DIY Valentines Day Idea’s For Kids

Valentines Day is less than a week away.  Instead of boxed Valentine’s for your kids class, why not try these super inexpensive easy Homemade Valentines!  These are great for your kids to bring to school.  Just have them sign their name on the back!

Directions For Lolly Pop Heart Flowers


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$2 DIY Glade Plug In Decorative Covers


I am obsessed with Glad plug-ins.  I have one in practically every room in my house.  They make my home smell so inviting.  People are constantly asking me what I use to make my home “smell so good”.  Well, glade plugins!  My favorite scent is “Be At Peace” (last years shimmering spruce).  It has such an amazing scent that lasts long.  Yes, I have used Yankee plug-ins and Wallflowers from BBW but they just don’t do it for me, and not to mention the cost is double.  But, they do have the beautiful decorative covers that Glade for some reason has yet to capitalize on.  Why?  I have no idea.  Yes, my house smells amazing, but what an eyesore the ugly white plug-ins are!  I HATE them.  They just don’t look nice, but I am not willing to give up my glade scented oils.  So what is a girl to do?

I contacted Glade begging suggesting they come up with something!  Why make a product that smells so good but looks absolutely hideous I asked?   Continue reading “$2 DIY Glade Plug In Decorative Covers”


When Do You Start Christmas / Holiday Decorating?

For those of you who followed me on SAHW through the years, you probably know that I am kind of obsessed with Christmas.  Ok, I am totally obsessed with Christmas!  I have my tree up by the beginning of November, fully decorated and LOVE it!


For some odd reason, this enrages some people.  I mean, they get very upset and angry.  I will never understand this! Last I checked, they don’t live in my house.  It is not like I am subjecting everyone else to early holiday decorating.  I mean I don’t even decorate the outside of my house until Continue reading “When Do You Start Christmas / Holiday Decorating?”


How I Turned Cleaning Out My Garage Into Extra Cash

The holidays are right around the corner and we can always use some extra cash.  After my dad died, I spent 12 hours in my garage cleaning out everything.  I was obsessed with finding every single photo or anything that my father had given me throughout the years.  While I was in there searching for memories, I couldn’t believe how much stuff I was just holding onto.  I found so many old toys, just crates and crates of toys that my children outgrew years ago.  Old purses, clothes, home decor, books, etc.  You name it, I found it.

Normally, I am the mom asking around to everyone else if anyone needs clothes or toys.  I usually just give them away.  However, I don’t have any friends with little boys. Continue reading “How I Turned Cleaning Out My Garage Into Extra Cash”


My $70 Bathroom Makeover!

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My boys share a bathroom.  The previous owners painted the bathroom a dark chocolate brown.  They had a monkey theme for their little boy.  I was compelled to paint the bathroom from day one, but I HATE painting with a passion so I decided to overlook the color.  My boys are 16 and 7.  Any mother of boys can attest to the fact that they are slobs.  I don’t understand how toothpaste gets Continue reading “My $70 Bathroom Makeover!”