Lime Basil White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lime Basil White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Do you have a basil plant that’s flourishing but you don’t know what to do with all those leaves? Are you sick of making the same boring pasta and pesto sauces with your basil? Here’s an idea, basil can be used in desserts! The thought of using basil in a dessert horrified me. In my head, it just didn’t make sense. But I realized that mint is also an herb that gets used in desserts, as well as lavender. So I decided to give it a go.  I love basil and lime together, so I wanted to start with that....

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive On A Budget

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive On A Budget

Have you ever made a move, had a significant life event, or did you just wake up one day feeling like SOMETHING needed to change? ​ A friend in Mesa, Arizona contacted me with just such a situation. A family life change meant that she had less furniture than before and after some introspection, she felt like some fresh style could help. ​ She used her cell phone to take some simple pictures of the spaces that she felt could use the most help. Some words she used to describe her spaces were “dark,” “bare,” “plain,” and “no sense of...

Before You Shop Online, Here Are 62 Items You Can Buy For A Buck

Before You Shop Online, Here Are 62 Items You Can Buy For A Buck

So, being a HUGE discount queen, (hey it’s more fancier than calling myself cheap haha) I’m always on the lookout for great deals. While shopping online at Walmart.com and Amazon is convenient, I realize that there are so many things you can just buy at Dollar Tree! Why waste your hard-earned money buying these exact same items at any drugstore or online for more money? Can you believe all this stuff’s a BUCK?? Continue reading below! Coupon books – These are pre-labeled books where you can organize your coupons into the little slots! Love these! Great investment for a buck! Cotton...

Homemade All-Natural Laundry Detergent – 5 cents per load, with free printable labels

Homemade All-Natural Laundry Detergent – 5 cents per load, with free printable labels

Got babies? Or family members with sensitive skin? Or just can’t afford laundry soap with its super high prices? We sure do! Why spend $15-20 on a gallon of chemical-rich, fragrant-overloaded, heavily-dyed laundry detergent if it could potentially harm your loved ones’ lovable yet super sensitive skin? Quick remedy: Try making this all-natural homemade laundry detergent! I found a few different recipes and reviews on Pinterest, and apparently everyone swears by this homemade detergent! Its all-natural ingredients are chemical and dye-free, perfume-free, it’s a natural stain and odor remover, it’s safe for sensitive skin, and costs around .5 cents per...

Amazon Prime Day 2019 Is Here! Top 5 Deals Under $100

amazon prime day

Time Left before AMAZON PRIME DAY is Going Going Gone: Are you PRIMED this Summer for some great savings? We hope so! Amazon’s Prime Day 2019 is here in full swing and there are many deals to take advantage of! Here are my top 5 favorite deals under $100: 1. Toshiba 32-Inch Fire Edition Smart LED TV, $100 Shipped! 2. Instant Pot DUO Plus 60 Pressure Cooker, $56 Shipped – Lowest Price I’ve Ever Seen! 3. Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote, streaming media player (Includes $45 Sling TV credit), $15 Shipped! 4. Echo Dots, only $22 Shipped! 5. Amazon Fire...

Don’t Throw Away This Part Of An Onion!

Don’t Throw Away This Part Of An Onion!

I’m never buying green onions again. Here’s why. I had no idea how easy it was to create an endless supply of fresh green onions at home, and how quickly they grow! Green onions (scallions) are packed with vital and essential nutrients (read all about the impressive health benefits of green onions here). They add such an amazing flavor to almost any meal, and if you grow them at home, you never have to buy them again! Here’s what I did: I cut the onions right above the roots just past where it starts to turn green and put them...

The Dream Experiment – Say Goodbye to Toddler Night Terrors!

The Dream Experiment – Say Goodbye to Toddler Night Terrors!

Does your toddler or young child have night terrors? Mine used to.. maybe I can help! Here’s my story: Ever since we moved to our new apartment, my 3, now 4-year old, Tristan, has been having nightmares. Nightmares of monsters, and ghosts, and being helpless. At first, I thought it was from TV shows he watched, so we changed his shows to only toddler shows (because even G-rated kids’ shows will have lots of fighting). I’m not sure if they’re considered night terrors or what, but he’s been crying and fighting in his sleep randomly, and jumping off out of...

13 Make Ahead and Freeze Casseroles (with Grocery List)

13 Make Ahead and Freeze Casseroles (with Grocery List)

From the same blogger that brought you “Make Ahead and Freeze Crockpot Meals” with over 500,000 pins, these meals are easy to make, inexpensive to buy and delicious to taste! These recipes make enough food for 13 MEALS!!!! Be sure to check the shopping list first and see which items you already have at home. It shouldn’t cost you over $50 to make these meals, depending on what ingredients you have at home already. That’s less than $4 per meal!!! Please share these recipes on Facebook and Pinterest and post any questions you have below, thanks! UPDATE: DO NOT THAW THESE...