• Motherhood - Tips & Tutorials

    How to keep a clean house with toddlers

    Keeping a house clean when you have kids, especially young toddlers, is no easy tasks. I’m certainly not an expert, you should see my house. But over time I’ve been able to figure out what works for helping to keep the house relatively clean. You know, as clean as can be expected when you have a kid (or two) who makes messes right behind you as you clean. Keep in mind these tips aren’t rules. Take what works for you and leave the rest! But these are my best tips for attempting to control the mess and keeping a clean…

  • Family - Tips & Tutorials

    How to backup photos so they’re safe

    Digital photos are the standard these days. How many people actually print out their photos? Not many. I know I hoard photos on my iPhone and the thought of losing them if my phone or computer malfunction or get lost makes my stomach turn. That’s why I’m going to share with you how I backup photos so that they’re safe in case of an emergency. My husband recently lost his iPhone. Let’s not even go into the extra cost of getting a new phone through insurance (luckily we had phone insurance which I usually cancel right away!) Because he’s not…

  • Frugal - Tips & Tutorials - Uncategorized

    Move Without Losing Your Mind! 14 Tips to Save You Time & Money on Your Move

    Can we all just agree that moving is the worst? I actually liked moving in the past when it was just Blaine and I. But add a baby and not only moving your household, but all the stuff you’ve been storing for your parents too and it gets to be overwhelming quickly. We had plenty of time to prepare and were actually way ahead of schedule for a while because we started packing before even finding a house, but time caught up with us and towards the end we were scrambling. I’m going to share my best tips for moving…