When the kids were little I used to plan some pretty incredible and inexpensive parties. At least the kids thought they were incredible and that’s all that really matters. Ammon wanted a Pirate party when he was 5 so I used these maps as the invitations.
I taught a class a few years ago on Choosing Colors for Your Home. I love color and using it in my home as a way to express a feeling and show my own personal style. Here is a little outline of the class I taught. Hopefully it will help you in choosing colors for your home.
Back to School Money Saving Tips that will help you save money as your kids head back to school.
It’s almost that time of year. Summer will be over and the kids will be heading back to school before you blink. I always wish I had a few hundred more dollars this time of year. I think I actually spend more money on back to school supplies than I do for Christmas. Use these back to school money saving tips to help you save money on school supplies and more this season.
Do you have a hard time finding craft projects that your boys want to make then play with? Well, look no further than a cub scout book. There are some great and super simple ideas your boys (and girls) will love. They’re fun to make and fun to play with. Even though my kids are getting older they still enjoy making a lot of the crafts and projects in the scout book. If you don’t have access to one I’m going to share the Cub Scout Catapult with you.
I’ve often talked about how decluttering doesn’t have to be hard, yet it is still overwhelming to a lot of people. I decided that if I broke it down into smaller segments it might be more manageable so I’m starting a month by month declutter challenge. Don’t worry, it will be super simple and quick. If you think it will be overwhelming for you my first advice would be to get a friend or family member to be accountable to. Work on your decluttering list together. We’ll start out small with our decluttering in July since family vacations and school breaks can make it a little harder to find the time. Are you ready?
I do a little Spring cleaning but I don’t usually have a lot to do because I try to stick to a regular cleaning schedule throughout the year. I made this Cleaning Schedule Printable for you to use also. The link to print it is at the bottom of this post.
Let’s talk about Beauty Products Storage and Expiration Dates. When was the last time you cleaned out your expired or never used make-up? Do you keep buying more and more products, adding them to your ever growing stash? A few years ago I had way too many beauty products, some I had never used and some that had been expired for years. Once I cleaned out my stash I vowed to keep it that way. I have a few things I do to keep my beauty products in check so I’m not wasting money and space. These are my favorite tips.