Category Archives: Making A Happy Home

Accident Prevention In The Home

Accident prevention. What a fun topic to kick off my Making A Happy Home From A to Z for April, right? Well, in our household this is always a hot topic. With three very lively and active kiddos, it seems like I’m almost always watching an accident ready to happen. I truly believe my 7 year old is incapable of walking – he runs, skips, flips, jumps and catapults everywhere. His 3 year old little sister is his shadow and is often right behind him and taking it up a notch.

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Simple and Easy Gumbo and Cornbread

Between Valentine’s Day and the start of Mardi Gras, I decided to surprise my husband with one of his favorite dishes – gumbo. Here’s the thing, the idea to make said gumbo came at the spur of the moment while I was driving home from work. If you’ve ever watched or made true gumbo, you know it’s some WORK. We’ve shared my aversion to the kitchen before, so I had to come up with a plan E for Easier.

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#FamilyTime: Family Baking Fun

Baking with my kids is always a treat.  It’s a time for us to spend time together, talk and learn together.

“As a mother of triplets, simplicity is key,” said Christine Garboski, Manager at the Nestl Culinary Center. “Fun, easy recipes teach cooking basics and inspire creativity.”

Thanks to our fun monthly Potstickers box and our regular routine of “making” cookies together on the weekends, my children and I are able to spend quite a bit of quality time in the kitchen together.

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Home Cleaning: The Frugal Way

I am slowly replacing many of my store bought cleaning products with more natural methods – it’s healthier for my family and great on our household budget.

Through my research I am finding that many natural cleaning products can be put to use in our home and used for personal care reasons, too! Definitely a win-win!

Here are few, frugal cleaning tips that I have come across and began utilizing in our household:

* Use vinegar to clean windows and disinfect surfaces.

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Better Nights With GoodNites TRU-FIT #TRUFITBetterNites

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for GoodNites* TRU-FIT*. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.

While not the funnest topic to discuss, approximately 1 in 6 children between the ages of 4-12 in the United States suffer from nocturnal enuresis, more commonly known as bedwetting. That statistic impacts our household – while it can be frustrating for both the parent and child,

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Quick and Easy One Dish Meal #FamilyTime

With our busy weekday schedule, finding a meal that is quick, easy, delicious and good for us is a wonderful feat! I recently came across a one dish meal on Pinterest and decided to put it to the test – I know I’m not the only one with tons of “someday, one day” boards out there.

Follow Divas With A Purpose’s board Recipes to Try on Pinterest.

After a long day at work this past week,

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10 Home Decorating Ideas To Quickly Update Any Room

Hi Divas! Along with great home decorating ideas, this post, also, contains sponsored content. You can read my full disclosure policy here.

Not all home decorating ideas require a heavy investment of time and money. If you’re looking for a few affordable home interior decorating ideas to freshen up a room over a weekend, try these ten:

1. Rearrange The Furniture: Pull your furniture away from the walls.

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