Homework Station Necessities to Keep Your Kids Organized


  Can you believe that back to school is here? The summer has flown by and now it’s time to be packing lunches, getting the kids back in their school routines, and oh yes… dealing with the daily homework assignments! Help make things a little easier this year by picking up these great Homework Station Necessities to make […]

10 Delicious Ways to Use Zucchini

10 Delicous Ways to Use Zucchini

  One of my favorite parts of summer is all of the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables that seem limitless once the crops start coming in. And one of my favorites? Zucchini! It is such a versatile veggie that can be made a million different ways. Which is a good thing, because once zucchini […]

Improve Your Child’s Sleep with These 3 Sleep Savings Tips!

3 Tips to Improve Your Child's Sleep

  The following is a guest post by Tara D’Amico of D’Amico Dream Consulting.  Enjoy! For many parents, summer tends to bring looser schedules and later bedtimes. When summer ends and it’s time to get back to a stricter sleep schedule, that may bring bedtime battles, night waking, and lead to overtired little ones. Parents […]

5 Fun Traditions for the First Day of School

5 Fun Traditions for the First Day of School

  It’s almost that time again! The first day of school is creeping up on us ever so slowly and before you know it, the kids are going to be headed back for another year! There is always such an air of promise and excitement as the first day of school arrives. Everyone is excited […]

10 Tomato Recipes for Your Summer Harvest

tomato recipes for your summer harvest

  Fresh vegetables are simply the best! Now that summer is in full swing, more and more veggies in the garden have been harvested for some delicious, fresh meals! One thing I always struggle with, however, is making sure I get through all of those delicious vegetables before they go bad. It can be hard…especially […]

Easy Tips to Get Everyone Ready for Back to School

Easy Tips to Get Everyone Ready for Back to School

  How can it already be time to start thinking about the kids going back to school? I know there are still a few weeks left, but it’s hard to believe that the middle of August is already upon us. Before you know it, the kids will be heading to bed and waking up full of […]

7 Ways to Save Energy at Home

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  For our family, saving money goes so far beyond using coupons.  Sure those coupons, apps, and rewards programs slash your spending budget, but using them in combination with other everyday frugal household practices can really help your family save.  Reducing the amount of energy and water your home uses can add up and help […]

9 Things You Must Do When Vacationing in Ocean City, NJ

9 Things You Must Do When Vacationing in Ocean City NJ - 1

    My family has been vacationing in Ocean City, NJ for as long as I can remember!  And now that I have a family of my own, it’s our go-to destination too.  In addition to the usual beach activities, there are so many fun things to do in such a peaceful, family-oriented town.  We […]