10 Super Easy Snack Ideas Your Kids Will Beg For

Easy snack ideas for kids…new ideas they’ll beg for day after day. Finally, a different snack for the kids that doesn’t take all day to make!

The hardest thing about being a parent is having to think of things to feed them every single day.

(Ok, ok, if that’s the hardest thing for you then count yourself lucky!)

Still, it’s a pain to try to think of something for them to eat 3 times a day.

And then, there’s the constant snacking.


Around our house, we have the regular snacky foods. And then there’s the special snacky foods.  The ones the kids beg for.

Here are some super easy snack ideas that our kids love.


16 Ingenius Ways To Love Your Stay At Home Christmas

Whether it’s by choice or not, a stay at home Christmas can be so much fun (and so memorable!). Don’t miss these ingenius traditions this year.

It’s 2020, and you know what that means!

I means…well, that no one really knows. Anything.

We’d all like to hope that life will resemble normalcy come Christmas. But who’s to say?

So it’s a good idea to prepare for a stay at home Christmas this year.

It’s probably going to look different from usual. But I bet that years from now, you’ll look back on this Christmas as one to remember.

Here’s how to make it fun, even if you can’t do your usual favorite things.


Walmart Christmas Layaway 2020: How To Use It To Save The Most

Walmart Christmas Layaway 2020: How To Use It To Save The Most

Curious about how Walmart Christmas layaway 2020 works? Find out what makes it a great alternative to putting another holiday on plastic!

Remember the days of the blue light special?  Back then everyone seemed to use layaway programs to help them afford Christmas gifts. 

Over time, more people began to use credit cards instead of dealing with the hassle of layaway programs.

But layaway still exists!  And it’s actually a fantastic way to avoid debt this Christmas

Given all the scary statistics about Christmas spending and compounding debt problems (read all about that here), you should be doing everything possible to avoid pulling out the card this season.

It probably won’t surprise you to learn that the best layaway program I’ve found is at Walmart.  They will set you up with a program with no extra fees. 

That’s much better than what your average credit card company will do for you!


How To Make Money As A Teenager: 30 Ways To Earn Fast Cash

Want to know how to make money as a teenager? These quick tips will have you rolling in cash before you know it. Money making ideas for every kind of teen.

There comes a point in every teenager’s life when they realize that they need money for all the stuff they want and the things they want to do.

And it doesn’t take long for the mom and dad money well to run dry.

So what’s a kid to do?

Well…find a way to earn some cash!

Learning how to make money as a teenager isn’t as tough as you think.

But I’m gonna let you in on a little secret…


From Toys to Clothes: 25 Ways to a Less Stressed Mess

From Toys to Clothes: 25 Ways to a Less Stressed Mess

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” 

If you haven’t heard that quote before, I’ll bet you’ve lived it!

When it comes to kids room organization, the trick is to keep it simple, sweetie.  So let’s talk about simple solutions to problems like the kids room being a constant mess. 

(And wouldn’t it be nice to get out the door without searching for last minute items for once?)


What To Do About Your Totally Stressed Out Family

We’ve reached the point in this stay home order where even introverts are starting to feel a little stressed out.


Because at first, it was actually kind of nice to have your schedule cleared for you.

I enjoyed having a chance to just be home with the family.  Nightly suppers around the table have been easier to pull off.

But with so many things closed now, it’s become stressful for a lot of us.

Maybe you’ve lost your income and are having trouble getting through the maddening unemployment phone line.

Your teens are so stressed over trying to keep up with school work while missing their friends that they are making you crazy.

(Yes, of course you love them.  And sympathize.  And kinda want to lock them in their room for just a little while.)

The younger kids don’t really understand what’s happening, but they know that everyone seems worried.  And they show that they are worried by whining every minute of the day and clinging to you constantly.

Poor kids…and poor Mama (who is pulling out her hair).

Extroverts are ready to see people again!  And introverts are ready to have the house back to themselves, even for just a little bit, again.