What's that expression about cleaning with kids at home? "Cleaning with kids in the house is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos." Do you feel that way? I do! Unfortunately, I can't wait for the kids to move out before I clean again. I also don't love buying expensive cleaning supplies that are probably not good for our health or the environment. I've wondered if … [Read more...] about 15 of the Best Cheaper Alternatives to Norwex
This post is part of my "cheaper alternatives" series, where I find more affordable alternatives to popular items. Today, I'm looking at cheaper Sperry Top-sider boat shoes. They're a summer classic for both women and men, but they're pretty pricey. Classic leather Sperrys generally cost $100+ when not on sale. Let's take a look at some cheaper options. Some people might call … [Read more...] about 7 of the BEST Cheaper Alternatives to Sperry Boat Shoes
Do you love your coffee? Are you looking for ways to save? If you like to keep the convenience of a k-cup, check out these places where you can find k-cups, CHEAP! This post continues my series about how to save money on coffee. First, I searched for the best generic whole bean coffee. Next, I investigated how much coffee is in a k-cup and compared the cost of drip … [Read more...] about Where Can You Save The Most Money On K Cups?
You know when it's 40 degrees, there's slush on the ground, and it's raining? Do you know what makes that awful kind of day worse? Feet that are wet and cold! Isn't that the worst?! Here in cold Ohio, "bean boots" aka "duck boots" are a popular solution to that problem. They're warm, waterproof, and in style. A friend asked me to look into whether there were any cheaper … [Read more...] about 7 of the BEST Cheaper Duck Boots: Alternatives to L.L. Bean Boots
My kids and I have had summer pool passes since they were toddlers. It's a lot of fun, but getting kids to the pool is HARD. Have you ever tried to carry 4 towels, snacks & drinks for the day, swim goggles, AND flip-flops? Do you ever see those moms who have it all together at the pool? They're dressed in a sunhat and flowing cover-up dress and carrying one of those … [Read more...] about 4 Of The BEST Cheaper Alternatives To Thirty One Utility Totes