Must-Do Tips for a Mix and Match Wardrobe

A Mix and Match Wardrobe has a lot of benefits, including time and money savings. Here are some tips to help you mix and match your wardrobe so that you look and feel great every day. I am the last one to claim Fashionista status. In high school and college, my favorite “outfit” was sweats […]

Make Microwaveable Heat Packs Yourself

Sew microwaveable heat packs from colorful fabric for cute and cozy gifts. This project is a super simple way to give affordable presents. As you may know, we’re total wimps here in Southern California. Some of you are weathering extremely cold temps where you live and I’m wearing fingerless gloves as I type. I am […]

Cozy Winter Breakfasts for Freezer Cooking (FREE Downloadable Cooking Plan)

Looking for freezer cooking plans? After you download this plan, check out these other free printable plans. Yesterday I spent about four hours bustling about the kitchen. My mission? To get our breakfasts for the month prepped and in the freezer. Breakfasts for freezer cooking? Yes, indeedy. Breakfast foods like baked oatmeal, energy bars, granola, […]

Holiday Baking Plan – FREE Download for Freezer Cooking

Download a FREE holiday baking plan, complete with grocery lists and step-by-step instructions. This past month I reaped the benefits of having done that big cooking session in November. Not only did we have meals for November, but my freezer stash is also stretching us almost entirely through December as well. I love it when […]

Busy Holiday Cooking Plan – FREE Download for Freezer Cooking

Looking for freezer cooking plans? After you download this plan, check out these other free printable plans. It has been a freezer cooking MONTH, I tell ya! First there was the wild hair I got to post 31 Days of Freezer Cooking over on Good Cheap Eats. Then there was the release of my book. And […]

An Easy Way to Secure Furniture for Safety

When I was little, my family home had a den. Yes, that’s what we called man caves in the 70s. My dad had his desk, his big black vinyl armchair, and the TV in this room. My sisters and I spent a lot of time in this room; duh, the TV was there. It had […]

Chocolate Box of Money to Give

A Chocolate Box of Money! Follow this easy tutorial for giving a money gift creatively. For Christmas my aunt sent me one of the best, one of the most clever, one of the most practical gifts I’ve ever received. I shared it with you back in December. Upon reflection, I realized that it would make an […]