5 Simple Yet Very Effective Tips for Moving on a Budget

Moving into a new home is not that easy. It is physically exhausting and emotionally draining. It can also become a costly activity if you are not well prepared and ready. Fortunately, there are simple ways to make moving quite easy and inexpensive. Here are some of the most effective ones that can save you from unwanted stress and huge expenses. Leave out the junk Don’t bring all the stuff … [Read more...]

Basic Home Lighting Tips That Can Improve Your Home Instantly!

  Improving your home doesn’t necessarily mean you have to spend some cash, dedicate great amount of time and exert extra effort. Sometimes, all you have to do is upgrade or change your lighting fixtures – yes, as simple as that. The lights you use have a huge impact on your interior decoration. The lighting fixtures’ size, shape and design can make or break your home’s ambiance and overall … [Read more...]

8 Summertime Decorating Tips and Ideas for Your Home

Summertime is here! This just means more time for fun and exciting outdoor activities. But before you head out and do some camping and picnics, it’s best to redecorate your home first and give it a summer feel. Below are some tips and tricks that could bring the summertime feel inside your home. They are pretty easy to do and won’t cost you that much to do so. Check them out! Heavy to … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Signed with a contractor for a new roof, and to rework our garage. Both have been a long time coming. 2.Turned 47. Hard to believe I am so close to 50. Seems like I was 27 just a blink ago. 3.Enjoyed an overnight visit with our granddaughters. They are so much fun. 4.Spent a night awake overthinking things until 3 am. 5.Slowed down on blogging … [Read more...]

Himalayan Salt Lamp Review

It's no secret that I have been struggling with stress, insomnia and a little anxiety lately. Hence, my lack of blog updates. The thing is, I don't really have a reason to be feeling this way. My life is actually pretty amazing. Turns out what I have been feeling is all part of that lovely gift us women receive as we age, often in our late forties and early fifties. We are all about keeping … [Read more...]

DYNATRAP Natural Mosquito Trap Discount & Review

We love spending time outdoors. From spring through fall, we spend a lot of our days in our backyard, and evenings on our front porch. What we don't love are the bothersome bugs. This year the Asian beetles have been a real problem. Which is upsetting after we decided to spend the money on upgrading our porch furniture. Thankfully DYNATRAP sent us The Original Insect Trap to review. The … [Read more...]

7 Things On Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Celebrated our granddaughter's ninth birthday. Watched an advanced screening of Nine Lives. (review coming soon) Made plans for a weekend trip up north with cousins. Participated in a phone interview with Jennifer Garner. (blog post coming soon) Enjoyed having our two year old granddaughter for two days. Tripped and twisted my ankle pretty good. … [Read more...]

Are Home Products making the Air Toxic in your home? #sp

Having two beautiful cats, and one princess of a basset hound as part of our family I tend to use a lot of cleaning products and air fresheners to be sure our house always looks, feels and smells clean. Until recently I had no idea what "clean" really meant, and I was definitely uneducated about the toxins I have been putting into the air of our home. Read the informative infographic below, … [Read more...]

Winter home maintenance with Filtrete Filters #HealthierHome

Just like spring cleaning, my husband and I have a winter home maintenance routine that we like to follow every year. Things, like draining and removing our outside hose, putting our storm windows in place, swapping out our seasonal clothing, and putting in a fresh Filtrete Healthy Living furnace filter. It all helps keep our family comfortable during the cold winter months. This time of year … [Read more...]

Improve your air quality with Filtrete Filters #HealthierHome

Disclosure: I was provided products as compensation for my participation in the #HealthierHome campaign. All opinions are my own. Do you know that changing your furnace filter regularly will greatly improve your air quality, and reduce odors in your home? Filtrete Filters knows! They also know that using a good quality filter can be a great weapon in the war against seasonal allergies. Here … [Read more...]

Catch It All & Stay Connected @BestBuy #CatchItAll @BestBuyWOLF

Technology is a huge part of my day to day life, and one screen is definitely not enough. I have done some of my best blogging by using my laptop, while multi-tasking with my cellphone, tablet or even watching our HDTV. Best Buy offers all of those fun gadgets and plenty of new innovations to help people stay connected. Their large selection makes it easy to enjoy all of our favorite programs, … [Read more...]

New Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle Multi-Purpose Cleaner Review #MrCleanMorePower @SheSpeaksUp

Cleaning; it's a never ending task for most families. Ours is no different. I have to admit, I really love a clean house, but living with kids and three pets it can sometimes be a real challenge. Being a mom that works outside of the home, there just never seems to be enough time. I guess that's why I hold such high standards to the products I chose to clean with. I need to know they're going to … [Read more...]

Add protecting your identity to your list of resolutions #IDSafetySeason @Fellowes

This post was created in partnership with Fellowes. All opinions are my own. It's a new year and like a lot of people, I've been thinking long and hard about resolutions. Getting more organized, and focusing on our budget is always at the top of my list. Another concern is that each year, after the holidays we're left with a pile of bills and receipts from all of our December shopping. Then … [Read more...]

Home Office Inspiration on Pinterest

Sometime before this year is over I'll be giving my home office a new look. Below are some Pinterest finds that inspire me. Source: bhg.com via Jennifer on Pinterest Source: urbanscarlet.com via Jennifer on Pinterest   I love the idea of a simple desk and a clean modern look with some personality on the walls. I don't see myself ever painting a wall black, but I promised … [Read more...]

Wilsonart HD. Remodeling On A Budget, Part 3

If you have been following my WilsonartHD.com is a great resource for homeowners looking for answers to all their kitchen remodeling questions. In addition to complete information about Wilsonart HD High Definition Laminate, there's an easy-to-use Room Vizualizer that let's you style your room with a few clicks of the mouse. This is a a great tool that can be used with the Product Coordinator on … [Read more...]

Eclipse Curtains, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. click the photo for a closer look We recently under went a complete main floor makeover in our house. One of the finishing touches we're excited about is finally hanging our t.v. on the living room wall. Unfortunately, the only place in the room to hang it is directly across from our large picture window. Filling the room with afternoon sun makes watching the … [Read more...]

Great Deals on Bathroom Furnishing @ Target

You can score some pretty nice deals right now on Bathroom Furnishing with Target Store Coupons! Target Home Wall Shelf with Towel Bar - price $14.99 Print and use the $10 Bathroom Furnishing Item Target store coupon found here. Final cost = Only $6.99! … [Read more...]

Remodeling On A Budget, Part 2

Plan ahead for the inconvenience! When doing a major remodel there is one thing you can be certain of. Your project is going to take longer than you expected! Especially if you're doing the work yourself. Once you really get going, there will be surprises that you couldn't have planned for and there will always be ideas of how to make the project better. You might as well fix "this" or … [Read more...]

Remodeling On A Budget, Part 1

We are in the middle of a major home remolding project. I'm excited to have the opportunity to share the details here on my blog as we give a complete make over to three rooms (kitchen, dinning, living room) in our home and do it on a budget. Here are just a few tips that I have learned so far: 1. Use coupons! Shop eBay for Home Depot or Lowe's coupons before you even get started. … [Read more...]

Powermat, Wireless Charging System, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. We are a pretty techie family. We have multiple cell phones, game devices, cameras and mp3 players that are used regularly. This often creates a mess of cords when it comes to charging. I have recently watched my husband walk from room to room just looking for a place to charge his iPhone because every plug was being used by an item … [Read more...]

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