How to get your shy kids outside to play this Summer!

Need help getting your introverted or shy child outside this summer? Check out these great tips! {} Parenting Tips

Do you have a child who struggles to interact with other people? One who hides indoors with a book or electronics rather than enjoying the fun going on outside with other kids? There’s nothing wrong with enjoying a good book and some alone time, but social skills are important, too. Being alone with a book … Read More

You Won’t Believe this Simple Painting Hack!

Make painting drawer knobs and handles a snap with this simple painting hack {} What a time saver!

One of the trickiest parts of painting furniture can be painting the handles and knobs. Just how do you hold the piece while painting around all of the edges? You could paint it while it’s attached to the furniture, but don’t! You’ll just make a big mess. Try this simple painting hack instead. Necessity is … Read More

9 Amazing Travel Hacks for Families!

9 Amazing Travel Hacks for Families {} #1 is brilliant, and I can't believe I never thought of #2! So simple.

We’re getting ready to take a huge road trip this summer. We’re headed almost from coast to coast — in the van — with three kids. Crazy? Maybe, but we think it’s going to be great. To get ready, I’ve been collecting travel hacks — great ideas to help make road trips with kids just … Read More

4th of July Bingo!

Cool summer game perfect for a 4th of July picnic or family reunion! 4th of July Bingo {} Free Printables - 10 Boards and calling cards

It’s Bingo time again! These 4th of July Bingo boards are perfect for a summer picnic, entertaining kiddos at a family reunion, or an at-home boredom buster. Summer Bingo RELATED: Summer Boredom Busters for Teens, Halloween Bingo, Christmas Bingo How many times have you heard it this summer? “Mom. I’m bored! There’s nothing to do.” … Read More

Fun Pinwheels 4th of July Craft with Free Printables

Fun and Easy 4th of July Craft for Kids! Patriotic Pinwheels | I provide the mix-and-match printables and instructions. You provide the fun! {}

I’m so excited to share this fun and easy 4th of July craft for kids. Don’t you think these patriotic pinwheels are so cute? Do you have any idea how easy it is to make a pinwheel? Seriously. I don’t know why I’ve bought them for my kids so many times. They’re super quick and easy. … Read More

How to Enjoy Your Garden Spinach All Year Long!

How do you enjoy garden spinach all year long? Freeze it! It's perfect as a side dish, in soups, dips and smoothies. {} Simple tips with pictures | How to Freeze Spinach

Well, it finally happened. The weather got too hot, and my spinach started bolting. 16 square foot garden squares with nine spinach plants each (all very full) is a lot of spinach to eat at once! We’ve just been picking what we needed all spring and leaving the rest to keep growing. Time to pick … Read More

Learn how to paint furniture like a pro!

Getting ready to give your furniture a makeover? Check out these tips to learn how to paint furniture like a pro! {} Furniture Painting Tips {Dark paint to white}

The weirdest thing happens when you get new carpet. You start wanting your whole house to look new again, and you start finding all sorts of long-put-off projects to work on. Since we had to move the heavy furniture anyway, my mom and I got this brilliant idea to finally paint the navy blue bunk … Read More

7 Easy Tips to Refresh Your Home

7 simple ways to make your old home look new again! Refresh your home with these simple tips! {}

As you might have read in my last post, a few weeks ago we were lucky enough to get new carpet in our home. (Squeal! We’ve been needing it for so long.) Once we had the carpet pulled out, we recognized lots of things we could quickly do to refresh our home and make the … Read More

How to Get New Carpet Without Breaking the Bank!

Getting new carpet? Before you buy, check out these money-saving tips so you won't break the bank! {} How to Save Money on Carpet | Frugal Tips!

Are you lucky enough to be getting new carpet for you home? Carpet can be expensive, but it doesn’t have to break the bank. Check out these tips to get the most for your money while still purchasing a nice, good quality product. Based on my family’s recent experience, here are some quick tips on how to … Read More