around. Can you relate? As my life has gotten busier, I have been focused more and more on becoming more efficient. I have been focusing on making sure that I make every … [Read more...]

Disinfecting Green All Purpose Cleaner Using Essential Oils

If you are looking for an amazing all purpose cleaner, this disinfecting green all purpose cleaner is just what you have been looking for. The ingredients cost next to nothing, and because you control what goes into it, you have no harsh chemicals to worry about. Its power is second to none, too, as … [Read more...]