Tag Archive: household

Time Management

During the weeks that we don’t have camp or any kind of real structure, the days can really run away. Plus, I have found that the kids get into their daily activities, and… Continue reading

Frugal Friday – DIY Refills for Scented Oil Air Fresheners

Let’s face facts — sometimes some rooms in our houses don’t smell as nice as we’d like them to. One of the ways to deal with this is to get one of those… Continue reading

DIY Charging Station

Let’s face it: Life is full of cords. iPod cords, phone cords, computer cords, speaker cords; they’re everywhere. And they’re kind of unsightly. There are a few nice looking charging stations on the… Continue reading

DIY Melted Snowman Ornament

There are so many cute homemade ornaments on the boards. I had some extra clear glass ornaments, so I went looking for something to do with them and found this cool melted snowman… Continue reading

DIY Santa Ornament

I like to make my own Christmas ornaments. Last year I made these, in honor of Edison’s obsession with Harry Potter.   The one on that I found recently┬áPinterest is a little more… Continue reading

Pinheads Revisited – The DIY Christmas Countdown (Advent) Calendar

The other day we started counting down to Christmas with the Advent calendar I made. In practice though, it didn’t work too well. The muffin cups didn’t stick to the pan as well… Continue reading

A Clean Coffee Maker is a Happier, Healthier Coffee Maker

I’m not going to lie to you. Our coffee maker has a lot of miles on it. How do I repay this work horse for its years of faithful service? I just keep… Continue reading

Vinegar as a Rug Cleaner

If you look at Pinterest, it seems like a little white vinegar is the miracle substance of all times. There are claims that it can kill weeds (true, but you need to reapply… Continue reading

Oooh, Burn! DIY Hand Sanitizer Recipe

With three kids, you know we go through a lot of hand sanitizer, especially during cold and flu season. Recently I found a recipe for homemade hand sanitizer on the boards and decided… Continue reading

How to Host an AWESOME Yard Sale

Over the summer, the kids outgrew their old bikes, plus Manfrengensen kind of got into biking, at least before his accident, so he had bought himself a nicer one. With the new bikes,… Continue reading