Easy DIY Halloween Slime!

   Easy DIY Halloween Slime Take a walk down memory lane with me...   There you are 6 or 7 years old, walking through the store with someone and suddenly you see it. Call it whatever you will, but you may know it as Gak, Slime or even..Fart Puddy. You look up at your … [Read more...]

Time to Come Clean by Giving Cottonelle a Try! #LetsTalkBums

    Okay ya'll, lets talk. Right now, we're about to get down to the nitty gritty...about bums. Our family loves to go camping and when I say camping? I mean rural, out in the woods, no bathroom or showers nearby, no power, etc. If we could? We would spend most of … [Read more...]

Easy One Pot Pizza Pasta – Quick Budget Dinner Idea!

  As a working mom, I am always on the hunt for quick and easy recipes that 1. don't cost half of my grocery budget to make 2. that everyone in the house will eat and 3. that won't make a huge mess for me or whoever is doing dishes that night to clean up. That's why I love … [Read more...]

Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning – How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!

    Simple No Touch Silver Cleaning - How to Clean Your Silver with Simple Household Items!   So I love silver. I love how it looks sitting in my kitchen curio, but yes, I'm cheap so I refuse to ever pay for it new. As a result, I end up with a lot of silver … [Read more...]

Birthday Cake Dip Recipe – So Easy and So Good!

    Birthday Cake Dip Recipe   There are just some things in life that have the ability to make us all turn into little kids again. Fireworks for instance. For the vast majority of us, the sparkling and colors way up in the sky has the ability to turn us all into oohing … [Read more...]

The Lost Art of Bartering

The 2 photos above are of a recent barter I did. I scored 2 pair of jeans (basically brand new, worn only one time each) and a shirt that I purchased for myself today. Now you might be asking why I said I purchased them when this is a post about bartering. Touche’. You ask a … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

If you asked me what my favorite restaurant is, I'd tell you Olive Garden and that I absolutely adore a plate of Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo served up. What I don't love is the cost that eating out, especially at Olive Garden costs. So what is a frugal person to do? Make one of my … [Read more...]

Yeast Free Pizza Dough Recipe

I will freely admit that I adore pizza...but it must be good pizza. I've personally worked at around 6 different pizza places in Ohio and I've become a bit of a pizza snob. So, more often than not, I end up making my own pizza. Partly because I don't want to play russian roulette … [Read more...]

Sausage Gravy and Biscuits Recipe

  Sausage Gravy & Biscuits Recipe   So many people have trouble with gravy. Seriously, you would not believe the amount of folks that I hear say that they just can't do it! My husband AND mother included! That's okay. I USED to be like that too until this recipe. … [Read more...]

Easy Homemade Mayo Recipe

Easy Homemade Mayo Recipe   I love mayo on my sandwiches, but I hate the price tag that it carries. Seriously. In my opinion, it is utterly ridiculous to charge upwards of $4.00 per jar for something that is so simple to make! Now? I don't pay that and whenever I want mayo, … [Read more...]

DIY Upcycled No Sew Heat Pack!

DIY Upcycled No Sew Heat Pack   Ever had a stiff neck? How about a migraine or mild back pain? If so, you'll probably agree that heat can really be your friend when those things are happening. Aside from that? Sometimes they're just really great to help you relax! Add a … [Read more...]

DIY Green Tea and Peppermint Bath Soak

I've admitted many times that one of my favorite things to do is to relax in a warm bath with a good soak and good book. One of my favorite bath soaks to use is this Green Tea & Peppermint bath soak. It's so quick to mix up that I really can't see a need to buy anything close … [Read more...]

Best Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

With Christmas almost here it is time to start making all of your favorite cookies and treats and first on my list is always this peanut butter fudge recipe! It reminds me of the fudge that my uncle used to make when I was a kid! Of course, it's never the same because he didn't … [Read more...]

Dulce de Leche & Coconut Marshmallow Clusters

Christmas baking is a tradition in our home. It isn't so much the sweets that we enjoy although let me tell you, there are some goodies made! It's the time that we all get to spend together as a family while the baking is happening and our Christmas tree is being decorated that … [Read more...]

My daughter the Football Player?

  You may ask why I chose a photo of 2 glass doors for this post. Keep reading. You'll understand in just a few minutes.   First, let me tell you a bit about my daughter. Emma is 7 years old and has the type of sense of humor that I simply can't stay mad at , ignore … [Read more...]

2012 Kia Rio Review – Kia Rio vs. Public Transportation Bus

2012 Kia Rio Review   So that ^^^ up there is what the 2012 Kia Rio looks like. We had the opportunity to drive one for a week and I have to say, it's a sharp piece of machinery. She's slick, smooth and rides well. She can also absorb an impact better than anything I've … [Read more...]