The most useful tips when making your own laundry detergent.

You can google “homemade laundry detergent” and then spend 2 hours reading the tons of search results at your fingertips. Or you can keep reading here because I am in a giving mood and have already done that for you. All the recipes are basically the same. However I found some really cool alternatives/tips,  to …

Kudos to Li’l Woodzeez

This is not a paid review. This is a review because I LOVE this product. Today my mother and I ran some errands and we stumbled upon Li’L Woodzeez in Target. We couldn’t resist buying a large assortment for birthday presents for my two daughters. I am very excited over this product and want to …

DIY Monster Bookmark

I had so much fun making these cuties today! And one of the best things about these bookmarks is how fast they can be put together. Reading should always be fun, and these little monsters will keep track of the page for your little ones. I’m thinking these would be great for classroom Valentine gifts…or …

Harris Teeter deals this week – Winston Salem NC store

This list is specific to the following store only. Harris Teeter 3508 Yadkinville Rd Winston-Salem, NC 27106 HOWEVER, all Harris Teeter stores double coupons up to 1.00 and these same items may also be in other stores. Prego sauce, 24oz – On sale for $2.00 – Use .75 off 1 – coupon from Sunday Jan …

My 5 year old daughter was forced to walk laps for 30 minutes

It’s all about the rules. And the rules stem from state laws. The problem is, laws do not come with instruction manuals. And they should, when they involve our children. We now have a law that requires all students to have 30  minutes of exercise during school gym class. Sounds good, right? All kids need physical …

Cream Cheese Danish – It will make you cry

I have a super simple recipe to share today. I discovered it a several weeks ago and I’ve already made it two times. When my daughter and her husband came from Spain to spend the holidays with us, my son in law practically melted when he took a bite. And that is not a metaphor. …

Harris Teeter Grocery Deals this week – in Winston-Salem NC

This list is specific to the following store only. Harris Teeter 3508 Yadkinville Rd Winston-Salem, NC 27106 I had a lot of e-mails last week after offering local best deals from Harris Teeter. If this continues to be useful I will do my best to branch out to other stores in the area to showcase …

Taco Soup: perfect to warm you up on a cold winter day

We’ve had some frigid weather this week and I am one of the ones who will not complain about it. I love cold. It’s a time when I can eat hot soup and wear cozy socks. I make this soup many times throughout the winter months. We love it.  And we love it the next …

Photos of my Alpaca yarn

Well YEHAW, y’all, I have yarn! I love it. I have hugged it. More than once. Oh the possibilities… There is just something about sinking your fingers into Alpaca yarn… I am selling it on Etsy. Come see me. This yarn is from Robin. The one who accidentally spit on my head last month. She …