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An Easy, Meaningful, Affordable Holiday Gift: Date-Night-In Jar

An Easy, Meaningful, Affordable Holiday Gift: Date-Night-In Jar

Date nights look much different these days. Since moving to a new city, growing a family, and trying to save money, trendy restaurants, eat-in-theaters, and long weekends away are things of the past. We’ve run into a rut of watching a show together after putting 

How to Restock Your Laundry Room After a Move

How to Restock Your Laundry Room After a Move

You just moved to your new home and finally unpacked. You go to do a load of laundry and reach for your favorite cleaning solution to get stains out — but it’s not there. Now you remember you used up the last of your favorite 

The Best Way To Stay Organized While Moving

The Best Way To Stay Organized While Moving

Moving is stressful. Staying organized while planning a move can be really difficult. With so many moving parts, it can be tough to keep everything in order. You are packing up all of your belongings and moving them to a new location. What happens if 

Flying with an Infant:  15 Tips to Make It Easier

Flying with an Infant: 15 Tips to Make It Easier

Preparing to take a flight with an infant is no easy task.  Chulengo joined us on over a dozen round-trip flights in his first ten months of life.  Because we moved when Chulengo was only seven months old, we took many trips to our new 

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List: 20 Fun Activities For Fall

The Ultimate Fall Bucket List: 20 Fun Activities For Fall

If you know me, you know I am a list girl!  I love a good list–especially a bucket list.  Fall just snuck up on us, and I am worried the season will pass before I really get to enjoy it.  If I don’t schedule things ahead of time, our family gets caught up in our regular routine…

5 Things to Look for in a New Financial Institution When Moving

5 Things to Look for in a New Financial Institution When Moving

Before moving, people usually research their new hometown to find a new doctor and enroll their kiddos in a new school. But many people forget about finding the right financial institution to support their current and upcoming needs related to their move.

7 Tips to Maintain & Care for Artificial Grass

7 Tips to Maintain & Care for Artificial Grass

Synthetic grass looks awesome when it is cleaned and maintained properly. The best thing about having artificial grass is that it requires low maintenance. Meaning you just have to clean, brush and rinse it regularly. If you have recently installed artificial grass on your lawn…

Small Business Spotlight: Your Pocket Architect

Small Business Spotlight: Your Pocket Architect

The world needs more small businesses. Those small businesses need more support. The support has to come from people like you and me. So, I wanted to take the time to shine the spotlight on an exceptional small business. I recently connected with Jenn Smith, 

How to Avoid the Hidden Danger in Washing Machines: Mold

How to Avoid the Hidden Danger in Washing Machines: Mold

Before moving to our current home, we lived in many apartments with in-unit laundry. Each washing machine was front-loading, and if I am being honest, I have been a bit traumatized by front-loading washing machines. I’ve learned to leave the washing machine door open after 

10 Affordable Self-Care Activities for Moms

10 Affordable Self-Care Activities for Moms

Self-care has become one of the most talked about topics in motherhood. As a mom, it’s easy to get wrapped up in caring for kids that it’s challenging to find time for much else, especially the things we love to do on our own. We