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Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DotComDIY #CollectiveBias Regular car maintenance is important as it can help extend the life of your vehicle while giving it the best performance. Car maintenance can cost a pretty penny if you take it into a shop. Although some maintenance may require a mechanic there are actually some tasks you can do yourself that are fairly easy and won’t break your wallet. Check out these car maintenance tips you can do yourself. DIY Car Maintenance Replace Air Filter. It is recommended that…

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of At Home and Mom Select. Decorating a small space may seem like a challenge but it can be doable with a few decorating tips.  Recently we have revamped our outdoor patio as it needed a desperate makeover. Summers are usually spent outdoors so I wanted to enjoy my outdoor patio for many years to come. In just one weekend we were able to complete the makeover of my patio with a Pavilion kit that covered my paver stone patio and decorated. To get inspired to decorate my outdoor patio, I headed…

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerOfGrilling #CollectiveBias This summer is all about grilling and Giant Eagle has everything you need to do so as they are the go-to grilling Headquarters. They make it easy to find what you need such as meats, fruit, veggies, sides, condiments, Blue Rhino Propane, and more. There is no need to go anyone else as Giant Eagle has it all under one roof for those summer cookouts. Build Your Own Burger Bar One thing we are excited about this summer is getting outdoors…

When taking a road trip keeping kids occupied can be a challenge. To help keep the kids busy, make the trip go smoother and cure boredom try Restaurant Bingo. This is a fun activity they can do in the car whether it’s a short or long trip. They can spot their favorite restaurants along the way of the trip and claim a small prize when they get bingo. I like to purchase some items from the dollar store and keep them in a tote bag. Then, let the kids choose one item from the bag when they get a bingo.…

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #DataAndAMovie #FishAndFlicks #CollectiveBias With summer rolling around the corner we tend to spend more time outdoors. Whether it’s swimming in the pool, sitting around the fire, or watching a movie on the outdoor movie screen. Even though we may not be all together all the time at once because having teenagers means I don’t see them as much as they are hanging out with friends, working, etc. One way we can stay connected is through our Walmart Family Mobile…

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ReadySetGro #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year to start planting the flowers around the house. I love this time of year as we get to dress up the outside of our house and get away from the dreaded boring winter look. Adding a hanging flower basket on my front porch makes it look so inviting but I can never seem to find the mixture of colors I want and the prices can be expensive. This year I decided to make my own…

A great way to greet your guests is with a welcoming doormat. I mean it is the first thing they see when they walk up to your door anyways so why not make it cute and inviting. I love seeing those “Hello” doormats in stores but did not want to pay a hefty price and could not find one to match the decor on my front porch. So instead I decided to make my own and it was so easy to do. DIY “Hello” Doormat First off you only need a few supplies to get started such as acrylic outdoor…

This Lemongrass Sugar Scrub will not only exfoliate your skin but wake up skin with its energizing scent. You will find that it will not strip the moisture from your skin and leave it radiant and smooth. Not only do I use it on my face but also use it on my whole body especially when I apply a self-tanner as it tends to take better. I use it once a week to exfoliate and hydrate my skin while in the shower. My skin has never looked more radiant after using. Try this DIY recipe for yourself to see what…

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are 100% my own. Teacher Appreciation week is coming up May 2-6 and it’s time to show our teachers thanks. It’s a great way to get kids involved and do good for the ones that teach our kids knowledge daily.  It doesn’t have to cost a fortune to show our teachers appreciation as there are plenty of DIY gifts to create. Check out these easy DIY Teacher Appreciation Gifts to make! DIY Ideas for Teacher Appreciation Week Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea: “Lettuce” Tell You Teacher Appreciation Gift Idea: I “Mint” To Tell…

It’s always good to be prepared in case you are stranded on the road, a kid has an accident, etc. An easy way to be prepared is creating a Family Car Emergency Kit with all the essentials you need for these type of situations. Below is a list of items that are great to include in your car emergency kit. Depending on your family you may need to include additional items in your kit. You may even be able to find some of these items at your local dollar store. I used the foldable cooler from my list and put…