Home Business Ideas to Help You Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Money was tight when my daughter was born. We lived paycheck to paycheck most of the time. Sometimes, we lived on far less than paycheck to paycheck. It is such a struggle to spend your life robbing Peter to pay Paul, worrying over how you're going to pay your bills each month … [Read more...]

34 Ways to Use Lemon Balm

If you've been paying attention around here, you might have noticed that I favor natural products and home remedies over chemically processed. Not only are they generally better for you and your home, but they're usually far cheaper too. I like my money which means I want to keep … [Read more...]

7 Tips for Making Your First Grocery Shopping Trip with a Toddler Easier

We all love our kids, but let's face it. Grocery shopping with them isn't always fun; especially if they're the toddler age. It can be stressful to help keep them where they should be, you might accidentally spend more if they toss something in the cart that you didn't see and … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Sides – Homemade Dinner Rolls

Thanksgiving is coming and for me, Thanksgiving just isn't Thanksgiving without my homemade dinner rolls. It has always been one of my family's favorite Thanksgiving sides. Actually it is one of their favorite side dishes period since they're so good! They're soft, fluffy and … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – Ohio State Gift Ideas Perfect for Any Fan

Growing up in Ohio in a family that pays attention to college football, you're taught one of two things; either you bleed scarlet and grey or you end up in a family that follows blue and gold. Luckily, my family bleeds scarlet and grey so I didn't have to worry about disowning … [Read more...]

11 Ways to Save Money on Cleaning Supplies

Do you enjoy cleaning? Most of us don't, but unfortunately, it is a necessary evil in our lives. Here's a better question; do you enjoy paying up to $10.00 each for cleaning supplies? I know I certainly don't. Finding ways to save money on cleaning supplies isn't something that … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 150+ Beauty and the Beast Gift Ideas

"Tale as old as time..." The first time I saw Disney's Beauty and the Beast, I was around nine. Even at nine, I recognized that the story told in the Disney version was the love story of a lifetime. Most Disney stories tell the story of a love that blossoms out of nowhere and … [Read more...]

Ways to Work from Home – How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business

As a single Mom, I adore the fact that I am able to work from home. If it hadn't been for the fact that I started a blog in 2011, I never would have been able to be a full-time mother and pay my bills. Frankly, when I started what would eventually become the blog that you see … [Read more...]

Learn How to Start a Blog (and How to Make Money Blogging) with My Free Email Course!

When I started my first professional blog in 2011, I had no idea that it would take me to where it has taken me or that it would change my life the way that it did. Adventures in Coupons grew beyond anything I ever expected and over time because the blog that you see now, Six … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 75+ Handpicked Mason Jar Gift Ideas

I am absolutely in love with mason jars. Before Emma and I downsized into our apartment, my kitchen was decorated in mason jars. I had mason jar everything! Now, I keep a couple of things in our downsized kitchen and the rest are packed up in a box until I decide whether I want … [Read more...]

Wine Bottle Crafts – Upcycled Wine Bottle Centerpiece {Upcycled Craft Ideas}

It's no secret here at SDF that I adore pretty much anything that is upcycled. Upcycling is such an amazing way to save money that I simply can't avoid reusing something if I can find a great way to do so. Wine bottles are one of my favorite things to upcycle. Wine bottle crafts … [Read more...]

How to Have a Memorable Thanksgiving on a Budget

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays, but it can also be one of the most stressful. Between trying to plan your Thanksgiving dinner, relatives that may drive you three steps from insane and trying to stay on budget, it can quickly become a complicated holiday. It becomes … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – Ridiculously Expensive Gift Ideas

Have you ever wondered what the elite buy for Christmas? I was curious too, so my Emma and I spent a bit of time today having some fun looking up ridiculously expensive gifts. It was super fun to spend some time together not only dreaming, but honestly? Laughing at some of these … [Read more...]

500+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas Under $25 for Teen Girls

Christmas is coming and if you're shopping for a teen girl, you may be stumped as to what you can put in their Christmas stocking. This is my first year shopping for a teen girl and trust me when I say that I do believe shopping for her gets more confusing the older she gets. One … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Recipes – Easy Cranberry Relish Recipe

Growing up and even to this day, Thanksgiving meant time with my family and of course, amazing Thanksgiving recipes! To this day, I still look forward to my aunt's chicken and noodles and her absolutely amazing peanut butter meringue pie recipe that she has made every year for as … [Read more...]

21 Home Organization Tips to Help You Stay Organized This Holiday Season

The holiday season will be here before any of us know it and if you're like me? You already know that it is a fantastic time to find yourself and your household really unorganized. Usually that leads to me running around like a chicken with my head cut off trying to manage … [Read more...]