Tag: Household Tips and Tricks

Teach Kids to Cook: 7 Cooking Tips You Forget

Teach Kids to Cook: 7 Cooking Tips You Forget

Are you trying to teach kids to cook? Great! But you should really read this first. As soon as my sons were tall enough to reach the kitchen counter (while standing on a chair), we had them in the kitchen helping us cook. So one […]

The Truth About Productivity (that You Need to Hear!)

The Truth About Productivity (that You Need to Hear!)

Hey there, go-getter! Feeling frustrated because you’ve got a list of things you want to do but you just can’t seem to get them done? Listen up, because I want to tell you a huge truth about productivity that doesn’t always get pointed out by […]

Less Time Can Help You Be More Productive

Less Time Can Help You Be More Productive

I get a lot of questions about time management and tips that will help people be more productive with the time they have. Now, I’m not an expert—at all—but I do effectively handle a pretty full plate most of the time. I homeschool my kids, […]

The #1 Reason Time Saving Tips Don’t Work

The #1 Reason Time Saving Tips Don’t Work

“It’s funny,” she said, “I have a bread machine, a laundry machine, a dishwasher, a slow cooker, and a dozen apps on my phone to help me save time. I have all this technology and a million articles on time saving tips…and yet I don’t […]

Kitchen Kids: Lemon Cheesecake Pie

Kitchen Kids: Lemon Cheesecake Pie

I am a firm believer that kids need to know their way around a kitchen, not only because it’s a necessary life skill, but also because it helps them to feel capable and that they can accomplish Things of Awesome. This dessert—Lemon Cheesecake Pie—is a […]

How to Set Up an Extra Chores Extra Cash System for Your Kids

How to Set Up an Extra Chores Extra Cash System for Your Kids

Sometimes knowing how to handle allowances with kids is a struggle. There can be disagreement about kids helping out with work simply because they are part of the family versus paying kids to do things (because you realize as an adult, you can do it […]

Why I Pay My Kids An Allowance To Do Chores

Why I Pay My Kids An Allowance To Do Chores

Whether or not to pay kids an allowance is one of those parenting things that generally puts people on one side of a fence or the other. And trust me, I’ve seen both sides of the fence. I mean, it wasn’t so long ago that […]

Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly

Fried Peanut Butter and Jelly

You all. I’m here to tell you about the best lunch ever: fried peanut butter and jelly. Fried peanut butter and jelly is the awesome lunch that I grew up on. I still love this lunchtime treat, and my kids do, too. It’s like peanut […]

Vicks in a Wax Tart Warmer Congestion Experiment

Vicks in a Wax Tart Warmer Congestion Experiment

When that time of year comes when stuffy noses start to creep in, it’s time to recall when we did a little congestion experiment and tested the popular Vicks in a wax tart warmer suggestion that can be found plastered all over Pinterest. My kids […]

I’m Done Cleaning My House For You

I’m Done Cleaning My House For You

Mom friends, I’m going to let you in on a dirty little secret. I mean, I love you and all…but I’m sorta done cleaning my house for you. In fact, the last time you came over to visit, I didn’t even clean behind my oven. […]