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 easy to let some chores slip through the cracks. Life gets busy and even mandatory tasks like laundry and dishes can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming! While recently trying to keep up with these day-to-day chores thanks to the use of a cleaning schedule it’s come to my attention that there is a whole host of other tasks that should be seen to. These yearly home maintenance tasks are easy to forget about because they happen less often but are no less important in the grand scheme of things! Catching problems early, before they escalate further can save you from a lot of heartache,Read More →

Do cleaning routines work

I have been a stay at home mom for many years now and you would think that means I’d have this whole housework thing down by now! Sadly, keeping up with the housework is something I continue to struggle with and have for as long as I can remember. As a child and teenager, my room was a disaster. My locker at school? well…we nicknamed it ‘The Abyss’. Things went into those places and oftentimes, they never came out! While my house doesn’t reach that level of chaos I am well aware it could be better! The counters are cluttery, the laundry sometimes doesn’t getRead More →

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner but I know some of you are still struggling for inspiration! Last-minute ideas don’t have to be stressful o terrible. In fact, with a bit of inspiration (which you’ll get thanks to this Valentine’s Day Inspiration Round-up!) will have you off and running in no time! Get ready to have a great Valentine’s day with you and your family! Click the titles below to see the full recipes and tutorials! Valentine’s Day Inspiration Round-up This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links I may receive a small commission atRead More →

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We all know someone with a hobby they love! Odds are they talk about it endlessly, they might spend a good bit of money on it and they have probably tried to talk you into joining them at least once. People can’t help it – when we find something we love its natural to try and share that love with others. The passion and joy you hear in your friend’s voice when they talk about their hobby are one of the most important clues as to why hobbies are important – but it’s not the only one. Finding the hobby that’s perfect for you mightRead More →

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Not everyone is a naturally organized person. In fact, a lot of us muddle through life in a near-constant state of chaos when left to our own devices. Learning to be organized is a skill and like any other life skill, it takes practice to master. Practice, perseverance, and sometimes, the help of a few good tools. If your ready to plan your way to a great year in 2020 (and every year afterward) then read below for a few tips to help you out. Plan Your Way to a Great Year in 2020 This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchaseRead More →

Doing the dishes has never been one of my favorites chores. I mean, I bought a dishwasher for a reason! But its normally not an overly stressful chore – until you notice water leaking out under your cabinets! Que the pipe leak panic as you rush to find out where it’s coming from and how you can stop it before too much damage is done. Thankfully in our case, the fix was easy. We just had to tighten a connection that had come loose. But this isn’t always the case and sometimes more extreme measures are needed. Pipe Leak Panic! Causes and Prevention This isRead More →

Moving can be extremely exciting but there are a lot of reasons why moving is also one of the most stressful events in our lives. Between the uncertainty of what life will be like in your new home, another city or even country, you also need to think about the finer details of moving – what to do with household items, how to pack them, how to transport them safely, etc. If you have the budget for it, hiring movers can be a great way to alleviate some of these stressors. Should You Hire Movers To Pack Your Things? This is a guest post. ThisRead More →

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Christmas is coming up and your kid is desperate for a puppy. The thought of seeing the look on your kid’s face when they wake up Christmas morning to a happy ball of fur is enough to make you seriously consider it, but should you really? Getting pets for Christmas is universally considered to be a bad decision however, like most things, this isn’t always the case. Keep reading to see where your family fits in this decision! Pets For Christmas, Yes or No? This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase after clicking one of the links, I may receive aRead More →

Outfitting your kitchen includes your cupboards. Choosing pots and pans can be difficult and choosing your dinnerware also needs careful planning and organizing. If you want to follow a certain theme in your kitchen you need to choose the dinnerware carefully so that it does not contrast your cookware and kitchen furniture. Choosing the best cookware and dinnerware might seem complicated but can also be a lot of fun! Compliment Your Cookware with the Best Dinnerware This is a guest post. I have been provided this content to share with you. Things to consider in choosing your tableware  Consider the size of your shelves, cupboards,Read More →