DIY handmade cloth napkin is an easy sewing craft to make a reusable product and cut down on waste in your kitchen.

DIY Cloth Napkin Tutorial

Handmade cloth napkins are simple and quick to make. These DIY cloth napkins are a great way to use up excess material scraps. In my case, it was a great way use up a mistaken overbuy of material.

My two school aged boys have a bad habit of using a paper napkin only once then grabbing another one and another one and another one. Before I know it there are 6 napkins used in one meal. I hated throwing away those partially used napkins. I also hated buying something that I knew I could make and reuse.


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Do you enjoy extra cash in your pocket every month? Check out my 8 top side hustles that help me to fill my bank account without depleting my family time. #sidehustle

Top 8 Side Hustles to Earn Extra Cash

Do you enjoy earning extra cash every month?

Are you looking to have a some extra cash to put towards your bills, save up for a family vacation, have some guilt free spending cash, or just supplement your income? Keep reading if you have a smart phone, make everyday purchases, have an opinion or want to go into business for yourself. This is a list for you. I am newly separated and nearly divorced with two school aged boys. I currently work a part time job and would like to continue to do so while still being able to pay my bills, stay in my home, take my boys on a vacation, and save for our future. These side hustles help me do exactly that!

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My New Adventure

I did it, I jumped into a new adventure! This past week I started my Rodan & Fields journey and I am terrified, excited and intrigued with this new business. My story of how I got involved in this adventure starts with my old college roommate contacting me and inviting me to join her team.  I gave her the brush off and was like, no I don’t have time I have two boys and am dealing with a non-enjoyable marriage situation, leave me alone. Continue reading “My New Adventure”

Make Ahead Freezer Meatballs is an easy food item to have to grab out of the freezer on a busy night to satisfy the whole family.

Make Ahead Freezer Meatballs

“What’s for dinner mom?”

Ummm….let me look in the freezer. YES we have meatballs. “We are having spaghetti and meatballs!” This is only possible on a crazy-normal everyday weeknight if I have meatballs in my freezer. It’s such a relief when I look in the freezer and I see more than ice cubes.

Make ahead freezer meatballs are an easy item to grab out of your freezer when you are not sure what to make for dinner. Having two small kids at home it’s nice to be able to pull these meatballs out of the freezer to add to pasta, soup or casserole recipes. Feel free to play around with the seasoning to match your tastes, it’s a flexible recipe!


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