How To Make A Citrus All-Purpose Cleaner

This citrus All Purpose Cleaner is completely non-toxic and costs only pennies to make! #homemadecleaners

When my kids were babies, I would spend their nap times in the bathrooms with the vent fan running, scrubbing away and trying not to breathe the toxic fumes.  However, the day came when they no longer napped, and, even worse, they wanted to help!  I didn’t want them in … Continue reading

18+ Make-Ahead Breakfast Ideas To Make Your Morning Better

It can be hard getting a healthy breakfast and getting out the door on time in the morning! Check out over 18 great make-ahead breakfast options! #recipes

As I’ve mentioned before, breakfast is always the hardest meal for me to get on the table.  We have a couple of make-ahead breakfast recipes, like crockpot oatmeal and breakfast burritos, that we enjoy frequently, but I still turn to cereal more often than I like to admit.  We’re trying to cut down on processed … Continue reading

How To Chop An Onion Like A Boss (And Without Crying)

You don't need a special kitchen gadget to chop an onion, just a good knife, a cutting board and this technique. #kitchenhack #kitchentip #onions

Years ago, at my wedding reception, I sang “Any Man Of Mine” by Shania Twain to my very surprised new husband.  I don’t think he understood the full weight of the line “When I cook him dinner and I burn it black, he’d better say, ‘mmm, I like it like … Continue reading

How To Make Powdered Laundry Detergent Without Grating Soap

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Last week, as I was grating a bar of soap to make another batch of homemade laundry detergent, I decided that there had to be a better way.  So, after a little poking around on-line, I learned that Ivory soap expands and turns to a foam when heated in the … Continue reading

Five Tips To Overcome Procrastination

Stressed out? Procrastination could be the cause. Check out these 5 tips to overcome procrastination! #stress #simplify #simpleliving

I recently shared in this post how procrastination almost cost the life of one of our chickens.  Even though procrastinating doesn’t always result in such obvious problems, it always costs us something.  Many times it is unnecessary stress, wasted mental energy, or strained relationships.  We’ve all spent days with that … Continue reading