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School is starting in just a few days, and we’re in the midst of back to school shopping. Clothes, backpacks, school supplies — it adds up quickly. Once we’re back
I still have baby wipe containers all over the house, even though we haven’t had a baby in diapers for more than 3 years. They make such great storage containers — the toy room has stacks of containers filled with cars, puzzles, and more ti…
We didn’t get our garden going last year at all, and my grocery budget felt it all summer! After the initial investment when we first moved into our home, it has kept our expenses down while still allowing our family to eat fresh, healthy foods. …
If you received a popcorn tin for Christmas or Valentine’s Day (or plan to purchase the Superbowl XLV commemorative tin!), the Popcorn Factory has some great ideas to reuse your
I spent an awesome few days in Detroit with the Ford Motor Company earlier this month. I had the opportunity to see their production lines, learn more about the company
My patience is shot, my temper is fired up and when I stop to try and figure out why I have been yelling so much I remember what “everyone” has been telling me: TAKE ME TIME for yourself, Staci. Or you’re going to lose your mind and be no good to your kids or husband.
Recycling aluminum cans, plastic, and paper are well-known ways of reusing the earth’s resources but have you ever considered all of the other items that can be recycled? When I
Everyday living expenses can easily get out-of-hand. Money spent on paper towels, single use cleaning supplies, carbonated drinks and similar household staples could be put to better use.
Follow these tried, true and green ways to stretch your household budget.