Mad Men Finale, Saying Goodbye

Mad Men Finale, Saying Goodbye

We all knew this day would come but for most of us we aren’t ready at all! With just a couple of hours left until the finale I thought I would share a little Mad Men article round-up. I Married a Mad Men– An article by the wife of the real life Don Draper. Matthew Weiner, the […]

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Tornadoes, Flooding, Earthquake, and Tigers in Oklahoma

Severe Weather Hits Oklahoma

  Oklahoma weather is known for being pretty extreme at times. We have the best meteorologists in the world and storm spotters love it here but last night Oklahoma reached new extremes. When I saw there was a tornado warning in western Oklahoma, where most of our severe storms start, I decided to turn on […]

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The Truth Behind Detox Diets

Do you need to detox? Here's the truth behind detox diets.

Everywhere you look there is a “detoxing” product or plan. But do they work? Well the truth is our bodies are designed to detox themselves. If your body isn’t removing toxins properly there may be a bigger issue. And some detoxes may be doing more harm than good. Rick Henriksen, M.D., a family medicine physician at […]

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The Price of Cheap Fashion

The Price of Cheap Clothing. Do you know who made your clothes?

A growing trend seems to be “disposable fashion.” Disposable fashion is idea of high-end looking, cheap clothing that people tend to buy often and dispose of often. This is not only an environmental issue with so much textile waste going to the landfill but it’s also an ethical problem. Last month was the two-year anniversary of the Bangladesh factory […]

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Green Cleaning Essentials

Green Cleaning Essentials | Retro Housewife Goes Green

Conventional cleaning products are full of questionable ingredients. Making the switch to green cleaning products is not only better for our families, it can also save us money! Many of the items I’m going to share with you are very cheap and you may already own them. Green Cleaning Essentials *This post contains affiliate links. […]

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7 Frugal Gardening Tips for Beginners

7 Frugal Gardening Tips for Beginners

This post was written by Anne Brock of Flour Sack Mama and Clean Couponing. I’m very excited that she was willing to share this great information. I haven’t started a food garden so this wasn’t a topic I felt I could cover. I hope you enjoy her post! When looking for frugal ways to feed your […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from UncommonGoods

Unique Mother's Day Gifts From UncommonGoods

*This post was sponsored by UncommonGoods. I received compensation in exchange for this post. All thoughts and views are my own.* It’s time to start looking for the perfect gift for the special moms in your life. One place that has some really great unique gifts is UncommonGoods. They not only have unique gifts but they also are […]

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5 Ways I Failed as an Environmentalist

5 Ways I Failed as an Environmentalist

The last two or so years have involved a lot of changes that I still haven’t adjusted to, clearly I LOVE change. *note sarcasm!* This has led me to be overwhelmed and stressed out. It has also led to less than perfect (FAR less) homemaking and I have not been the best environmentalist. So now […]

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Ultimate Homemaking Bundle: Less Stress Homemaking

The Ultimate Homemaking Bundle

*This post contains affiliate links. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own.* Almost a year ago I wrote about how I felt like I was failing as a housewife. I wish I could say since that post I had become the perfect housewife and I was feeling much less […]

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Reducing Food Waste

Reducing Food Waste

*This post contains affiliate links. I was not paid for this post and all thoughts are my own.* Over the last several weeks I’ve shared a lot of tips for saving money on real food. Today I want to talk about the most important way to save money on groceries, avoiding food waste. I think we are […]

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