Fun and Easy DIY Popsicles

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This is Week 9 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming KC from The Real Thing With the Coake Family ,who is sharing a super easy recipe for homemade popsicles. For more summer fun, check out the overview page. I love coming up with fun and simple [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend!  I am currently on my way home from North Carolina where I was attending the She Speaks conference.  It has been an amazing couple of days, connecting with friends both old and new.  I didn't get nearly enough sleep but it was totally worth [...]

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Leap of Faith

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Today I am in North Carolina at the She Speaks Conference, where I am speaking about using Pinterest to build a platform.  To be perfectly honest, it is sort of a full-circle moment for me, and although I had originally planned to write something completely different today, I couldn’t help but take a few minutes to reflect [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 70}

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Happy Thursday!  If you follow me on Instagram you have probably already seen that this week I am in Charlotte, NC for the SheSpeaks conference, where I am giving a couple of talks about one of my very favorite subjects--Pinterest!  It should be a great weekend, and I can't wait to tell you all about [...]

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$500 Back to School Giveaway!

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Guess What?! WE'RE CELEBRATING BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A HUGE GIVEAWAY! Summer is just flying by and those kiddos will be heading back to school before you know it. We all know that back to school shopping can be stressful and expensive, especially if you have more than one child, which is exactly why we have [...]

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Hawaiian Chicken

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Aloha!  This delicious Hawaiian chicken literally comes together in just minutes with just a few easy ingredients.  Better yet, it is freezer AND grill friendly.  What more do you need for a perfectly effortless summertime meal? To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the marinade & chicken into multiple bags, then throw it [...]

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DIY Cool-Off Kindness Fans

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This is Week 8 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Courtney from Lil Light O' Mine ,who is sharing an super cute fans for  your community . For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   *  Happy Summer LWSL! I’m Courtney and [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous and relaxing weekend!   Does anyone else have a hard time saying no? I knew yesterday, when I was asked to help paint at our church, that I really just needed a quiet day at home, but I always hate the thought of letting people down. [...]

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 This is a guest post from Kalyn Brooke of Creative Savings “No money down!” “Zero credit needed!” “We’ll even throw in a free laptop….and a cruise!” As the slick car salesman shouts all sorts of promises on your big screen TV, you’re either annoyed, or intrigued. Maybe you really can afford a new car after all! [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 69}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fantastic week!  Those of you who follow me on Instagram may have seen that yesterday I spent all day filming for some upcoming projects I am working on.  One project in particular is one I think many of you will be very interested in, and I can't [...]

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Easy Freezer Pulled Pork

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Pulled pork is one of those recipes that always intimidated me.  Until, that is, I actually tried it and discovered not just how ridiculously easy it is to make, but how inexpensive it is to make a delicious, hearty meal for a crowd that even the pickiest eaters in the bunch will RAVE about! The [...]

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DIY Tree Swing

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This is Week 7 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage,  who are sharing an easy and super fun way to make a tree swing . For more summer fun, check out the overview page. Hi! I'm Gina from The Shabby [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  This morning I am actually writing this from the Atlanta airport, on my way back from the World Domination Summit in Portland.  While the whole trip was a bit of a whirlwind, it was great to catch up with my mom, sister, brother, and cousin.  In addition to meeting Darren Rowse, who has been a [...]

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10 BIG Money Mistakes You Might Be Making

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Most of us want to believe we have a pretty good handle on our money.  Oh sure, we may splurge on the occasional overpriced coffee, but in general we practice sound principles of saving where we can, and at least trying to plan for our future financial well-being. We don’t fall victim to obvious scams, [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 68}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fantastic week! Have you ever done something totally crazy and irrational?  This weekend I am all the way on the other side of the country, in Portland, Oregon, to attend at least a little bit of the World Domination Summit.  I've heard it is a great [...]

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