15 Ways to Keep the Kids Busy this Summer

15 Ways to Keep the Kids Busy this Summer

Summer is quickly approaching and it’s hard to believe. If you need ideas of how to keep your kids busy this summer, I want to share some ideas. It’s tough thinking of ways to keep the kids busy this summer, but it’s possible. Moms and dads get ready because “I’m bored” will be a phrase of the past. Check out these ways to keep the kids busy this summer.

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How to Grow Fruits & Veggies in Small Spaces

How to Grow Fruits & Veggies in Small Spaces

Have you ever wanted to grow fruits and veggies, but just don’t have the space? The good news is that it’s possible to grow fruits and veggies into small spaces. Not everyone has acres of land in which they can grow their fruits and veggies. Check out these tips for growing fruits and veggies in the small spaces you have in or around your home.

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15 Fabulous Graduation Gift Ideas

15 Fabulous Graduation Gift Ideas

Graduation season is such an exciting time of year for so many but it can be difficult to find the perfect gift for your favorite graduate, especially on a budget! Here’s a wonderful list of some thoughtful and even humorous graduation gifts:

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Do You Bamboo? 5 Reasons to Love Bamboo Sheets

Do You Bamboo? 5 Reasons to Love Bamboo Sheets

Do You Bamboo? 5 Reasons to Love Bamboo Sheets

Terms like “environmentally friendly” are used often these days. Many manufacturers throw these terms supposedly signifying eco-sensitivity onto their labels to try to catch the bandwagon of consumer consciousness. Sadly, sometimes these words are merely empty marketing, with no thought whatsoever for the environment going into product manufacturing. However, the growing use of bamboo in construction materials and textiles, including bed sheets, is a trend that can lay actual claim to being planet-sensitive. There are multiple reasons to strip your bed and put bamboo sheets on it right now. Read on for five reasons to love bamboo sheets.

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6 Ways to Save Money on Auto Maintenance

6 Ways to Save Money on Auto Maintenance

Saving money on auto maintenance can be hard. You want to take care of your vehicle, but you don’t want to spend a ton of money on auto maintenance. If you’re in the market to save money on auto maintenance, check out these tips.

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15 Beautiful Outdoor Decor Ideas

15 Fabulous Outdoor Decor Ideas

Spring has sprung and we’re spending lots more time outdoors! We’ve put up a new table umbrella with built-in lights and are decorating our patios and porch. Our old hummingbird feeder was getting kind of gunked up so we picked out a new one and have already seen a few hummingbirds scouting it out! What kind of things do you enjoy in your outdoor living areas? Check out the list below for some of our favorites:

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15 Fun and Creative DIY Outdoor Decor Crafts

15 Fun and Creative DIY Outdoor Decor Crafts

We’ve been having some gorgeous spring weather here and are spending more time outside than we have in awhile so we’re working on sprucing up our patio and outdoor living areas like with these inexpensive solar “light bulbs” (seriously a buck each at Family Dollar!) and now we’re excited to make some of these outdoor crafts like the solar fairy houses shown above. Check out the great list of DIY outdoor decor craft ideas and let us know which is your favorite!

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15 Fun & Creative Wine Cork Recycling Projects

15 Fun & Creative Wine Cork Recycling Projects

I have this really cool hanging copper fruit basket in the kitchen that I throw my used wine corks in – it’s always a game, one point for making it in the bottom basket, two for making the middle basket and three if you make it in the top basket. Well after collecting them for awhile I’ve been wanting to get crafty with them so I found a bunch of neat ideas for things you can make with wine corks! Check out the list and let me know which you’d like to try:

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20 Things Kids Can Make For Mothers Day

20 Things Kids Can Make For Mothers Day

Some of my all time favorite Mother’s Day gifts have been things the kids have made for me so I thought it would be fun to put together a list of some neat craft ideas that kids can make for Mother’s Day gifts. It’s funny how the kids’ homemade gifts are the ones I remember the most and the ones I’ve kept and saved. Here are a few fun Mother’s Day craft ideas to get your kids started:

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15 Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love

15 Mother's Day Gifts Mom Will Love

If you ask my mom what she’d like to receive as a gift she’ll tell you that she already has everything but of course I can’t let Mother’s Day go by without getting her something special. When choosing the perfect gift for my mom my goal is always to find something both thoughtful and useful, as well as something that she’d likely never buy for herself. Every single thing on the list of Mother’s Day gift ideas below is something your mom will enjoy using and she’ll think of you every time she does!

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