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23 Must-Read Tips on Preparing Your Home for Its Sale

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I am getting married and will be moving in the next few months. We are preparing to sell my home. I’ve taken multiple real estate courses. I’ve also been doing a lot of research and asking trusted experts for tips on preparing and staging a home to sell it. Here is what I knew and the things I have recently learned. Things I

How to Make Banana Pancakes out of Pancake Mix

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Jack Johnson is a favorite musician of mine. He sings a song called “Banana Pancakes”. A verse of the song goes, “But, baby, you hardly even notice When I try to show you this Song is meant to keep you From doing what you’re supposed to. Waking up too early Maybe we can sleep in

My Back-to-School ‘Must-Have’ Item

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I am getting married soon to an absolutely incredible man. Together with his kids and mine we will be co-parenting a total of 6 children—4 of whom are in Elementary and Jr. High schools. As a stay-at-home mom who also works from home, I need to have reliable internet with fast speeds. My children also

How to Easily Up-Cycle an Old Trunk

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Old trunks and vintage suitcases are favorites of mine. My grandma used to keep blankets and toys in vintage trunks for us.  They are so lovely and I can say even slightly nostalgic. I found this trunk at a garage sale ($20.00) but it needed some jazzing up. Unfortunately I don’t have the ‘before photo’,

How to Turn a Bread Recipe into a Muffin Recipe

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In order to turn a bread recipe into a muffin recipe you will want to… Raise the temperature you bake the bread at. Typically you will raise it at least 25 degrees Fahrenheit. For example, my banana bread recipe bakes at 350 F so for muffins I bake them at 375 F. Most bread bakes at 350 F

Banana Bread Muffins

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Banana bread has always been a favorite of mine. Today I made Banana Bread muffins because I was short on time and they bake about 25 minutes faster. They are also easier to divvy out if you are gifting them to multiple neighbors (which I’m planning to do) than say a loaf of bread would be.

Back-to-School Lunches, Gifts, and Transitioning Tips

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Going back to school is such a fun time of year for most children. I remember that while growing up I looked forward to going back to school with great excitement. A few of the events I enjoyed were: getting to know new teachers, having more opportunities available to me, buying new clothes, and switching to a more

11 Ways to Save and Make Money When Shopping Online

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Shopping online is extremely convenient and usually not only saves me time, it also saves me money. Here are 11 things that I usually always do to save and make money when shopping online… 1- Use a cash back rebate website. A new one that I’ve been really impressed with is called Splender. Splender allows you to

Pineapple Lemonade Slush

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If you are looking for a delicious slush, look no further. This recipe is so so yummy! It has a perfect balance of pineapple, lemonade, vanilla, and ice all slushed together in a blender. This drink is great for parties, BBQ’s, or even just for family dinner/dessert. When I first tried this slush I was blown away.

Zucchini Cinnamon Sugar Bread Recipe

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My good friend called me and said that she had a giant zucchini from her garden that I could have. I was so excited and grateful as I love garden zucchini. I drove over and sure enough it was over a foot and a half long! So, I got out my mom’s moist and delicious Zucchini Cinnamon Sugar

Caramelized Coconut-Infused Carrots

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My friend Rachel and I love to have dinners together with our kids who are about the same ages. We sometimes have difficulty getting them to eat their veggies (my kids probably more so than hers). As a result, we try to get creative with making vegetables taste better. She came upon this recipe, and we gave it a

Helpful Ways to Protect Yourself Against Credit Card Fraud

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Credit card fraud seems like it is rampant these days. It is wise to protect yourself from fraud in any way you can. I’ve had quite a few fraudulent charges on my cards throughout the years.

New York Pizza Burger

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stop & Shop for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Pizza has always been a favorite food of mine. Ever since I was a little girl I have just loved it! I like all kinds of pizza from thick crust to thin crust, marinara and

Types of Books That One to Two Year-Olds Love

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  I’ve noticed that certain types of books are preferred more than others at different age ranges. Below you will find the types of books both of my children absolutely love to read or have loved to read between the ages of 12-24 months. Pop up books. Books that have images pop up off of the page

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