How To Remove Scratches From Dishes

Scratched dishes

Today's SMS post was inspired by something I spent yesterday afternoon actually doing. Since I'm having more than 20 people for Thanksgiving dinner next week, I decided to take stock of the state of my dishes and was dismayed at all the dark scratches I discovered on them. Luckily, I knew just what to do! If you're in the same ... Continue Reading

How To Buy Thanksgiving Dinner for Less Than $25.00!

Thanksgiving Meal

It's Friday and that means we are talking holiday shopping deals again! Our "Holiday Shopping Pro", Melea of, is going to be joining us every other Friday through the holidays to share her expert tips for getting the best deals! If you're in charge of Thanksgiving Dinner this year, like I am, you are going to ... Continue Reading

How To Save Your Sweaters From Pesky Pilling

Fabric Pilling

Today I am sounding a laundry room battle cry to Save The Sweaters! Stop throwing away those old sweaters that have developed a severe case of fuzz balls! We are showing you how to transform your pilled clothing from unsightly to sensational! Kaitlyn writes.........  I have major OCD when it comes to my clothes. I always ... Continue Reading

Simple Strategies For Building & Rotating A Food Stockpile

Food Storage Rotation

The other day as I was going through my pantry doing some inventory in preparation for Thanksgiving, I stumbled across a can of peaches that, well, let's just say they were well past their prime (that's all I'm going to say to save myself from total embarrassment!) It was a much-needed reminder that I needed to get a better ... Continue Reading

Join Me at the “Crazy for Christmas” Party on Pinterest!

Crazy for Christmas

You're invited to SAVE THE DATE for a Christmas party on Pinterest on December 4th! Remember the One-Stop DIY Shop, the great group Pinterest board filled with fun crafts, tons of beauty & fashion tips, genius organization & DIY ideas, plenty of kid-entertaining suggestions, and ways to save money?  Well... we have all ... Continue Reading

Congestion Buster! Make Your Own All-Natural DIY Vapor Rub

Homemade Chest Rub

Many people turn to Vicks® VapoRub® when they have a bad cough and congestion. The ingredients in Vicks really aren't that objectionable, with the exception of petrolatum - which is a by-product of petroleum. So if you avoid petroleum and you're battling congestion from a cold or allergies, you will want to read on. But even ... Continue Reading

“Enjoy the Ride” Giveaway

Enjoy the Ride Giveaway

Black Friday is almost here and we are ready to kick off the holiday season with some fabulous goodies!!! We’ve partnered with Madsen Cycles and 11 of our favorite bloggers on INSTAGRAM to bring you an AMAZING giveaway - just take a look at this! One LUCKY reader will win our exciting Enjoy the Ride Giveaway! We want you to ... Continue Reading