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DIY Hand Soap – Homemade Hand Soap with Cypress and White Fir Scent

Sometimes, making your own products might not be cheaper, but they will almost always be healthier for you and your family. For my family, we didn't have much choice in making the change from buying everything at the store and getting to the point where we could stop buying and start making most of … [Read More...]

Do you Pepper? You Could Win!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Diet Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. Do you Pepper? What do I mean by that? I mean do you have Diet Dr Pepper in your home? I've … [Read More...]

Home Remedies for the Flu + a Flu Fighting Essential Oil Blend {14 Ways to Treat the Flu Naturally}

School being back in session signals not only the end of summer, but also that flu season is right around the corner. If you're like me, you don't want to spend a ton of money on over the counter treatments that are filled with chemicals that don't really do your body any good. You would rather help … [Read More...]

How to Make Homemade Soap – 33 Homemade Soap Recipes

A couple of years ago, I discovered the joy of making homemade soap. Not only does it save you significantly, but it's also pretty relaxing. As far as savings, learning how to make homemade soap was pretty high on the list of things to stop buying and make that we made back in 2014 when our budget … [Read More...]

Smoothie Recipe – How to Make a Strawberry Banana Smoothie

Mmmmmm....smoothies. I love starting my morning with two things. First, I need a little bit of quiet time to gather my thoughts together for the coming day. The second is one of my favorite smoothie recipes! Generally, I still to one of my two favorites, my peanut butter smoothie recipe and my … [Read More...]

Save Money on Laundry – 8 Reasons You Should Line Dry Your Clothes

Did you know that your clothes dryer is the single most expensive appliance that you own? It's true and unfortunately these days, most people don't even consider that there is an alternative. Line drying your clothes is a great way to save money when you're trying to cut your household expenses, but … [Read More...]

Family Budget – Why You Should Skip That No-Spend Month

Keeping your family budget in check is one of those things that for the vast majority of people is hit or miss. You either nail it on the head and things run smoothly or you have trouble finding a budget that works for your family and you struggle with your family finances each month. If you're in … [Read More...]

Home Remedies for Insomnia – DIY Lavender Sleep Balm

When I was younger, it wasn't uncommon for my Mom to find me still awake at 2 a.m. and unable to sleep. Now, at 34 years old, I am still heavily prone to those same issues. Up until this past year, it wasn't unusual for me to watch the sunrise each morning or to go 24-36 hours without sleep. After … [Read More...]

30 Ways to Use Fels-Naptha Soap to Save Money Around Your Home

I love saving money. I know, "tell me something I don't know, Stacy." It is true though. I love seeing how much money I can save (and earn) in a month! After so many years of trying to live as frugally as I possibly can, it has become a big game for me each month to see how much money I can save and … [Read More...]

25 Simply Delicious Zucchini Recipes Your Family Will Love

Growing up, there was always someone in the family or at church who was making zucchini bread or one of their other yummy zucchini recipes. I grew up loving it and I still do to this day! It just isn't summer or fall without a warm piece of zucchini bread or a yummy zucchini casserole. Our favorite … [Read More...]