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Best Tips for Giving Birth

I rarely share a blog post in a personal diary style. The reason why is because I started this blog/website to provide useful information to others and I think that a diary format does not lend itself to being as useful as other formats. But there are exceptions to almost every rule and today is one

Taiwanese-Inspired Dipping Sauce

When I lived in Taiwan I had some really amazing dipping sauce and none have ever compared since… until I found this recipe. You can basically dip anything in it and its delicious. From pot stickers to wontons, dumplings to lettuce wraps and more, with this sauce you really can’t go wrong. You can also pour

How to Make Money by Setting up a Shop on Etsy

  Today’s Money-Making SAHM’s are Melissa and Kristina. Both are amazing moms who have set up shop on Etsy. In case you haven’t heard of Etsy, it is an online store of handmade goods, artwork, clothing, supplies, etc. It has been growing in popularity and has become a very well-trusted and well-respected place to purchase

How to Check off Your Bucket List on a Tight Budget

Whether we have written them down or not, the vast majority of us have dreams and goals. There are places we want to travel to, perhaps a home, car, or motorcycle we want to buy, an amazing cruise to go on, sky diving, swimming with sharks, climbing Mt. Everest, etc. Whatever our dreams are on

Cars, Planes, Trains, Boats, Bicycles, and Trucks… Transportation Baby Shower

  Recently my friend and I threw a shower for our good friend Bonnie.  I did the decorations, invitations, favors, and food tags. She made the all of the delicious food. We had a great time planning it and it was a very relaxed and enjoyable shower. I’m going to apologize in advance that the photography isn’t

How to Make Boxed Blueberry Muffins Taste Gourmet

  Ever since I can remember my grandma has made awesome blueberry muffins. She’d make them when we were up at the cabins in huge batches for all of her children and grandchildren. They were amazing. When I turned 8 or so she started allowing me to help her make them. When I found out

How to Write and Publish a Paperback or Hardback Book

Today’s Money-Making SAHM is Linda Garner. She is an author of children’s books and has written and published many of them. She will share with you how to get started on your own journey to write and publish a hardcopy (paperback or hardback) book.  Welcome Linda! Q. What inspired you to begin working? A.  

How to Coupon at Walgreens

Walgreens can be a bit tricky to save money and coupon at. But don’t let that discourage you because the deals there can are AMAZING (especially during big sales and Black Friday). I’m often getting household supplies, make up, even food for 40-100% off there. When people hear that they are surprised because it’s actually kind

How to Make a Crib or Toddler Blanket

For both my son’s and daughter’s nurseries I’ve wanted to make custom crib blankets to match the color scheme, theme, and decor. I’ve been very happy with the crib/toddler blanket I made for my son so I wanted to make a very similar one for my daughter. It doesn’t take very much skill to make

How to Make a Reusable Party Banner

My neighbor Kim is super crafty and taught me how to make a  reusable party banner so I want to share it with you. First, cut out the shape of the banner pendants in the fabric using scissors. Make sure to leave about 1 inch at the top for a fold over that the rope

How to Become and Make Money as a Transcriptionist

Today I am featuring two wonderful SAHM’s who work from home as transcriptionists. They both have a lot of information for you to determine whether it is something you’d like to do, how to become one, and how to make money transcribing as well. Thank you so much Mandy and Michelle for sharing your wealth of

How to Become and Make Money as a Freelance Editor

Today’s Money-Making SAHM is a freelance editor named Rachael. Below she shares with you the pros and cons of editing, things to watch out for, how to be successful at it, and ultimately how to make money as a freelance editor. Welcome Rachael, Q. What inspired you to begin working? A.  I got my degree in

The Best Tuna Salad Recipe

I never knew that tuna fish could taste so good.  After I made this, I’ve been constantly wanting to make it again and again. We actually get cravings for tuna fish salad… Something I previously thought was impossible. This recipe is amazing, easy, healthy, and has a perfect blend of textures, flavors, and colors. This isn’t your typical tuna

How to Make a Russell Costume from the Movie UP

I have had multiple requests to post a tutorial on how to make a Russell costume from the movie UP. So here it is… Russell from UP is one of the cutest kid characters out there and it was so much fun to dress my son up like him. There are quite a few props

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