Aug 2, 2016

10 Days of Essential Oils: Lemon Essential Oil Uses

Aug 1, 2016

Sour Cream Pineapple Upside Down Cake

10 Days of Essential Oils: Eucalyptus Oil Uses

Jul 31, 2016

10 Days of Essential Oils: Peppermint Oil Uses

Mandarin Orange Chocolate Cake

Using canned fruit can help cut down on prep work while still giving you a refreshing, delicious treat!

8 Energy Saving Tips That Help the Environment

Our environment is suffering and our resources are depleting because we use too much of everything. Did you know that taking small steps to save our environment can also help you save money?

Say Goodbye to Your "Sad Desk Lunch" This Week!

You're running out the door, already late and thinking about that important 9 a.m. meeting. Lunch is the last thing on your mind. You usually just pick something up from the deli or fast food place and hurry back to your desk...

Jul 30, 2016

10 Days of Essential Oils: Tea Tree Oil Uses

Jul 29, 2016

Juicy Chicken Breasts with Panko Breading

Delicious, golden brown panko breaded chicken breasts are a perfect weeknight meal that is good enough for company, but easy enough for anyone.

5 "Key" Ways to Save Money on Gas

Saving money on gas has been high on most people's priority lists for many years now. Gas prices were through the roof for several years, and while they may not be as bad right now as they once were, gas is still something that you can lower in your budget.

10 Days of Essential Oils: Lavendar Oil Uses

Jul 26, 2016

19 Healthy Tips That Are "Food for Thought"

2 Easy "Gourmet" Bite-Sized Snacks


Jul 21, 2016

3 Yummy Yogurt Dessert Ideas

All it takes is some yogurt and fresh fruit  to satisfy a sweet tooth and boost your health at the same time.

Jul 20, 2016

3 Ideas for Small Space Basement Storage

We need all the space we can get for storage, especially if we're living in a small space.

Jul 19, 2016

Puppet Bunny Craft Tutorial

You can have a puppet show without buying an expensive puppet. Here's how to make one in an easy and thrifty way.

5 Time Management Techniques That Could Change Your Life


There is never enough time in the day. We all experience the feeling of having more to do than there is time for, either at home or at work. We try our best to “make” or “find” time to get things done.

Jul 17, 2016

DIY Oatmeal Face Scrub


I love using face masks and scrubs. This oatmeal face scrub recipe uses easy, inexpensive ingredients that are great for your skin. It's suitable for all skin types, too.

Copy Cat IHOP Strawberry Cheesecake Pancakes

These IHOP inspired fruit smothered pancakes would be a great way to end the weekend :)

DIY Linen Spray


Here is a thrifty and fun way to freshen up your rooms the natural way :)

Sunday Coupon Insert 7/17 (Red Plum)

Please remember not every paper and every store will have the exact same deals, and they typically do not include samples, travel or trial sized products. 

Jul 16, 2016

11 Steps To Creating A Successful Budget

If you're single, creating a budget is relatively easy. You tend to have a pretty firm grasp on how much money is coming in, and when tracking expenses, you only have your own to think about. Creating a family budget is a different story.

Cucumber Boats



Cucumber boats can be filled with any type of salad.  Egg salad, chicken salad or even ham salad make a great addition to any picnic.