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Having a clean house makes me feel good and that I have accomplished something. Now that I am working full-time it is hard for me to get my house cleaned by myself. It was taking me 2-3 days and that is just insane. It was time to get my kids involved and with teenagers that is not always easy. Between their school, activities, and homework they are busy too but we all need to pitch in to make this work. So how do we manage keeping a clean house with teenagers on such a busy schedule? Here’s how: Assign chores…

White out or correction fluid is great for fixing mistakes but not so great when it gets onto wood. It leaves a white stain that dries to the touch. There are ways to remove it from wood but sometimes it can be a challenge to do so. I would test a small area first and would not attempt to remove from antique pieces. How to Remove White Out from Wood 1. Spray a little bit of WD-40 onto the stain and let it sit for a minute. 2. Using a credit card or something similar carefully scrape off what you…

“This post contains affiliate links, and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links.” Have had your phone take a plunge right into the water? After seeing it merge into water as what it seems like slow motion, you think that the phone is ruined. That may not always be the case as you may be able to save your phone from water damage with these few tips. How to Save your Phone from Water Damage Remove the Phone. Quickly remove the phone from water. The longer your phone is underwater the more damage…

What is Meal Planning? Meal planning is when you plan your meals in advance. You can plan your meals ahead of time by using a printable meal planner, calendar, dry erase board or whatever method works for you.  You can plan weekly, bi-weekly or even a month at a time. This will help you save money and time! Planning meals in advanced you will avoid impulse purchases, extra trips to the store, and save yourself from having those frantic moments of trying to figure out what is for dinner. Below are some steps to help you get your meal planning…

With the kids being back to school it’s hard to manage our time with work, chores, homework, after school activities, and dinner, etc. The last thing on my mind when I get home from work is dinner. We find ourselves racing for time to get everything done and then turn around to find it’s almost bedtime and there is no dinner on the table. Yes, that has happened to me several times and maybe others can relate. With the Ninja 3-in-1 Cooking System you can save time on getting dinner ready. You can do so much with one system…

How Freezer Cooking Can Save You Time Having a freezer in the home is definitely a benefit for anyone. The freezer in the upper compartment of a fridge is barely large enough to hold anything but a few packages of meat and other food items. Having a separate freezer in your home will benefit you in many ways. Learn how freezer cooking can save you time, money, less stress, have a cleaner kitchen, and eat healthier. The Benefits of Freezer Cooking Freezer cooking can say you time when you are busy with other things on your schedule. It is quick…

House Cleaned by the Weekend. Steps to Save Time The house needs to be cleaned but no one wants to spend their weekend cleaning it. The weekends are supposed to be the time to relax after a hectic week at work. Right? Sadly, too many people spend the weekend trying to straighten up the untidy appearance of a home. Here is how to have your house cleaned by the weekend. These steps to save time will have your house sparkling clean so you can enjoy the weekend off! Steps to Save Time on Cleaning the House Delegate Chores- Everyone…

How to Have a Successful Garage Sale Garage sale bargain hunting seems to be a favorite pastime of many. For the buyer, they are looking for a way to save money by getting a gently used item that still works. Bargain hunters love to buy stuff at garage sales as it is far less expensive than it is at the retail store. Here are some tips on how to have a successful garage sale. Tips on Having a Successful Garage Sale Plan Ahead- Having a successful garage sale takes a lot of planning. Items need to be sorted, tested,…

Shredding Chicken at home can help you save time and money. By using your Kitchenaid stand mixer you can shred the chicken in half the time then by pulling it off with a fork, as you know this can take a bit of time. With the Kitchenaid and the normal beater attachment, I shredded a pound of cooked chicken breast straight from the slow cooker in under 30 seconds. How to Shred Chicken in 3 Easy Steps 1. Take your meat straight from cooking and toss it in the mixing bowl. 2. Make sure the beater attachment is in place. 3.…

A great way to stay organized and on budget is with a Grocery Shopping List. Keeping tracks of foods you need to buy at the store will help you from overspending and buying items you don’t need. I have created a Free Printable Grocery Shopping List that you can print as many times as you need to help you plan your shopping trip. The page has several different categories where you can add the items you want to your list. And at the bottom you can add some notes or coupons you want to use! Don’t forget to print the…