I'm amazed at the controversy over jeggings and the blatant insults of those demoralizing jegging wearers. It's as if  jegging wearers are one step below, not real women, not acting their age, and looking for attention. I'm definitely not a fashion expert but love certain looks and will not be dissuaded by the 'too old' card any [...]

Looking for an alternative to the fabric softener sheets we've been warned about, we tried a few different things to control static in our clothing. This has included: sponges soaked in fabric softener, vinegar in the rinse cycle, and now, drum roll please ... felted wool dryer balls. Safety pins were also added which are said to help [...]

When I started paying bills as a young adult, I needed a system. I wanted a simple budget tool to use without a fancy computer program. I bought myself a 12 column ledger and the rest is history. It's easy to see and track finances on real paper! One ledger holds many years and makes it easy to look back [...]

Hazel and Zack are polar opposites when it comes to money. Hazel loves to save and Zack is a spender. They have to make tough choices when it comes to their money. Zack has chosen not to attend a Birthday party ... have we done the right thing? Is this allowance system keeping him from [...]

Have you ever taken a detox bath?! Lavendar bath salts are an excellent way to relax and detoxify! Epsom salt is the main ingredient. As a matter of fact, it would be beneficial to bathe in Epsom salt alone. Epsom salt contains magnesium and sulfates which have multiple health benefits. For this recipe: 2 cups [...]

It's a question meant to start conversation but full of pressure at the same time. It seems I've been asked this question a lot lately and I cringe every time. We don't usually have grand weekend plans and like it that way but the question fills me with guilt when there is nothing to say. [...]