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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15 Awesome Jelly Bean Gift Ideas

15 Awesome Jelly Bean Gift Ideas

I like to mix it up for the kids’ Easter baskets each year so they’re not always getting the same things from the Easter Bunny, but spring just screams jelly beans to me so no matter what they get there are always jelly beans in their baskets! If you’ve got some jelly beans fans on your gift list then check this awesome list of super fun jelly bean gift ideas:

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Review: Why Do I Need Google Chromecast Audio?

Disclosure – The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.

Review: Why Do I Need Google Chromecast Audio?

I was under the impression that the main purpose of Google Chromecast Audio is to bring our old speakers into the 21st Century by allowing us to stream music to them from our smart phones, laptops and tablets, all you need is an Aux input on ANY speaker. While this is indeed a wonderful thing, I already had a couple of Bluetooth speakers that I could stream music to from my phone so my problem was a little different.

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15 Awesome Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Easter Basket Filler Ideas

My kids are always so excited to get their baskets on Easter Sunday and I hate to just fill them up with candy so I like to mix it up a little and get each kid a few small surprises to go in their baskets in addition to their sweet treats! I love to throw in a few activity items like sidewalk chalk and Mad Libs to keep the kids busy and perhaps a couple of small toys. Of course the Easter Bunny always gets all the credit but I get to see the joy on their faces when they dig into their goodies. Here are a few awesome Easter basket filler ideas:

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