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Make Your Dreams Come True With These Homemade Oreos

Dip them in milk until they're mushy bites of heaven.<p>Cookie:<p>1 cup unsalted butter, softened<p>1 cup white sugar<p>2 large eggs<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<p>1¼ cups dark chocolate/special dark cocoa powder<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>Cream Filling:<p>½ cup butter, softened<p>2 cups powdered sugar<p>1 teaspoon vanilla<p>1. In a …

21 Organizing Tips For Meal Planning

Create a master list of family favorites to rotate week to week. This will include classic dishes like tacos, spaghetti, pot roast, etc. that …

Cooking

99 low-cost organizing tips

Getting and staying organized isn't easy. If you're struggling to conquer clutter once and for all, our simple 99 organizing tips should help get you …

Your Entryway Needs this DIY Calendar Work Station

Image Courtesy Chelsey Andrews<p>In just a few short weeks the official start to fall will be here. That means school starting, less vacation, and less …

The Best Way to Organize Your Freezer

(Image credit: Better Homes and Gardens)<p>Have you ever had that "ouch" moment when you open the freezer and some heavy, unidentifiable object hurls …

Baked Ziti Dinner

This pepperoni ziti casserole is one of my family’s favorite recipes! I love that it is an inexpensive meal we all love!<p>I am all about simple …

Easy Cheesy Mexican Pizza

<i>This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturallyCheesy #CollectiveBias</i>Hey moms …

Cooking

Spicy Beef Nachos Recipe - Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

Nachos are a comfort food for me. I love to make nachos just about any time of year. During the pregnancy of my third child, I realized that I had …

How to Survive a No-Spend Month

If you need to quickly save some money (or just need to cut back on your spending for a month), one idea is to do a No-Spend month (aka spending …

How to Save Money on Gas For Your Car

Spring break is right around the corner, and summer will be here before you know it. Will you be traveling anywhere special? If so, you will …

Personal Finance

Sweet & Spicy Tex-Mex Fish Tacos Recipe - A Simple Weeknight Dinner Idea

<i>Delicious and easy Tex-Mex Fish Tacos – a hint of sweet and spicy Texas flavor packed into a corn tortilla with coleslaw and serrano sauce.</i><p>You know …

Meal Planning Organization Tips to Get Your Meal Plan Organized

This guest post is brought to you by Kate at Maternity Glow. Thank you for sharing your meal planning organization tips Kate!<p>As a full-time …

Motherhood

Homemade Oven Cleaner

The thought of cleaning the oven used to always make me cringe. Looking at the cleaning calendar and seeing “clean the oven” made me want to jump …

Cleaning

How To Make A Meal Plan That Works For Your Family

Knowing how to make a meal plan is a wonderful way to organize your life and save money at the same time! It lets you always know what you’re cooking …

5 Closet Organization Methods You'll Love

Closet organization is one of the biggest things to do in your bedroom to make sure your day to day clothing options are easy to find. Even if you …

Organized Project Board

Managing a household, blog, family, and finances can be difficult at times. I constantly try to prioritize and multitask, as do most moms. Using a …

24 Awesome DIY Wall Organization Stations

24 Awesome Wall Organization Stations Every home has a dumping ground – you know, that spot on the end of the kitchen counter or dining room table …

Calendars

10 Organizing Tips That'll Change Your Life

1. Minimize What You Store<p>Credit: Getty Images<p>(<i>This article previously appeared on</i> <i>Grandparents.com</i>.)<p>Before deciding to purge keepsakes —or anything …

A 10 step guide to de-cluttering your home (and life)

Clutter has a nasty habit of creeping up on us. One day it’s only a magazine and a takeaway menu on the countertop, and suddenly it’s a horde of …

Minimalism

7 Tips for Staying Clutter-Free - Green Homes

<i>Clutter is trapped energy that has far-reaching effects physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually. The simple act of clearing clutter can</i> …

Minimalism

101 Ways To Save Money

Whether you’re saving up for a big goal or paying down debt, cutting costs is one of the best ways to do more with the money you have.<p>And you have plenty of options for trimming expenses without feeling like you’re depriving yourself, which isn’t the point anyway. It’s about spending your money in …

30 Fast Tips for a More Frugal Life

<i>By Elyssa Kirkham, Editor</i><p>For money-minded people, frugality can be more than a smart idea -- it can be a way of life. Whatever your financial goals, being more frugal can help you save the money to accomplish them.<p>To get the best been-there, done-that frugal advice, GOBankingRates challenged some …

Personal Finance

How To Save On Clothes For Kids

Every parent looks at their budget and wonders how to save on clothes for their kids. Especially during the tween and teen years when kids are …

Southwest Pepperoni Breakfast Tacos

Quarter Hormel Pepperoni Slices and set aside.<p>Add 1 teaspoon olive oil, seasoning blend, corn and fresh jalapeno into a skillet and cook on medium …

How to Live Cheap BUT feel RICH!!!

Since the dawn of time, everyone has wanted to feel like a King. We have great tips for how to live cheap but feel rich to make that possible. You …

Personal Finance

Simple Strawberry Smoothie - Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

Need a quick and easy smoothie idea? Try this Simple Strawberry Smoothie recipe!<p>Summer is coming up and there’s nothing better than enjoying ice cold …

Caramel Apple Smoothie Recipe

With fall weather (hopefully) coming soon, I’m just itching to dig into my fall recipes. Pumpkin everything. Caramel apple. Ah.<p>Even though it’s still …

Pecan & Peach Quick Bread

<i>This Pecan & Peach Quick Bread is a family favourite Recipe. This Pecan & Peach loaf is wonderful after dinner with some coffee but equally good for</i> …

Banana Bread Waffles Recipe

Ingredients<p>2 Ripe bananas, smashed<br>• 1 ½ Cup all-purpose flour<br>• 2 Tbsps sugar<br>• 1 Tsp vanilla extract<br>• ¼ Cup peanut butter<br>• ½ Tsp baking powder<br>• ½ Tsp baking soda<br>• 1 …

Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Recipe

Healthy Strawberry Oatmeal Bars Recipe<p>Prep time: 20 mins<p>Cook time: 35 mins<p>Total time: 55 mins<p>Serves: 1 8x8 pan<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup old fashioned rolled …