Open Letter to the Class of 2020

Open letter to the senior class of 2020 My heart goes out to the high school seniors whose final year of childhood was abruptly cut short. It’s hard.It’s not fair.It makes no sense. There are no words we can say to give that back to you. We’re sorry. I post a photo of myself from […]

Simple Classic Chicken Soup That Will Soothe The Soul

Nourish yourself heart and soul with this simple classic chicken soup recipe with real, nutritious ingredients and a dash of love.

How to stop spending money on these Disposables and what to do instead

We do not spend money on several common disposable items, saving us money and the planet. This is how you can too and what to do instead.

30+ Ways I don’t spend money that may surprise you

30 things I do not spend money on that may surprise and hopefully inspire you to get out of debt or save big money.

8 Items you need to start a capsule wardrobe

Simplify your closet. Where to start?Get the list of the 8 basic items you need to start your capsule wardrobe.

Stuff to Get Rid of Now, Part 2: Digital Clutter

Running out of storage? Use this checklist to start simplifying your digital life: stuff to get rid of now, part 2: digital clutter.

The Truth About What Kids Must Know For Kindergarten

What must a child know for kindergarten? There are government standards for kindergarten readiness, and even more lofty ideals to prepare these tiny people for ambitious careers. I think it is safe to say, all of us want to offer our children every advantage that we can, but what if we have it all wrong? […]

Stupid simple strategies: get your kids to drink more water

Water is life! How to get your kids to drink more water with these stupid simple strategies.

4 Simple Playdough Literacy Activities for Preschool Children

Playdough is an excellent tool for growing brains. 4 early literacy activities you can try today.

My Best Simple Moving tips and Advice After 30 Moves

My best simple moving advice after 30+ moves: How to get started when the thought of moving has you feeling overwhelmed.

Super Easy Tortilla Pizzas Kids Can Make, 15-Minutes

Super easy tortilla pizza (big) kids can make in 15-minutes. Just a few ingredients and 15 minutes, problem solved with this snack hack.

It’s Here! Awesome timely no-sew face mask hack

IT’S HERE! A timely awesome no-sew face mask hack tutorial. This post will teach you how to make a face mask that will be mind-blowingly (is that a word?) easy. I made 6 masks in 5 minutes for under 5 dollars (US)! And the best part? NO SEWING! Even kids can help! No-sew mask? As […]

Revolutionary acts of kindness to do with your kids right now

This list of the revolutionary acts of kindness to do with your kids right now, during a global crisis, can change the world. No really, if we had more love and kindness, the world would be a better place. Practicing skills for kindness with our kids not only blesses the person that we are serving […]

Surprising ways people fail with a capsule wardrobe and the must-know secrets

A simple guide to designing your capsule wardrobe today. Surprising ways people fail with a capsule wardrobe and the must-know secrets.

Simple Taco Seasoning Recipe to Make in 8 Delicious Seconds

Taco Tuesday in a snap with this easy taco seasoning recipe from Leave the pre-made seasoning packets on the shelf, save a few pennies, and make your very own taco seasoning recipe.

The Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know

Reading list for life? Behold, the Ultimate Book List for Adults Who Know – from Home to Finance, and Career to Relationships.

When I Spoke up Instead of Laughing it off

When I spoke up instead of laughing it off. I’m a light-hearted girl, but let me tell you about a time when I spoke up instead of laughing it off. I’m a work in process and in no way perfect, but this is my story that I want to share and it is history now. […]

Parent Powerful Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job”

Parent Confident Kids by Saying This Instead of “Good Job” Of course, our children are amazing and we want to praise them, but did you know that praise does not equal confidence. So let’s say this instead of “Good Job!” First, saying things like, “Good job” or “Way to go, Buddy!” are not bad things […]

How to make a quick no-cook playdough recipe

Ready for a quick no-cook playdough recipe? You’ll be inspired by how easy this recipe is to make. It calls for just 4 ingredients (5, if you count water as an ingredient) and you do not have to cook it on the stove, just add hot water. I don’t know about you, but I cringe […]

Microwave Salted Caramel Recipe

Yes, you read that title correctly, microwave salted caramel recipe. I love the simple sweet and toasty flavor of caramel and it is so satisfying to make simple recipes like this, myself. YOU can make delicious caramels… In the microwave Without another pot to wash Without a thermometer In just one bowl! Who knew? I […]

Best Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe Ever

I am going to make a bold statement and say that I have the best chewy chocolate chip cookie recipe ever. Chocolate Chip Cookies are quintessential in American households. Honestly, they are not that hard to make. I mean, the recipe is right on the back of chocolate chips bag. But I believe there are […]