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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Romancing My Love by Melissa Foster

I received a free copy of Romancing My Love written by Melissa Foster to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours. No other financial compensation was received and, as always, all opinions shared are 100% mine.

 My Review of Romancing My Love

I loved the story line of Romancing My Love! Rebecca Rivera’s backstory draws you in and makes you want the absolute best for her. If ever there was a modern-day Cinderella that needed to be rescued by a handsome,

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Quick and Easy Peach Cobbler

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Thanks to some lovely blogging Divas, I have been challenged to embrace my kitchen – specifically cooking on a more regular basis. I will be honest, this is one of those things I have never had true passion for. I have tried – sort of, okay, maybe not fully.

This one challenge that I know my husband would love if I truly succeeded at.

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How to Turn Everyday Experiences into Opportunities

When you woke up this morning, what was your response to the alarm, or the sun, or whatever woke you? Were you excited to start your day? Were you irritated to be awoken? If you had the former response, it’s likely that you see opportunity in even the most mundane experiences. If you had the second response (assuming you did not have a late night), you may be stuck in a rut. Diva, it is time to get out of that rut and recognize that everyday experiences are opportunities in waiting.

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#DivaTime – Gladiators Unite! #sponsored

Today is a day that many of us have been anxiously counting down for months – Scandal returns tonight!

Scandal is one of those shows that I really didn’t want to like but can’t help but love it. The writing is fantastic and the actors make this show! There are so many underlying “issues” with the characters and as you watch, the layers unravel and you’re left saying “wow!”. They address real-life issues such as infidelity and sexual assault.

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Skin Care: The Oil Cleansing Method


A couple of years ago I was having the hardest time adjusting to my changing skin type – three pregnancies, stress, getting (dare I say it) older, adjusting to a new home and different water source, the list could go on and on. I began researching different types of cleansers and regimens. The oil cleansing method is one I stumbled upon, filed away but never really implemented for whatever reason.

I have what is classified as combination skin –

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The Importance Of Family Emergency Plans #GetReady

Twenty-five years ago, Hurricane Hugo made landfall at Charleston, South Carolina as a Category 4 Hurricane. Hugo left 60,000 people in the state homeless, 270,000 temporarily unemployed and 54,000 residents seeking disaster assistance. Many were without power for two weeks or more.

I remember going to bed the night before the storm hit. My mother, a Registered Nurse, was working the night shift and it was just us girls and my Daddy. He’s a worrier and light-sleeper.

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