Here are easy steps for how to make a meaningful gift for grandma. Gather up great pictures of you and grandma, choose your frame, bring out your scrap-booking materials, paste your pictures, use your painting and coloring materials, look up some of your favorite quotations or bible verses, decorate your gift, frame your work, and wrap it up. How To Make A Meaningful Gift For … [Read more...] about How To Make a Meaningful Gift for Grandma
Think going green is too expensive? Think again. Here are 15 simple ways to go green and save money at the same time! How to Go Green and Save Money 1. Use cloth napkins instead of paper napkins. A friend blessed me with a beautiful king sized sheet, but I don't have a king sized bed. I cut it into 16-inch squares and stitched the edging by hand (I don't have a sewing … [Read more...] about 15 Easy Ways to Go Green AND Save Money
I went to my mom's today to pick blueberries at a farm near her house. It was lots of fun! My kids love berry picking and I love for my kids to see where foods come from and how berries grow and how berries are harvested. We have blueberry bushes in our yard but they are still small and the birds always beat us to the berries. Berry Picking With Kids Her is my son Leo with … [Read more...] about Gone Berry Picking!
Someone recently asked me what I would love to blog about if I had no limitations of money. I would love to blog about remodeling my home. I like to see before and after shots. I think it is absolutely amazing the difference small changes can make. I would love to document the process with photos and let others know what to expect from different projects and what to do before … [Read more...] about Things to Do Before Starting a Home Remodeling Project
If you’re a fan of saving the environment like I am and you want to save your money as well, I don’t blame you! When you use green friendly products around your household, you probably don’t want to set out and pay top dollar. Instead, I want to give you a few tips that you can use when you’re looking to save money by being green. Ways to Save Money By Being Green #1 Grow … [Read more...] about 6 Tips to Save Money by Being Green
Do you filter your water? I do! Why filter water? First let me say that I try to never buy bottled water because I don't want to contribute any unnecessary plastic waste and because I prefer to limit my exposure to plastic. So to make sure I have nice pure water to drink, I filter. I will review the four water filter types available. Why Filter Water? You might be wondering … [Read more...] about Why Filter Water and 4 Water Filter Types
My Daughter Draws A Dino Nice job, right? She is only 5 and she just loves to draw. My Son Practices His Letters...In Permanent Marker on Carpet That's my boy! My son is 3 and we have been practicing writing his name. He decided to practice his letters on his own- in permanent market on carpet and on the couch! My son demonstrates his superior letter writing skill in … [Read more...] about Wordless Wednesday: Proud Mama