NingXia Wolfberry No-bake Energy Bites

ningxia bites

As the mom to three kids ages {just barely} 5 and under, I am well-acquainted with the feeling of being exhausted and drained. It’s not a fun feeling and I like to nix it as soon as I can when I drag myself out of bed in the morning. After all, I have a TON {Read More}

$400 Medela Freestyle Breast Pump Giveaway {US}


Welcome to the Medela Freestyle Breast Pump Giveaway sponsored by Medela and hosted by The Pistachio Project! Recycling has become a pretty common activity in our everyday lives. We recycle at home, we recycle at work, we even have recycling bins on the streets and in businesses now! But what about the bigger items that we {Read More}

Homemade Hummingbird Nectar

hummingbird flying

Hummingbird nectar is definitely one of those “why buy when you can DIY” things. A lot of DIY stuff I don’t care for because they’re either too much work or cost just as much (or more!) than just buying it (like the kids’ sandbox) or a combination of both. But hummingbird nectar–which costs as much as $7 for 32 {Read More}

Neatly Store and Travel with Small Toys with the Lay-n-Go

This clever activity mat was invented by parents who also beheld the woes of Lego users and therefore set out to make a better way.

When I was a kid, I remember having gazillions of Legos. And I do mean GAZILLIONS. I was a creative kid so I was constantly playing with them. And accidentally leaving them everywhere. My problem? Storage. I kept them neatly stashed in a 5-gallon bucket. But, the trouble was that, when I wanted to play with them, {Read More}

DIY Towel Turban {For Drying Your Hair}

towel turban

I really like towel turbans for two main reasons: 1) they’re smaller and therefore lighter than a full towel, making them less of a pain in the neck, and 2) they stay on my head without flopping around and falling off (which makes it super easy to do stuff, especially stuff requiring moving around, much more {Read More}

25+ Recipes Featuring CHEESE!

25 Plus Recipes Featuring Cheese

Seriously, who does NOT love cheese? It’s ooey, gooey, creamy, salty, satisfying, tasty, comforting…the adjectives go on! There are so many different kinds, adding a plethora of variety to make any palate dance. Cheeses taste amazing in so many dishes and they compliment just about any meal any time of the day. And they’re available {Read More}

The Home Diffuser vs. the Aroma Diffuser: What’s the Difference?


One question that I am often asked by my readers is what the differense is between Young Living’s classic Home Diffuser and their bamboo-inspired Aroma Diffuser. Each of these essential oil diffusers are options for the bonus item that comes with the Premium Starter Kit. Besides the fact that the two diffusers look completely different, {Read More}

7 Attributes to Look for When Selecting Dinnerware


  Dinnerware is a necessity in every home. After all, you gotta have something to eat off of! If you’re anything like me, when you select anything that you’ll be using in your home, you want to ensure that it is high quality, attractive, and functional all at the same time. Dinnerware is definitely one {Read More}

20 Uses for Wet Bags {Beyond Cloth Diapers}


Wet bags were created and designed for containing used cloth diapers on the go. But these clever bags–with their water-proof lining and sealing-in zipper closure–come in handy for far more than just dirty cloth diapers. Here’s a list of 20 such uses. Makeup. A wet bag makes a great storage space for makeup. If something {Read More}