17 Creative Uses for Mason Jars

Mason jars make everything look cuter.  Stick a cute straw in them and the lemonade tastes a little sweeter. They are taking over shelves in our craft stores. Here are 20 creative ways to use mason jars throughout your home. 1. Organize Your Kitchen Gather various sizes of mason jars. Fill with sugar, flour, dried pasta and grains. Label them. Chalkboard labels make it easy to update. 2. Read more ...

10 Life Hacks Every Mom Should Know

Being a mom is a tough job, and with four kids, I was always in search of ways to streamline my schedule and make life run a little more smoothly. Now that my kids are older and almost on their own, I miss the chaos, to be honest. But I’m so thankful for the tips, tricks and hacks I learned along the way that helped keep me sane while I had four little munchkins under foot. Here are my favorite Read more ...

12 Clever Ways to Add More Time to Your Day

You know what they say—time is money. So, finding extra time in your day is kind of like finding extra dollars in your pocket. Save time on life’s mundane tasks with these 12 clever ways to add more time to your day to do the things that matter. Do it now. Replying to a quick email or filing a piece of paper—if a task can be done in a couple of minutes or less, make it a rule to always Read more ...

8 Tricks to Organize Your Makeup Vanity

This week is all about the home! So we're incorporating beauty and home care with some makeup vanity organization. In search of beautiful and organized ideas, we turned to Pinterest--our favorite spot for inspiration. (You’re following us, aren't you?) After combing through thousands of images, here are the eight best tricks to organize your makeup vanity. 1. Trays: When it comes to corralling Read more ...

9 Steps to Getting Your Family Organized, and Keeping Them that Way

Keeping your family organized is no easy task. From personal experience, I can say that career, home, kids and trying to fit a workout in once in awhile is a challenge. I have found that putting a few family organization systems into place can save you a lot of time and headaches. And more time coupled with less headaches creates a better life! Here are 9 ways to keep track of everyone and everything: 1. Read more ...

How to Save Coupons to Passbook

Passbook is your mobile wallet. It’s a designated spot on your phone where you can store loyalty cards, gift cards, coupons, and more – all in one place. Not only can it lighten the load in your real wallet, but it can get you organized so you never miss a deal again. After all, we never leave home without our phones, so now we never have to worry about forgetting our coupons or loyalty cards. Who Read more ...

How to Bring Your Financial Life Online

We’re living life online. We invite friends to parties, store our family photo albums, buy clothes and yes, print coupons, all from the Internet. But even the most Internet savvy of us have at one time or another felt a little reluctance to bring our financial life online. And while it always comes with a risk, the truth is, you could be more at risk sending a bill payment by snail mail then you Read more ...

DIY Apothecary Bathroom Decor

One of the trendiest styles today is the old-fashioned apothecary. From bars in big cities to high-end home retailers to soap stores across the world, people are decorating their spaces like old-fashioned pharmacies and medicine stores. Want to bring your own DIY apothecary touch into your home? Consider decorating your bathroom in an old-fashioned apothecary style. Here are four ideas on how to Read more ...