Summer reflections

Summer is nearing its end. The days are starting to become shorter and the temperatures aren’t quite what they used to me. The time has passed quickly and before it truly comes to an end, I thought I would share my feelings about this summer. While there is still nearly a month of summer left, with school starting next week, summer is basically over. Honestly, fall is in the air, and that is what sent me down the summer reflections path. Summer reflections I have to admit, I’ve never really taken the time to look back and reflect upon a summer before. They tend toRead More →

Summer is winding down. Although some kids have already returned to school, many still have a few weeks left of summer vacation. Tackling the summertime boredom is coming to an end. Now is the time to start setting up your back to school routine. 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. Create a successful back to school routine Admittedly, your kids will likely not be happy about most of the back to school prep. They will still want to stay up late,Read More →

Clutter happens. Nearly every home has clutter in it. 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. If you are facing piles of clutter in your home, then it’s time to do something about it. Whether it’s in your bathroom, laundry room or even your entryway, setting aside time to declutter will pay off. To get you started, I have listed 35 items to declutter now. 35 items to declutter now Bathroom items Expired medicine Makeup you never use Shampoos, conditioner, etc that you don’tRead More →

Not everyone is born with a green thumb. However, with a little bit of knowledge and a bunch of persistence, anyone can learn to be a gardener. Whether you live in cooler Northern climates 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 zoneRead More →

Crab bombs

Sometimes, the simplest of recipes are the most delicious. These crab bombs can be made quickly, yet explode with flavor. They are great 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. So let’s get started! This post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links I may receive a smallRead More →

We are half way through summer and that can lead to summertime boredom. The summer break can go by so quickly. In some places, kids are already heading back to school. For others, like my son, they still have a month left of summer vacation. 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 restRead 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 ti wouldn’t work. Afterall, 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 bit 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 a ripped skinnyRead 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. So, I want to keep doing this every month. It is time to share what my August goals are. But first, let’s take a moment and see how I did with July’s goals. How I did in July I overall did pretty well with my July goals. InRead 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 →

Versatile Blogger Award Banner

Have I told you lately how much I love the blogging community? Because I really do love it! There are so many amazing bloggers out there, and every single one of them is super supportive. One of the many ways that they support other bloggers is to nominate them for awards. I have been lucky enough to have already been nominated for the Sunshine and Mystery Blogger awards. Now, I have been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award by Win Life Win Love. I first off want to say thank you for the nomination! And now on to the good stuff. The rules for theRead More →