Valentine’s Day Cookies – Heart Shaped Sugar Cookie Sandwich Cookies

Valentine's Day is right around the corner so you're probably looking for a few sweet treats to celebrate with. For me, my go to is Valentine's Day cookies! Cookies are usually super simple to make and if they're decorated correctly, they look amazing enough to present as a cute, homemade … [Read More...]

FREE Printable Pink and Purple Valentine’s Day Party Set

Are you hosting a Valentine's Day party this year? If so, why spend big bucks on party invitations, decorations and more? Parties can be super expensive to host, but I have a freebie for you that I think will help cut your costs a little. What, you ask? Two different printable (and FREE!) … [Read More...]

Ways to Save Money on Amazon – 14 Ways You’re Shopping Amazon Wrong

I have a confession to make; I love Amazon. No really, I do around 60% of my shopping with Amazon. Why? Because it is one of my favorite ways to save money! Confused? Don't be. There are so many ways to save money with Amazon that it really isn't funny, but the problem is that most people either … [Read More...]

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Mini Cards

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it which means most parents will be searching for Valentine's Day cards for their kids to exchange with their friends or even a cute card to give to a special someone. They're all cute, but can be expensive to buy if you have to buy for more than one … [Read More...]

Genealogy for Beginners – 9 Tips for Researching Your Family Genealogy

Several years ago, I began researching my family genealogy. I have always had questions about my family; in fact, I have never met anyone on my Mother's side. Since I love history anyhow, there seemed to be no better way to get the answers to the questions I've had than to begin working on my family … [Read More...]

Appetizer Recipes – Bacon Wrapped Lil’ Smokies with Brown Sugar

I love football. Growing up in a family that gathered around the t.v. every Saturday to watch Ohio State football, it has always been a big part of my life. Now that I live in Texas, it can be hard to watch OSU ball, but that doesn't mean that I don't still follow online and stream the game when I … [Read More...]

Personal Budget – How to Avoid Living Like the Joneses

Have you ever heard the phrase “keeping up with the Joneses?” Do you know what it means? If not, it means to be in competition with the people around you as far as your home, car, clothes and other material possessions. While competition is sometimes a healthy thing, the one you have going on with … [Read More...]

19 “Strange” Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Does your personal budget need help? Let’s face it; it happens to all of us at some point or another. We all find ourselves in situations sometimes where we need to earn extra cash, but may not know how to. There are quite a few home based business ideas that you could do to earn extra cash, but if … [Read More...]

Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Bouquet

When Valentine's Day rolls around, the general thought process that takes us all over goes something like this: "if he/she/they didn't spend tons of money on me, they don't really love me." Hopefully though, most of us know that isn't the case and in fact; I would much rather have a thoughtful and … [Read More...]

19 “New” Uses for Apple Peels

I love finding ways to reuse household waste and ways to upcycle. It is one of the simplest ways to save money without really trying. Household waste is a huge culprit of wasted money so when you find a new way to use something, you're keeping yourself from having to spend money elsewhere. Apple … [Read More...]