Clutter happens. Nearly every home has clutter in it – though it is not always in an obvious spot. Closers, drawers, and spare rooms are often sources of clutter. However, it doesn’t have to be this way. Accumulating clutter is easy, but getting rid of it can be a challenge. In fact, it can be downright overwhelming. Where do you even start when there is clutter everywhere you look? Have no fear, it is possible to start decluttering even when it feels overwhelming. If you are facing piles of clutter in your home, then it’s time to do something about it. Whether it’s in yourRead More →

Not everyone is born with a green thumb. However, with a little bit of knowledge and some persistence, anyone can learn to be a gardener. Whether you live in a cooler Northern climate or warmer Southern ones, these tips for beginner gardeners are sure to help out. Once you have these things under your belt, you are ready to grab a trowel, dig in the dirt and get growing. Many of these tips are geared towards growing a vegetable garden, however, nearly all of them can apply to flower gardens as well. Now, let’s get started! Tips for beginner gardeners Know your grow zone GrowRead More →

Crab bombs

Sometimes, the simplest of recipes are the most delicious. These crab bombs can be made quickly and have such an amazing flavor. They make a great appetizer but can also be used for a snack or as part of a meal. If you are a fan of crab meat, then this recipe is for you. The recipe can easily be doubled or even tripled to accommodate large parties. This is a recipe that I have modified from one that was shared on a recipe Facebook page. Even those who are just starting out learning how to cook will be able to make this recipe. SoRead More →

As crazy as it sounds, summer vacation can lead to summertime boredom. Kids are always so excited to get out of school, whether that happens in May or June. But what is a parent to do when their kid comes up and says “Mom, I’m bored!”? It may be easy to come up with things to do for the first few weeks, but after a while, it can be tough. So today, I am sharing some summer boredom busters to help kids and parents make it through the summer. These will be a mix of fun and educational activities that your child can participate in.Read More →

30 day fitness challenge results

Last month I decided to do a 30-day fitness challenge. Part of the reason for this was to try to get back into shape. The second reason was to see whether these challenges actually work or not. I was pretty sure it wouldn’t work. After all, how could adding some exercise for a month really make a huge difference? Especially when I was still eating like I always have. Well, that was a big reason why I wanted to test one of these challenges out. To see just how accurate the results were. I highly doubted that I would go from fat to being ripped,Read More →

August goals banner

August is here! Can you believe another month has come and gone? This year seems to be flying by. A new month means it is time to set some new goals. Back in June I started making monthly goals and continued to do so in July. I have really been enjoying this new trend in my life. Honestly, it gives me that extra push I need to get things done. So, I want to keep doing this every month. Before we go over my August 2018 goals, let’s take a moment and see how I did with July’s goals. How I did in July Overall,Read More →

Laundry room organizing

Laundry rooms can be sometimes difficult to organize. These rooms range in size from a closet to a full-sized room. Should your room fall on the smaller side, then organizing it will be quite a quick and simple task. However, should it be fairly large then there is a multitude of things you can do with it. Now, let’s focus on how to organize your laundry room. This post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  The starting point The first step is toRead More →

Get to know me from A To Z

Have you seen those posts going around where people break down the A to Z of themselves? Well, I have seen quite a few of them, such as the one Cornish Maid did not long ago. Thus, I have decided to do it myself. Honestly, posts like this I would normally avoid, because I have a hard time talking about myself, but I also want to get out of my comfort zone whenever possible. Thus, I decided to give it a try. This is just a fun way to share more about myself. So let’s get to know me from A to Z! You mayRead More →

Laundry room organizing

Laundry rooms can be one of those places where you don’t think clutter will happen. However, taking a good look at your laundry room may reveal plenty of hidden clutter. Laundry rooms are an important part of family life. There will always be dirty clothes to wash. So having a clean and easy to use laundry room will make this never-ending task less stressful. Whether you have a small closet style laundry room or one that encompasses a much larger space, now if the time for a good laundry room declutter. How to complete a laundry room declutter project Like other rooms in your house,Read More →

Are you looking for a quick and easy recipe that will satisfy those chocolate cravings? These chocolate coconut macaroons can be made in less than 10 minutes. They are the perfect thing to soothe that sweet tooth. Best of all they can be made even if you have very few cooking skills. They are also great to whip up when you have guests coming over as a last-minute treat. Chocolate coconut macaroons Pre-measure all ingredients ahead of time. This is important at the end, as you will need to be able to quickly add everything in. You do not want to be measuring items out when you needRead More →