Thrifty Thursday {Week 56}

Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous week!  My family and I are headed out-to-sea this afternoon for a very quick 2-day press cruise on the Carnival Sunshine! We love cruising & can’t wait to see all the cool new features of this recently renovated ship.  I’ll keep you posted! In the […]

One Bowl Brownies

Everyone needs a go-to chocolate brownie recipe that whips up super fast using ingredients you probably already have on hand.  And if it only messes up one bowl in the process?  Well, that’s even better!  Of course when my friend Natalie shared this recipe with me a few weeks ago, insisting that these were the […]

Beginner’s Guide to Cleaning Part 7: Laundry 101

This is Part Seven of an 8-Part Beginner’s Guide to Cleaning Series.  See the overview here. *   *   *  Welcome back to the Beginner’s Guide to Cleaning!  At this point in our series you should be feeling pretty good about your progress.  Almost every room in your house is now spic and span, […]

How to Remove Almost Any Stain

It’s happened to all of us at one point or another.  We dribble coffee on our favorite shirt.  Our 2-year-old decides to color herself–and her Sunday dress–with rainbow assortment of felt-tip markers.  Our husband gets a little overly enthusiastic with his barbecue sauce.  Our romantic candlelit dinner leaves us with candle wax all over the […]

Weekend Wandering

Happy Palm Sunday!  I hope you are having a fabulous weekend!   Ours has been jam-packed so far, with a pancake breakfast, the town block party, a friend’s baptism, AND a birthday party.  And that was just yesterday!  Luckily today will be a little more low key–I am definitely ready for some down time!  Also? […]