Used Car Shopping Tips for Teens

Used Car Shopping Tips for Teens

Today on the Green Choices Blog – Used Car Shopping Tips for Teens. I remember buying my first car at age 16 and although I still have a few years before I repeat the process with my oldest child, car shopping is already on my mind. For some people, the car buying process is a tedious chore and for others, it is a fun adventure. Regardless of how you feel about buying a car, it is an important teaching {Read More}

A New Budget For The New Year


It is hard to believe that another year has gone by; I am now the mom of a teenager and a tween and when I look to the future, I see college expenses. So now it is time for me to sit down and create a new budget for the New Year. If you’ve never budgeted before, why don’t you join me in creating a financial plan for 2015? Read the entire post on the Green Choices blog: A {Read More}

3 Great Gifts In A Jar

3 Great Gifts In A Jar

Gifts in a jar are a super cute way to give a gift without breaking your budget. There are many different items that can be packed into a jar to be shared. The layers of ingredients make something interesting to look at as each ingredient creates a stripe in the jar – a little like sand art!. Here are 3 gift in a jar mixes that you can make and your friends and family will love! **For each recipe, attach {Read More}

25 Best New Year’s Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

25 Best New Year's Eve Cocktails & Mocktails

New Year’s Eve is almost here! It’s a time for fresh starts and celebrations – and if you’re looking for some fun cocktails and mocktails to have at home this year, I have got a nice list for you! Some are cocktails, some are mocktails, and some of the cocktails could easily have the alcohol omitted and still be delicious! Check out some of these and share your favorite New Year’s Eve cocktail or mocktail in the comments. (Please drink {Read More}

Christmas Tree Brownies – Holiday Treat Recipe

Christmas Tree Brownies - Holiday Treat Recipe

One of my favorite seasonal traditions is baking holiday treats for my family. While some treats are elaborate and time-consuming, these Christmas Tree Brownies are quick and easy to bake. They make the perfect gift for friends, family and neighbors. Christmas Tree Brownies Ingredients Brownies 1 Cup Sugar ¼ Unsweetened Cocoa Powder ¾ Cups Flour ½ teas. Salt 1 Stick Butter, melted and cooled 1 teas. Vanilla 3 Eggs Decorating Red, White and Green icing writers M&Ms Instructions Preheat oven {Read More}

Reindeer Cupcakes – Christmas Cupcake Recipe

Reindeer Cupcakes - Christmas Cupcake Recipe

Christmas time is baking time in my house. I love trying out new recipes as well as baking up family favorites. This year, I’ll be adding these cute reindeer cupcakes to my holiday baking routine. Reindeer Cupcake Ingredients For the Cupcakes 1/2 Cup butter, softened to room temperature 2 eggs 1 Cup milk 1 tsp. white vinegar 1/2 Cup flour 1 Cup sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/3 Cup cocoa powder For the Peanut Butter Frosting 1/2 {Read More}

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

Slow Cooker Apple Cider Recipe

As the weather cools off, I reach for my favorite apple recipes – including this delicious and easy-to-make slow cooker apple cider.”Although you can use whole apples to make a truly homemade cider, I opt for apple juice because it cuts the cooking time in half.” Get the recipe by visiting the Green Choices blog: Slow Cooker Apple Cider. Note: I receive compensation from SCJ for my blog posts however my statements are truthful and based on my personal {Read More}