Side Dish Recipes – Bacon and Cream Cheese Deviled Eggs Recipe

I love deviled eggs. They're a fantastic side dish for just about any family gathering or holiday meal. For our family, Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners just aren't complete without our favorite recipes and that, for the most part, means including our favorite side dish recipes. This bacon and … [Read More...]

Candy Recipes – Double Chocolate Candy Bark Recipe {Free Printable Gift Tag}

I love the holidays for more than one reason, but especially the food. No, I don't sit and eat it all myself, but I adore being able to share yummy goodies with friends and family as gifts. One of my favorite edible gifts also happens to be one of my favorite candy recipes. Double chocolate candy … [Read More...]

Family Budget – Huge List of Ways to Save Money

Back in 2014, my family had a very large drop in our income. We were okay for a while as we lived on our savings, but sooner than we expected, that money was gone. We almost lost our home. We had our power shut off not once, but twice. We had to live off of our grocery stockpile since it was 9 … [Read More...]

12 Must Have Blogging Tools for Bloggers

Blogging professionally is one of those things that can be hit or miss. Some bloggers struggle for years to make a dime while others seem to come out of nowhere instantly making six figures a year. Personally, I earned very well pretty much from the jump, but it still took almost 5 years of blogging … [Read More...]

4 Amazing Baby Shower Gifts

  Baby’s on its way, and it’s time to celebrate. Whether it’s a family member, friend or coworker, getting closer to the due date always means one thing: a rush of baby showers. All new and expectant moms know that a baby brings with it a lot of responsibilities, and the need a lot of stuff. … [Read More...]

Cranberry Recipes – Easy Cranberry Relish Recipe

Growing up and even to this day, Thanksgiving meant time with my family and of course, amazing foods. To this day, I still look forward to my aunt's chicken and noodles and her absolutely amazing peanut butter meringue pie that she has made every year for as long as I can remember. It also meant the … [Read More...]

How to Make Holiday Travel with Kids Easier with the Graco Extend 2 Fit 3-in-1 Car Seat

This was a paid program and I was given the Graco Extend 2 Fit 3-in-1 Car Seat in exchange for my honest review. All opinions are my own. Traveling around the holidays can be stressful. Packing, loading, and traveling can all be exhausting. It’s time to make holiday travel not just about the … [Read More...]

DIY Finger Paint – Budget Friendly, Non-Toxic Kids Craft Idea

  Kids are great, but a bored kid? Not so much. A bored child can get whiny or worse simply because they aren't sure what to do with themselves. That's why it is important for parents to find frugal family activities that you can do with your kids. One of my favorites is to give them a big … [Read More...]

200+ Things You Can Stop Buying and Make Homemade

As we rapidly head into the end of a one year and welcome a new year, a lot of us are going to be looking for new ways to save money in our family budgets. One of the best ways to save money is to stop buying and start making what you can. Back in 2014, when my family got into serious financial … [Read More...]

Thrive Life Freeze Dried Foods Monthly Specials for November 2016

One of the ways that we save money on groceries is by using my favorite freeze dried food company, Thrive Life. If you're not familiar, Thrive Life Freeze Dried Foods, are awesomely awesome freeze dried (and/or dehydrated) foods that are shelf stable. We have a small family so for us, waste was a … [Read More...]