Protecting and storing your important documents with BestBequest

storing your important documents

This is a sponsored post about safely and privately storing your important documents, pictures, and videos, With all of the natural (and sadly, unnatural) disasters that happen in the world these days, having a way to keep our important papers and documents is more important than ever. It used to be the safety ...

Home Depot Kids Workshops are fun and educational #DigIn

home depot kids-workshop

We are a family that does our projects ourselves...we always DIY.  I think we've hired someone to do things exactly three times since we purchased our first home.  Naturally, our kids want to help and be part of our projects, but sometimes those projects just aren't suitable for little ones to be helping.  We try ...

NYNE N-19 Docking Alarm Clock Review and Giveaway

nyne docking alarm clock

The NYNE N-19 is a low-profile, professionally-designed alarm clock that syncs time automatically with your iPod, iPhone, or iPad.   As a family we own our fair share of Apple devices.  The alarm clock we have is old, like I owned it before college.  So of course I was excited to recieve the NYNE N-19 to review.  It keeps your ...

It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

compost bin made with pallets

This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

Huggies Designer Wipes Tub – Function Meets Fashion #HuggiesTester

designertub1

I am so excited to be an Official Huggies Tester and share with you an exciting new product!!!  Huggies Wipes Designer Tubs are a fun and fashionable way to store your baby wipes.  These tubs are the ultimate in Function Meets Fashion and one of my top picks.   Just because we are moms and often accumulate a lot of "stuff" in ...

When the yard changes in a bad way….time to start fresh!

oak swing

We had a nice, private yard with a row of huge old white pines along one of our property lines.  Then the recent storms hit- each time, with a different surprise, and knocking out power for a week or so- and tree branches, sometimes whole trees down.  Lightning hit one tree, topping it about 10 ...

5 Easy Ways to Save on Electric Bills

5 easy ways to save on electric bills

If you’re wondering about ways to save on electric bills each month, you’ll be pleased to know you’ve got quite a few options.  With just a few tips and tweaks from you and your family you’ll be able to see the amount you pay on your utilities each month start to decline almost immediately. Before you ...

Ideas to revamp your kitchen without breaking the bank

7 ideas to redo your kitchen without breaking the bank

If you’re looking to update your décor to give your house a little more pizazz, the kitchen is a great way to start.  Remaking your kitchen is one of the easiest and most effective ways to make your home look great and it will do an awesome job with tying in your home’s theme. Never underestimate what a ...

A room (sort of) more organized (mostly) #BankerBoxes #GetOrganized

fellowes banker box

A few weeks ago I showed you the very embarrassing photos of our "office area" of our bedroom.  The disorganized office, I guess we should have called it.  Since Fellowes had asked that I share with you just what DID need to be organized, as part of this program, I did it.  I'm kind of ...