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47 Practical, Quick, and Easy Lunch Ideas

  Most days I totally disregard lunch until I’m hungry. At that point, I usually just look into the fridge to see what I can find… usually I don’t find much. I’ve often thought that having a list of practical, quick, and easy lunches would be a great resource for me to look over when

Fajita Seasoning/Marinade Recipe

  Everyone I’ve ever made these fajitas for (and this a go to recipe for guests) absolutely love these fajitas! The trick? You don’t use pre-made fajita mix packets. Instead you use a combination of fresh and healthy ingredients to season the fajitas with. You use this Fajita seasoning recipe to cook off the peppers,

Nursery Closet Organization and Decor

The nursery that I have spent a long time painting and the decorating was finally complete… except the closet was one ugly mess. It was so disorganized and cluttered that I didn’t even want to include a photo of it before its makeover. I wanted to do something cute with it that matched my nursery’s

How to Make Money as a Graphic Designer from Home

Today’s Money-Making SAHM is my friend Chantel Grigg. She is a SAHM and a wonderful graphic designer. She shares tips and tricks to start working from home as a graphic designer in the interview below. Thank you and welcome Chantel! Q. What inspired you to begin working? A. I have always known that I wanted

How to Prepare for Natural Disasters

In the last 24 hours, my sister’s town, Moapa Valley, Nevada was on a high flood alert. Homes were flooded, the power went out, people were stranded in or out of their homes, kids were stranded at schools and had to spend the night there, and many people abandoned their vehicles to get to safety.

How to Go Garage/Yard Sale-ing Successfully

  I save thousands each and every year… sometimes I save thousands in a month using these 15 tips and strategies when I go garage/yard sale-ing. The year of our entire home remodel and the year of preparing and saving on our first baby, I easily saved over ten thousand dollars each year! Although it may

How to Make a Styrofoam Traffic Cone

Recently, I threw a transportation shower. I bought these traffic sign suckers on Amazon. I was looking for a way to display them and came up with this super easy, very quick (3-5 minutes), and inexpensive Styrofoam traffic cone as the solution. You can use these cones for suckers, for decor, for playtime, etc. First you

How to Start an Online Tech Support Company from Home

Today’s SAHM is a great friend of mine. Further, she has helped me a ton with my website and blog. She and her husband started an online tech service/support company from home. She is self-taught and knows her stuff. She graciously took time out of her very busy schedule to share how you can do

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

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