5 Tips to Clean Up the House in a Snap


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Do you ever feel like you spend all of your “free time” cleaning? I feel your pain! It seems that new messes crop up as soon as you take care of old ones. By saving time on common cleaning tasks, you can get through your to-do list a little quicker and maybe sit down long enough to get through a magazine {Read More}

Homemade Cleaners: 10 Homemade Household Cleaner Recipes


Homemade Cleaners Going green has a whole new meaning when you’re cleaning your house with DIY cleaning solutions. You’re going to save lots of green while using Homemade Cleaners without harsh chemicals in them. Try these simply Homemade Cleaners Recipes and toss out the other stuff! Kitchen Counter Scrubber: To get off tough gunk, mix kosher salt and water and scrub with a wet cloth or sponge. Window Cleaner: Combine 1/2 teaspoon mild dish detergent, 3T vinegar, and 2 cups {Read More}

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How To Have a Frugal Valentine’s Day


Ah Valentine’s Day, the day to declare our undying devotion and love to the special someone in our lives. The media would have us believe that the only way we can show our love is by emptying our pocket books as we purchase diamond rings, dozens of roses and expensive Belgian chocolates. What’s a frugal Romeo or Juliet to do? Here are some ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day without breaking the bank. Wow your sweetheart with a special dinner – {Read More}

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Crazy Easy Ways to Save Money On Your Super Bowl Party


With Super Bowl Sunday coming up, it’s important to plan strategically and save a little bit of money while entertaining your closest friends! This is a fun and festive time, so you don’t want to worry about breaking the bank when you are cheering maniacally for your favorite team… 1. Consider purchasing discounted party supplies from the Christmas or New Year’s season that match the colors of your team. If you are a Packers fan, then you may be able {Read More}

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5 Ideas to Make Your Paycheck Last Longer


If you are like many families, you count the days until you get paid again. It really isn’t that hard to make your paycheck stretch the whole two weeks, you just need to make a few small adjustments. Here are 5 ways to save money and hang on to your hard-earned cash a little longer every month and not feel the pinch! 1) Bump up your take-home pay. Have you started a family in the last few years? If it has {Read More}

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Dehydrated Zucchini Chips Recipe


Dehydrated Zucchini Chips Recipe Oh MY Goodness.. This Dehydrated Zucchini Chips Recipe is SO good.  Full of flavors, slightly spicy.  Amazing. The ONLY downside.. the serving is so small.  Seriously, you have no idea how small that 1 1b of zucchini is going to get.  And you are not going to want to share.. lol.  Basically this recipes makes one nice sized serving for one person.. yep one.  But I am marking it 1-2 servings. Couple of notes. 1. These {Read More}

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5 Places to Get a Full Workout for Free


Personally, I find working out at the gym very inconvenient. LOL.. it’s not the biggest reason I don’t do it, the fact is I have never really loved exercising. But it definitely falls in line for one of the reasons I don’t. I also don’t thing that paying a monthly fee to a gym even keeps a lot of people going past January. So I went looking for some online options for working out for free. Also read: Save $54.79 {Read More}

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What are the Best Things to Buy in January?

January Best Buys

Ever wondered what items to buy at what time of the year to get the best price? Best buys in January: Motorcycles (I’m sure you are all running out for this one!!) Furniture Carpet and flooring Video games Suits Air conditioners Boats (and even more of you are going to buy your boat, now!) Big appliances Bedding and bathroom linens Outdoor gear Wrapping paper Electronics Houses Bicycles Remodeling Vacations Patio furniture and grills Outdoor gear Jewelry Thanks MSN and MoneyTalksNews

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3 Simple Tricks to Help You Keep Your New Years Resolutions


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SunTrust. The opinions and text are all mine. Welcome to the New Year!  How has it been so far? Did you make it through the Holiday season unscathed? I feel like we actually did, but I will let you in on a little secret.  This is the second year in a row we kept things REALLY simple.  We have a pretty big reason for doing it, though.  Out daughter {Read More}

Coconut Pecan Truffles (No Bake!!)


I grew up eating Mexican Wedding Cakes, especially at Christmas.  We lived in Arizona and you could buy them at the grocery store anytime. They are so yummy.  Basically they are a little pecan, melt in your mouth cookie coated in powdered sugar. Well, I just don’t really eat much of that stuff anymore, but I definitely have fond memories! Now that I am gluten free and tend to eat a healthier diet most of time powdered sugar cookies simply {Read More}

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