What is the one thing you would change about your appearance? While a number of things involve drastic surgery and a lot of pain, one thing you can do to alter your appearance is to improve your smile. A healthy-looking, white set of teeth can work wonders for your confidence, helping to change how you feel when you look in the mirror, as well as being good for your oral health. The good news is that you can improve your smile in a number of ways, without having to spend a fortune. Ready to get your dream smile? Here are some affordable ways to improveRead More →

I knew as soon as I had kids that they were doomed to have poor eyesight. With both myself and my husband wearing glasses it seemed inevitable that they would need them too. I wasn’t wrong, it wasn’t long after they started school that glasses became a necessity for both of them. While genetics play a large role in our eyesight there are a few ways you can take better care of your eyesight and keep things from getting worse! There are many aspects of our health and wellbeing that get easily ignored, and our eyesight can be one of them. It’s easy to feelRead More →

Starting A Homestead

Things have been a bit crazy around here for the last couple of months but we are finally doing it! Our family is finally starting the homestead we have always dreamed of. As I mentioned in previous posts things have been slower here on the blog because we were in the process of moving! Here’s hoping that we don’t have to do that again for a very long time – if ever! We have located from our small suburban home to a 10-acre plot in middle Georgia. The land is mostly forested right now but it does have a small pasture and 2 stall horseRead More →

Need to see a doctor, but don’t have insurance? You’re certainly not alone! A lot of people face this problem every day, especially right now. While arguments can be made that we should have to deal with this in today’s world there are, thankfully, some alternative ways to afford or at least lower the immediate impact of healthcare if you’re uninsured. Here are just several options to look into. How To Afford Healthcare Without Insurance This is a collaborative post. This post may contain affiliate links if you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission at noRead More →

Many households have fabric furniture in their homes. This might be because leather furniture is typically higher pried or because people want a greater variety of choices. Fabrics tend to come in a wider range of colors, patterns, and textures than other materials. Fabric-based furniture, however, can be a bit more challenging to clean! Rather than a simple wipe down fabrics sometimes require a more robust and deep cleaning process. Everything inside of a home will get dirty at some point and your furniture is no exception, although it might be one of those chores that slip the mind from time to time. Forgetting toRead More →

This was supposed to be a one month challenge but the world decided to upend every routine we had and so here we are two months later with our cleaning routine results! While we are all still adjusting to this social distancing lifestyle (I really miss my Dollar store trips and crafts!) and the kids being home until the next school year starts, I have made some strides when it comes to sticking to my cleaning routine. Is it perfect? Not yet… but it’s getting there and I feel confident enough to make this post. Cleaning Routine Results, Getting Organized This post may contain affiliateRead More →

Building self-esteem can be challenging. When you’re a young child you have many people encouraging you as you learn new skills and (hopefully) looking out for you as you figure things out. It’s not until we get older, venture out in the world and have to deal with negative social interactions like bullying and are faced with more serious consequences to our failures – like losing out on a job, or failing a course in school, that many of us start to doubt ourselves and our abilities. Creating self-esteem as an adult can be a special challenge because we tend to get caught up inRead More →

It’s no secret that running is an activity that requires a good bit of motivation – especially in the beginning and your fitness levels might mean you find yourself struggling . While this struggle tends to get better over time there are more than a few tricks to keep you going when the weather is bad or your just not feeling it! Running playlists can be a simple but highly motivating way to get your feet moving and make you feel great while you’re doing it! Running Playlists, What Music is Best for Running? This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchaseRead More →

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Lots of people love going to the gym, others dislike it but put up with it because they know it’s good for them in the long run. But, for some people, the thought of going to the gym is a special brand of torture – and often it’s not due to the workout! For a lot of people social anxiety, self-consciousness and worries about looking silly when unfamiliar with the equipment keep them from joining a gym. Thankfully home workout ideas like the ones below offer a good way for people afraid of the gym to stay healthy and keep active! While joining a gymRead More →