international travel 2

7 Tips for International Travel

I have always wanted to travel internationally, but I never took the opportunity to do so until last week when I went to the Dominican Republic to pick up my daughter from her LDS Church mission.  She had been serving for 18 months and I hadn’t seen her in all that time, so I thought… Read More »

Easy way to clean your microwave in 5 minutes.

Easy Way to Clean Your Microwave in 5 Minutes

This post contains a confession, and some pictures that just might scare you.  My microwave was dirty!  The kids use it, I use it, butter splatters, left-overs spill over, and everything else nasty you can think of.   Life gets so hectic that the microwave stayed dirty and continued to build up more gross and… Read More »

yankee candle 8

5 Easy Tips to Organize Your Car

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CampaignHashtag #CollectiveBiasWith raising four kids I sometimes feel like I live in my car.  Over the years I have hauled babies, teenagers, cub scouts, furniture, hay bales and everything in between.  This can make for a mess and… Read More »

fan update pin

Easy Ceiling Fan Update

Our house is 21 years old and I believe all the fans are original.  Living in the South we definitely need to keep these work horses around.  The thing that dates them the most is the glass shades.  I can’t imagine going through a summer without our ceiling fans whirring.  They work great and look… Read More »