There’s something about a good, homemade stuffing (or dressing as some call it) that makes the whole Thanksgiving meal that much better. I have tried a number of different types of stuffing in my years, but I always found them to be very soggy and while many love it that way, I’m just not a fan of the mush. Once we had kids and I started wanting to cook entire thanksgiving feasts by myself, I realized that without the perfect stuffing recipe, my feast was going to be more of a flop. Over the years, I finally perfected the recipe and now, I’m excited to share it with all of you on the blog today (link is in my bio or you can swipe up in stories).
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Apparently, it’s my birthday 🎂 … Isn’t it funny how as you get older, your birthday gets less and less exciting? I used to do a countdown, like a month in advance. I would remind everyone I saw. It was ridiculous. Now, if it wasn’t for the 3049823048 notifications that I get from FB, from all of the people that I haven’t heard from since last year, I might not even remember it’s my birthday at all. But since the cat’s out of the bag, yes, it’s my birthday. I’m 35 + shipping and handling and feel every bit my age, especially when I try to keep up with my kids . I’m spending the day packing for my birthday vacation (whoop!) and look forward to celebrating with my family! Since I can’t take you all with me, I’ve joined a bunch of really awesome bloggers to give away $430 on the blog today! So take a minute, click on the #linkinbio or swipe up in stories and enter to win! What would you do with the extra money?
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While I do talk about it in DMs when people reach out, it occurred to me that many of you are unaware of my other blog, @thesuperblogcoach. The story behind it is that I had a couple of incredible women who taught me what I needed to know to become a successful blogger and influencer so I could support my family through this fun career. I wanted to make sure I did the same for others. It got difficult repeating things over and over again so I decided to create a site where I would blog solely about tips for bloggers and influencers, no matter where in their journey they are. That way, I could direct people over there and they can read at their own speed. I don’t charge for any of the info. It’s totally free. Just my way of paying it forward. I hope you’ll check it out and if you have anything you’re currently struggling with, let me know. I’ll add it to my topic list for future blog posts! Now tell me, did you know about thesuperblogcoach.com?
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While there are so many reasons to love the holidays, they can be super stressful. #ad Between buying and wrapping gifts, cooking, getting the house ready and all of the gatherings, it's just go-go-go until the end of the year. I've found five ways to lessen the stress for you and your
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In honor of this smiling horse, and because yesterday’s pun tanked (guess most of you have never heard ‘what came first, the chicken or the egg?’)... today I’m sharing a horse joke. 🐎 
Once upon a time there was a rich man that was driving past a farm, he looked over and saw a beautiful stallion standing in the field. The rich man thought, ‘Wow I gotta have him’ so he pulled into the farm’s entrance. He found the owner and said, “I want that horse out yonder in that field. How much do you want for him?” The farmer said, “He don’t look to good.” “Nonsense” said the rich man “I’ll pay you $1000 for him.” “But he don’t look to good,” said the farmer. The rich man sighed and said, “$2000 dollars is my final offer.” The farmer sold the beautiful horse to the rich man. One week later the rich man came back angry as ever and said, “Darn you, you sold me a blind horse!” Then the farmer smiled and said, “I TOLD YOU HE DIDN’T LOOK TOO GOOD!!!!” .
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I just ordered a chicken and an egg from Amazon.  I'll let you know.
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One thing I regret is not having newborn photos taken of all three girls. I’ve looked back at Falynn’s photos so many times over the years and they still give me all the feels. We were so blessed to have been able to have them taken by @jenpriesterphotography. Jen is so talented and really the sweetest person. I am forever grateful that she made the trip from Michigan to Florida to capture these for us. Did you have professional newborn pictures taken of your kids?
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Let’s talk about photo editing. There are so many people on IG that I admire, when it comes to their editing and photography styles… @theautismcafe, @momsinknots, @taramoon and @dearauggie, just to name a few. I’m constantly trying to learn, grow and improve my photos. So I thought it would be fun to take an older photo and edit it again, just to see the changes in my own personal style. Swipe to see the original edit from earlier this year. Not a huge difference, but I do notice slight improvements. Which do you prefer? Do you tend to gravitate toward the darker or brighter feeds?
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Halloween is over, so we can start talking about Christmas now, right?! 🙌🏻 The holidays are usually a blur for me. Between decorating, cooking and prepping the house, its non-stop. It’s hard not to feel overwhelmed when you add in our everyday chores as parents. I think it’s important to keep the kids occupied with something that you can use, instead of sitting them in front of a screen. Plus, it’s great to encourage your little one’s creativity. We love to choose a few projects every year and have the girls create our holiday décor. They love that we proudly display their projects and they make a great gift for your guests or their school friends! This year, we are excited to share our first Christmas craft idea, the snowman jar! What do you think?
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How I Got My Kids to Clean the House

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If there’s one thing I can count on, it’s my kids to make a mess.  A big mess.  Give them one toy and 5 minutes alone and they can leave the house looking like a tornado just swept through.  It’s astonishing. There are finger prints everywhere, some sort of juice on the floor and that one toy has somehow turned into 20 different pieces, one of which I will step on at least twice before they finally pick it up.  And while I love my girls with all of my heart and soul, I have reached my breaking point when it comes to the lack of cleanliness in our home.

Over the last 12+ years, I’ve tried just about everything.  I bought them the little play broom and vacuum.  I started a chore chart. I paid for an app that reminds them to clean and gives them stars for each chore completed.  We’ve asked nicely, begged and even yelled at them and nothing seemed to work… until now. I’m excited to share how I got my kids to clean the house!

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I was on Instagram last month and saw a post with this beautiful blue spray bottle from Cleaning Essentials.  It intrigued me enough that I went to the website to find out what it was filled with.  Turns out, it was empty, but what would be inside would change the way my kids looked at cleaning.

When it came to the products we use to clean, I’ve always made sure to keep them out of reach of my kids.  If it’s something that would come in direct contact with their skin, they had to either wear gloves or not use that product at all.  I’ve heard all sorts of things about the dangerous chemicals and would never put my kids in harms way, no matter how dirty the house became.

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I’ve always wanted to try and make my own cleaning products but I never knew which ingredients or how many to use. Cleaning Essentials actually takes the guessing out of the equation and makes it easy for you to mix the perfect solution using everyday items that you probably already have in your cabinets at home.

Each bottle lists the type(s) of cleaner you can make in that particular bottle and includes fill lines and instructions.  It’s so easy a kid could do it (with parental supervision, of course).  The more I read, the more I wanted to try them out.  I knew almost immediately that if I could make this fun, my kids would want to participate.  They would want to clean.

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As soon as our bottles arrived, my 5 and 8 year old couldn’t wait to get started.  They both really love science and mixing up their own “cleaning potions” was right up their alley.  Iyla chose to work on the green fresh bottle.  With three kids and a husband, we can use all the “fresh” we can get.  There are two different types you can mix… one for the air and one for your gear.  With just 4 ingredients, it was mixed and ready to spray.  The great part about it is that you can choose the scent or switch up the scent by choosing a different essential oil.  We decided to go with lavender.

Once it was mixed, Iyla walked around the house and sprayed just about anything she could find.  I’m sure she would have sprayed her older sister if she had been home at the time (though I don’t recommend spraying people).  The couch, the chairs, the rug… everything had a new fresh scent and our house still smells amazing.

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Next, we mixed up the glass cleaner.  For some strange reason, my girls love washing the windows.   This easy to mix cleaner was not only effective, but smelled great and is safe for them to spray!  Falynn had a blast cleaning just about every window she could reach (and asked for a chair for those that she couldn’t).  The next day she was asking if she could wash them again.  I can’t remember our windows ever being so clean.

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I think their favorite of all was the DIY wipes.  Reading the instructions on the back of the jar, I couldn’t believe I hadn’t done this sooner.  When I think of the amount of household wipes we have gone through in our home, I’m embarrassed.  I could have been making my own this entire time and reusing them!  Making simple, effective cleaners with ingredients from the home not only reduces the amount of chemicals you use, but it also reduces garbage and saves you money. Oh the money we would have saved on wipes alone…

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You just fill up the jar, shake it (giggles are inevitable) and then fill it with cut up cloth, which soaks up the cleaner!  It’s that easy.  Once the liquid had been completely soaked in, I asked “Who wants to clean the counter?”  Would you believe that these two girls raised their hands and were shouting “ME!!!!!!” like I had just asked who wanted to eat some chocolate?  They were cleaning and they LOVED it.  After the counter, they asked what was next. They were actually looking for things to clean!

Once that little wipe was full of dirt (and that wasn’t long), they ran into the other room to show Daddy what they had done.  They were so proud that they not only made the cleaner, but used it to get rid of the daily dirt and grime that filled our home.

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The best part is that once these containers are empty, we just refill them!  Each time you refill a Cleaning Essentials container, you eliminate one container from the garbage system. I can’t imagine that we will ever go back.  I look forward to watching my girls fall even more in love with cleaning and trying all of the containers that Cleaning Essentials has to offer.

Have you ever made your own cleaning products? Comment below and share your experience!

After years of failing, I'm excited to share how I finally got my kids to clean the house, thanks to Cleaning Essentials DIY cleaners.

This post was sponsored by Cleaning Essentials, however, all opinions expressed are my own. 

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  • Chelle Dizon
    April 10, 2019

    Good to hear that your kids are now excited to help you clean the house. This sounds a really awesome idea!

  • Chastity
    April 9, 2019

    This is one cool concept to get them excited about cleaning yes. I am new to this brand so I will have to check them out. Does it work on souses as well? Lol

  • Rosemary
    April 7, 2019

    It was such a pain cleaning the house when I was a kid. Perhaps if my parents would have made cleaning product, it would have made the chore easier. Glad your kids are willing helpers!!

  • Jona Shares
    April 6, 2019

    I love the idea of letting your kids clean the house. This is also a plan of mine when I became a parent.

  • Bohemian Babushka
    April 4, 2019

    Mujer, doesn’t BB wish her madre had taught her how to make cleaning fun. She didn’t like it either. Then again, we only used comet back in the day. ??

  • Natural Beauty And Makeup
    April 4, 2019

    I’ve never tried making my own cleaning products but this sounds amazing! Your daughters look so cute ❤ it seems they are enjoying this cleaning task a lot ?

  • Indu
    April 4, 2019

    Kids engage in cleaning activity when find it fun. Moreover cleaning agent in sleek container also attracts children to try.

  • Jess
    April 4, 2019

    This is great! It’s so important to get kids in to things while they’re young!! Thanks for sharing!

  • eli
    April 4, 2019

    I think you can get kids to love doing anything if you turn it into a little game! That’s one way to get some productivity out of them!

  • Alexandra Cook
    April 4, 2019

    Such an awesome idea to have your kids to clean the house. And those looks like a great container of cleaning stuff.

  • Shannon Gurnee - Redhead Mom
    April 4, 2019

    It can definitely be a challenge getting the kids to help clean the house. These sound like some great products.

  • Lyosha
    April 4, 2019

    I agree: it is important to build a habit of cleaning starting from young age so the kids are comfortable with it forever.

  • Subhashish Roy
    April 4, 2019

    It is such a good idea getting kids to learn doing household stuff. Preparing them for the future.

  • Meredith
    April 3, 2019

    There are so many great ideas here! Nice been thinking my kids need to be more involved in chores at home too – so I’ll be trying these! Thanks!

  • Amy h
    April 3, 2019

    My daughter likes to help clean, but I don’t let her use any of the cleaners because of chemicals. This would be perfect for her!

  • Elizabeth O
    April 3, 2019

    It’s great to involve kids in one of the house chores it will develop a sense of responsibility and independence. Aside from that its fun too

  • Megha
    April 3, 2019

    my toddler is a year old but your tips are really handy! this looks so interesting that I now want to do cleaning myself!

  • Swathi
    April 3, 2019

    This great idea, I need to get this products, now only they started doing some thing, May be keeping chore everyday will wonderful.

  • Claudia Krusch
    April 3, 2019

    That is such a great idea! Can’t wait to get my son involved! Sounds like fun!

  • jill Nunn
    April 3, 2019

    I need these tips to use with mine…bless it I’d be happy if they would just clean their rooms! TEENAGERS!

  • Toni | Boulder Locavore
    April 3, 2019

    That is such a great idea! Will try this with my kids!

  • bethpierce2013
    April 3, 2019

    These methods sound promising! I’ll have to try these out on my kids for sure!

  • Aditi
    April 3, 2019

    I love how safe these products are. I’ve been meaning to switch so kids can get more into cleaning. This is great !

  • Kristine Nicole Alessandra
    April 3, 2019

    If these cleaning bottles would help motivate my eldest son to clean, then I am all for it. I cannot believe how he can sleep in his room with all that mess! I am going to give this a try and hopefully (fingers crossed) this will work.

  • emman damian
    April 3, 2019

    That sounds like a fun DIY cleaning materials. I’m sure that my niece and nephews will clean too.

  • wander women abroad
    April 3, 2019

    this is such a great idea! The kiddos at my house make such a mess and it would be so helpful to get them so clean up after themselves lol will give this a try

  • Tiffany La Forge-Grau
    April 3, 2019

    Having the kids help with cleaning is such a rewarding feeling. Getting them to like it is even better!

  • Emily Fata
    April 3, 2019

    I love the idea of making my own cleaning products! When you know what’s going into them, it undoubtedly feels better allowing your little ones to help out — they won’t be exposed to such harsh chemicals.

  • Bill Sweeney
    April 3, 2019

    I am glad this approach is working for you. We may need to try this with our kids. Fingers crossed!

  • Brianne Tursi Manz
    April 3, 2019

    I think this is wonderful! It gives kids a sense of responsibility, and, it takes some of the burden of you and your husband. I may have to try this with our kids!

  • Mayuri Patel
    April 3, 2019

    These cleaning essentials are not only good for kids to use but adults. A great way to preserve the environment. I liked the refillable wipe jar idea.

  • Yeah Lifestyle
    April 3, 2019

    What a fun way to get your children involved in the cleaning! After all, children do make ever such a lot of mess, haha!

  • Snehal
    April 3, 2019

    The jar filled with cut up clothes is easy to use. Would like to try. ?

  • Snehal
    April 3, 2019

    These cleaning products form cleaning essentials look very easy to use. Especially the jar filled with cut up clothes. ?

  • Raluca
    April 3, 2019

    Such a great idea, and sounds like your kids had a lot of fun! Chores should be fun and not ‘chores’ actually, right?

  • artchee
    April 3, 2019

    When I was younger, there was a reward system in place for helping out in the house with chores. We also have somewhat cool cleaning products or gadgets that make it fun or a little playful for us. :0)

  • Ricci
    April 3, 2019

    I feel like most little kids like to clean because they think it’s a fun game. When they realize it’s work they hate it! LOL!

  • Terri Steffes
    April 3, 2019

    You win mom of the year! I bribed my kids with money. Ha. That was only slightly motivating!

  • Emily
    April 2, 2019

    These are great tips! I struggle with how to get my kids involved with cleaning, and I admit at times it is just easier for me to do it myself. But this would make it easy for my kids to help too.

  • Kim Seghers
    April 2, 2019

    I need to look into these cleaning Essentials. My son loves helping me clean the house. I guess I’m lucky. But I have always made cleaning fun instead of making it seem like a chore. Your kids seem to be having fun with helping you clean too.

  • Danielle Wolter
    April 2, 2019

    hmmmm…. i wonder if this would work on my boyfriend LOL! what a great way to get kids to clean.

  • Roch
    April 2, 2019

    I like that you can refill them once they’re empty, to reduce waste and help save the environment. This is also a good way of teaching kids about their responsibility with house chores.

  • Lisa Favre
    April 2, 2019

    Those DIY wipes would be my favorite too! What a nifty way of making your own wipes! When my son is a tad older, I definitely want him to start helping with clean-up.

  • kumamonjeng
    April 2, 2019

    Thanks for sharing the tips and getting kids to be involved in the housework was not an easy task. They can be very rejection but glad I pick up a few tips here.

  • Nicole Flower
    April 2, 2019

    This is a great idea and I feel your pain, I have three girls too! I love them deeply just like you mention but holy cow are they messy! I have been using green cleaning in our home for years and love the difference.

  • Brit Bingold
    April 2, 2019

    I love this idea! My kids love making pretend potions! I should just make real ones and let them clean!!! 🙂

  • Tasheena
    April 2, 2019

    This seems like a wonderful way to get your kids involved. I have to make sure to check out this company.

  • Melissa Chapman
    April 2, 2019

    I wish I could get my kids to do windows and help out around the house. These cleaning products look amazing and good for anyone to use.

  • GiGi Eats
    April 2, 2019

    HA! LUCKY YOU! 😉 I have a feeling when my son is old enough he is going to want to help out around the house because my husband is always working on something and I know he will encourage my son to want to learn what he’s up to!

  • Jeanette
    April 2, 2019

    I love that you’re able to get your kids involved in everything and doing cleaning wise. I also love that you do your own cleaning supplies. I definitely want to do that myself.

  • candy
    April 2, 2019

    As our children were growing up we taught all of them how to clean properly and help out around the home. Using great products and supplies helps.

  • Jessica
    August 8, 2018

    Hi Heather!
    This is amazing! I remember last Sunday, I asked my boy if he could help me out with cleaning the tiles outdoor. I told him to just use the brush like playing his toy truck. He enjoyed doing it for at least 15 minutes and then left. It’s really hard to get them (kids) involved in cleaning. Although I do use my own natural tile cleaner (vinegar, lemon, and water + baking soda), I think this is worth a try!
    Thank you for sharing!
    Cheers,
    Jessica

  • Carol Cassara
    April 23, 2018

    This is amazing! I love that you make your own cleaners and get the kids involved as well. It’s perfect safe for them and you no longer have to worry about chemicals!

  • Ricci
    April 22, 2018

    This seems like a great way to get kids involved with cleaning! I think that making your own household cleaners is great anyway and it’s great to see the kids wanting to clean! LOL!

  • Nikka Shae
    April 21, 2018

    Now this is cool way to get your kids to do chores. We’re tried all different ways to get them to clean up the right way, but no luck.

  • chubskulit rose
    April 21, 2018

    When you mix fun with chores, kids will always participate. That’s how I get my kids to do chores as well.

  • Pam
    April 21, 2018

    My kids both have pretty bad allergies, so I used to make a lot of my own cleaning products. That way you know exactly what is in it.

  • Joanna @ Everyday Made Fresh
    April 21, 2018

    I really like how you made cleaning fun for them. I was blessed with girls that wanted to clean when they were younger…it’s the older ones that don’t want to lift a finger.

  • Sara Welch
    April 21, 2018

    My kids are so wonderful for helping me. This looks like a great way to keep it up!

  • Kita Bryant
    April 21, 2018

    I am so glad I got to see this post! My kids really need to help me more now!

  • Terri Steffes
    April 21, 2018

    I make most of my own cleaners so I am intrigued by the product! I ask my neighbors for containers but I love this idea. Do you throw the used rags away? Or can they be washed?

  • Lauren
    April 20, 2018

    These are great tips for all ages! I love that you turned cleaning into a craft project for them! Makes it more fun!

  • valmg @ Mom Knows It All
    April 20, 2018

    I’ve never thought about making my own cleaning products. It sounds like that bottle would be very helpful to anyone interested in it.

  • Cindy Gordon
    April 20, 2018

    Awe now that is clever! I would just love it if they helped me clean more often!

  • Marissa Zurfluh
    April 20, 2018

    I love getting help from the little ones. Seeing them want to help really puts a smile on my face!

  • Terri Beavers
    April 20, 2018

    I’d really love to be able to mix my own supplies. Abby is allergic to everything so we really have to be picky about what we buy. This way, we’d know what was in it so she could help with the cleaning which crazily enough, she loves to do.

  • Saidah Washington
    April 20, 2018

    I’ve gotten my kids involved with cleaning at a young age and used to make cleaning products to ensure they were safe for my kids. I love that these have the mixing instructions right on the bottle.

  • Amber Myers
    April 20, 2018

    I need to try this out and see if I can get my kids to clean more. They will, reluctantly. Maybe this will get them more excited.

  • candy
    April 20, 2018

    The different colored bottles are fun and helpful in know what is what. Whatever works when it comes to getting kids to help clean. Sounds like great idea.

  • Alli Smith
    April 20, 2018

    I can’t ever remember how much of what to put in the container to make my own cleaners. I love the colors of the bottles and that they have clearly marked how much of each ingredient I need. I also like the idea of chemical free cleaning.

  • Franc Ramon
    April 20, 2018

    It’s nice that they have colorful bottles and also easy to follow instruction for kids. It makes cleaning feel like playtime now for them.

  • Angela Ricardo
    April 20, 2018

    This is absolutely brilliant!!! While my son is only 5 months old, preparing can never be too early. At least I can start taking some mental notes for everything.

  • Heather Stone
    April 19, 2018

    Your girls look like cleaning machines. Mine enjoying cleaning, it is my teen boys who at times I have to pull and tug to get to help me. These are get ideas for all ages.

  • Ice Cream n Sticky Fingers
    April 19, 2018

    I get my kids to clean up the house and they usually grumble though. Even if they don’t clean things perfectly it is important that they learn how to do household chores. Both my older kids landed jobs that required skills that I taught them growing up.

  • Terri Beavers
    April 19, 2018

    I love the idea of letting the kids help make the cleaning solution. Not only does it involve them but it makes them want to use what they made. We have to try this, my boys would love it

  • Melissa Dixon
    April 19, 2018

    I do make a lot of my own cleaning products. It does help when I have my daughter cleaning and doing chores.

  • Lynndee
    April 19, 2018

    I have never tried making my own cleaning products. That is so cool. I will have to try that and maybe I’ll get my son to clean his room too. 🙂

  • Ruth I.
    April 19, 2018

    This is so interesting! I might be the most excited one to mix and start cleaning. lol! I like that it is safe and a fun idea to teach kids.

  • Marysa
    April 18, 2018

    That’s a pretty cool cleaning system. I love that it allows you to get creative and is safe for the whole family. I’ll have to check this out!

  • Danielle Schaffer
    April 18, 2018

    What a fun and cool way to have fun while cleaning! I love it! Need to try it with my kids!

  • 1stopmom
    April 18, 2018

    I like mixing up my own cleaning stuff but sometimes i forget what I need to put into them. I like the idea behind cleaning essentials because everything is clearly marked. This would be very useful to have.

  • Sarah Bailey
    April 18, 2018

    What a great idea to help get your kids lending a helping hand around the home! I bet it makes such a difference and of course it is a great life lesson.

  • Cherri Megasko
    April 18, 2018

    What a great idea! Young kids tend to love things they consider to be “grown-up.” My 2-year-old grandson loves to sweep!

  • Colleen
    April 18, 2018

    You know, whenever you introduce the idea of concocting anything, kids generally get excited about it. I have to try these products.

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