52 Things You Should Always Buy at the Dollar Store

The dollar store is an amazing place where you can get all manner of things for just a few dollars! Unfortunately, sometimes dollar stores get a bad rap. Between tales of low-quality items, and negative news articles of downright hazardous items, some people are afraid to buy anything at a dollar store. Which is a […]

10 Things You Should Never Buy at the Dollar Store

The dollar store is a great place to buy a lot of things. It’s certainly a wonderful place to buy small home decor items and supplies for DIY projects! But you do have to be careful when shopping at the dollar store because thanks to the low prices, not everything is of a decent quality. […]

How to Secure Wifi and Keep ALL of Your Devices Safe From Hackers

Do you know how to secure wifi? Is your wifi network secure? Do all of your devices have adequate protection to keep your personal information safe? If you aren’t sure then you NEED to read this so your sensitive information doesn’t fall into the wrong hands! How to Secure Wifi and Why It’s the era of […]

Repair or Replace Roof: Making the Safest, Smartest Decision

The decision to repair or replace roof can be a hard one. After all, replacing an entire roof is a major project that costs time, labor, and money. On the other hand, simply patching up a roof that is in desperate need of being replaced entirely is going to lead to more problems and a […]

Best Way to Get Rid of Mosquitoes

Living in Northern Minnesota means that we have plenty of Winter. I cannon WAIT for summer to come back around. While we may not have to deal with sub zero temperatures once summer rolls around, we unfortunately do have to deal with plenty of mosquitoes and flies! That can really put a damper on our already […]

Secrets Big Families Use To Stay Organized In The Kitchen

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you struggling to get organized in the kitchen and always feel a bit frazzled? Steal these secrets big families use to stay organized in the kitchen and transform your kitchen and your routine! How To Get Organized in […]

Free Rustic Farmhouse Chalkboard Printable + Christmas Decor Ideas

The rustic farmhouse decor craze has caught on like wildfire and I am no exception. I am loving the combinations of rustic painted furniture with chalkboards and burlap this holiday season. Are you looking for the perfect way to make your home feel cozy and festive this winter? I’ve got some easy ideas that even […]

How to Get A Designer Look WITHOUT The Interior Decorator Price Tag

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever visited a friend’s home and wondered how they make their decor look so well put together? Some people just have a knack for decorating and many people find that they just don’t know how to […]

Free Printable Weekly Planner & Weekly Shopping List! + How I Organize My Week

Being organized every week can seem like a daunting chore, but it doesn’t have to be. I am a busy mom to four kids ages 8 and under as well as being a business owner and running this site. It’s a LOT of work, but I’m going to show you how I manage it all […]

How To Cut Cable and Still Watch Your Favorite Shows (even on the road!) + Free After School Screen Time Printable For Kids!

5 years ago we moved out of our house in town and into a home in the country. We made a decision then to cut cable and not go back! We have officially been free from cable or satellite tv for 5 whole years now! We haven’t regretted that decision for a second. It has […]

Ways to Refresh Your Living Space for 2016

You don’t have to gut out the place or break the bank to breathe new life into your home. We find some low key refreshment ideas with big impact. Use Mirrors to Impress Space and Light Making the most of the summer months left, why not invest in an artful mirror that will both look […]

5 Ways to Update Your Bathroom without Breaking the Bank

Everyone has at least one thing we hate about our bathrooms and want to change. But when you talk about paint, fixtures, mirrors, and decor all of sudden you are also talking about lots of money. In an effort to save you some money, I have put together a list of things you can do […]

Tips for making your mattress last longer

A mattress can be a big investment which means you want to protect it for as long as possible. You also want to retain the comfort and support your mattress gives you. The question is, how can you help keep your mattress in good condition and keep the level of support and comfort going for […]

10 Things To Know When Buying A House

    If you are thinking of buying your first home then there are definitely plenty of mistakes that others have made (myself included) that you can learn from! I’ve compiled a list of 10 things I wish I knew before buying my first home. I now have 3 home buying and selling experiences under […]

How To Create An Organized Office! Small Touches That Make A BIG Impact

I have had a new home office in the works for many, many months and I am thrilled that it is just about finished!!! I was very purposeful in my design of this office. I wanted an organized office that looked sleek and tidy. I wanted a modern look with rustic touches. It really is […]

How To Get Rid Of Bugs In Your Backyard & Enjoy Your Backyard BBQ!

I absolutely LOVE summertime. Here in Minnesota we get precious few months to enjoy WARM weather so we tend to take advantage of every single minute of it. One thing that really puts a damper on the mood is mosquitoes and uninvited bugs at our backyard party! We often joke that the mosquito should be […]

Over Your Head, Not Out of Your Mind: Roof Facts and Tips for Smart Homeowners

In spring, every magazine that you turn to reminds you to take care of your spring cleaning chores. Spring home maintenance reminders are less common. Such work is essential to the well-being of your home, however. Careful inspections and repairs right after winter can be an excellent way of heading off problems before they get […]

Financial Reset: Habits to Handle Your Money Better Now

Here’s a piece of insight on why you are in your current financial situation: a great deal of it is down to habit. From the way you simply don’t seem to have enough to save, to your inability to stop spending on inessentials, a lot of it comes down to how you’re comfortable doing things […]