9 Alternative Uses for Salt Around the Home

by Chrystal Johnson January 28, 2015

Salt is in just about every home. It’s essential to many baking and cooking needs, and I consume it regularly to help regulate my blood pressure. But what else can it be used for? Check out the below ideas for using salt around your home! Put Out a Fire If you have a fire place, use […]

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A Helping Hand Truck

by Chrystal Johnson January 9, 2015

Sponsored Article Moving without professionals can be a pain. However, this does not have to be the case. Having a number of friends or family members can certainly make the work go extremely fast. However, people can tire after a while, and backaches can be a frequent visitor to a moving party. Fortunately, hand trucks […]

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Reflecting on 2014: Your Favorite Blog Posts of the Year

by Chrystal Johnson December 29, 2014

It’s time to say goodbye to 2014 and hello to 2015. When this time of year rolls around, I like to look back and reflect on the successes of the year, so I know what to focus on in the coming year. Each year, I like to take a look back at which blog posts […]

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Gift Basket Ideas for Winter House Guests

by Chrystal Johnson December 23, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its Advertiser. All thoughts and opinions are mine and mine alone and should not be construed as medical advice. #24HourEsterC #CollectiveBias Tis the season of hosting house guests and visiting friends and family. Traveling can really take its toll if you’re not supporting your immune system […]

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Earn Points for Your Holiday Shopping with Chase Ultimate Rewards

by Chrystal Johnson December 18, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Has your holiday shopping started to make a dent in your bank account yet? It’s easy to go crazy buying gifts during the holiday season, especially when you have kids. I know that I want […]

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Why Leasing May Be a Better Option Than Buying

by Chrystal Johnson December 6, 2014

Thank you to Kmart for providing me with information about their new leasing options. While this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own. Have you ever been in a situation where you desperately needed a new big ticket item like a refrigerator or couch, but you didn’t have the funds to get what […]

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Greet Your Day with an Italian Buongiorno Experience with Lavazza Coffee

by Chrystal Johnson December 5, 2014

I have a confession. Even though I declared I had stopped drinking coffee, I started again. It all happened at ShiftCon in October. Somehow I always drink coffee at conferences and then realize how much I missed it! And really, I love the flavor of coffee. Drinking it now reminds me of our time in […]

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Take the Toxins Out of Your Family’s Mattresses on Black Friday

by Chrystal Johnson November 26, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Plush Beds. All opinions are my own. It seems everywhere we turn, we find out that something seemingly benign in our lives is actually exposing us to toxins. It can be pretty overwhelming if you don’t address one issue at a time. We started […]

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How to Get Free Shipping During the Holiday Shopping Season

by Chrystal Johnson November 23, 2014

Since we live remotely in the mountains, and we have to drive over an hour to get to most stores, I do a lot of online shopping. However, I really do not like to pay shipping costs. I do most of my shopping on one particular website because I get free shipping. However, with Black […]

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Keeping a Clean House with Young Kids Requires the Right Tools

by Chrystal Johnson November 17, 2014

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. (#CollectiveBias) and its advertiser #EurekaPower. All opinions are mine alone. My girls are 4 and 6, and they are huge mess makers. We live on a dirt road, so our yard is, well, dirty of course. So there is constantly a ton of dirt being tracked […]

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