DIY Dollar Tree Centerpiece – Quick and Easy!

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I don’t know what it is about Spring but it brings out a little creativity in me.  I wouldn’t say I’m the most creative person because I’m not, but I sometimes do get inspired to do things around the house to liven it up a bit. The other day was  one of those times and I felt […]

6 Easy Date Nights For The Busy Couple

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Guest Post by Bryanda of Quirky, Brown Love! After working a long week, it can be hard to commit to a date night every week, but it is important to do so to keep your relationship going strong! When most people think of date night, the first thing that comes to mind is dinner and a […]

Cheap Ways to Keep Kids Entertained in the Car

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Family road trips can be a great bonding experience and a fun way to travel together, but they can also be a little grating. Growing up, my siblings and I used to get on each other’s nerves around hour three on the road, and the same thing is true of my own kids today. My […]

Make a Large Space Feel Intimate with These 6 Steps

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  You did it! You finally upgraded from your small living space to a spacious home. As you unload the final box, though, you start to get a little bit worried. Do you have enough to fill this humongous house? It turns out that moving into a bigger place can unlock a whole new set […]

How to Keep Your Car Clean with Kids

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  There are a lot of things that seem never ending when you have kids, from diaper changes to the line of empty juice boxes. But for me, the biggest never-ending struggle is a dirty car. My kids seem to bring a mess wherever they go, and it all accumulates in the car. After some […]

A Dream Vacation to Dubai


My girlfriends and I were recently talking about where we would go on a dream vacation anywhere in the world. The typical responses were thrown out: Paris, Hawaii, Australia. But my answer was one that surprised my friends: Dubai. Yes, that’s right —Dubai! Isn’t that place unsafe or just for rich, old people? Hear me […]

8 Steps for Financial Rehab in 2015


  If you’re like the rest of the universe, your goals for 2015 probably include weight loss, taking better care of yourself and something about saving or getting money. However, tackling the budget is a daunting task, even for the most seasoned of us. Check out a few tips to make your budget review a […]

Sonic Fuel Earbuds for the Music Lover in Your Life

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I love music!  I listen to music daily.  I have played music, for my kids, since before they were born.  It’s just something that I have always loved.  As a teen, music seemed to be the only thing that made sense.  The teen years are difficult and music seems to be a common thread for […]

My $10 Office Makeover

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  When I was asked to put together an idea, for the new year, using Dollar Tree products…I was excited.  I thought of cute crafts, cheap gift ideas, home decor, DIY…my mind was flooded.  I could make Valentine’s Day gifts, Easter baskets, baby shower gifts, and so much more.  I could do it for cheap, […]