18 Amazing 5 Ingredients or Less Recipes

These recipes will SAVE YOU time, money and effort. They're seriously so easy and delicious. 5 ingredients or less means budget-friendly and time-saving! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/5-ingredients-or-less-recipesy/

Here’s the thing. You and me… We’re busy ladies. But we like to make delicious meals for our family. We need recipes that are delicious, quick, budget-friendly, and easy! What can seriously help with those requirements? Minimal ingredients! 5 ingredients or less, to be exact. All of the recipes I’m sharing with you require 5 or less.

Recipes that only require a few ingredients are going to help with your budget, take less time to prepare and will overall simplify your cooking life. I love getting crazy in the kitchen and trying a new, challenging recipe but that’s not what I’m looking for on a regular basis. When I’m making my meal plan for the week it is inspired by quick-and-easy and delicious. 5 ingredients or less recipes are right up my alley!

I guarantee that every one of these recipes will be:

  • quick
  • easy
  • budget-friendly
  • delicious
  • require 5 ingredients or less
  • and will taste like they took more effort than they did

Hint: you can still be Superwoman and take shortcuts!

Easy Oven Braised French Onion Pork Chops

These recipes will SAVE YOU time, money and effort. They're seriously so easy and delicious. 5 ingredients or less means budget-friendly and time-saving! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/5-ingredients-or-less-recipesy/

 

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How to Stop Fighting About Money

You need to read this to FINALLY stop fighting about money in your relationship! These tips work and WILL create more peace in your relationship immediately. - www.testingforthebestthing.com/how-to-stop-fighting-about-money/

It’s no secret that finances can be a huge cause of tension, fighting, resentment and all other sorts of undesirable feelings in a relationship. Immediately, when you hear this, your mind probably goes to visualizing two people without enough money to pay their bills fighting. However, not having enough money isn’t the only circumstance in which couples fight about money.

Sometimes people fight about what to do with large amounts of extra money. Or daily expenses that really don’t make or break the bank. Couples can fight over the value of things and if something is “worth it” regardless of their financial situation. They may argue about the best way to raise their children with different financial values.

Fighting about money does not only come about when a couple doesn’t have enough of it to get to by. In many couples, at various levels of income, debt, expenses, spending, etc., fighting about money is frequent and repetitive.

I’m going to share some actionable tips that we have implemented in our relationship that keeps our fighting about money to minimum. This is not to be confused with having conversations about money. We have those on a nearly daily basis. But because of what we’ve implemented, those usually remain as healthy and productive conversations without escalating into fights.

I’m not claiming to be an expert on finances or on relationships or that we are above anyone who frequently fights about money. I just simply have some tips that have worked for us so I’m here to share.

You need to read this to FINALLY stop fighting about money in your relationship! These tips work and WILL create more peace in your relationship immediately. - www.testingforthebestthing.com/how-to-stop-fighting-about-money/

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9 DIY Dollar Store Home Decor & Organization Ideas

These EASY DIYs will cost you next to nothing but make your home more functional, beautiful and personalized. Go run to the dollar store for supplies ASAP! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/diy-dollar-store-home-decor-organization/

My home is my happy place and I know you can relate. I know my readers and I know that you take pride and find joy in your home. It shows off your family’s personality, holds your favorite memories and is where you feel your most content.

I feel like my home could use a bit of jazzing up but also like my wallet needs a bit of a rest. So off to the dollar store I go! Today I’m sharing with you the best of the best DIY dollar store home decor and organization ideas. These easy (because I ONLY do super easy DIYs) projects are going to make our home that much more “us” and jazzed up but won’t cost a lot.

Plus, I think it’s going to be fun!

DIY Rope Basket

These EASY DIYs will cost you next to nothing but make your home more functional, beautiful and personalized. Go run to the dollar store for supplies ASAP! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/diy-dollar-store-home-decor-organization/

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8 Amazing Cleaning Tips to Deep Clean Your Home in ONE Day

These awesome tips allow you to deep clean your whole home in no time. These are shortcuts that cut time but not results. I swear, your home will sparkle! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/8-amazing-cleaning-tips-to-deep-clean-your-home-in-one-day/

One of my favorite quotes comes from Jillian Michaels, of all people: If you want results, they’re not coming for free! I say this because in order to totally deep-clean your home in one day, you need to go-go-go! I allot about one hour to each area for a total of 6-8 hours depending on how many bedrooms/bathrooms you have. That means you’ve got to give me 6-8 hours of serious, mostly non-stop of going at these cleaning tips and I promise you will finish with a sparkling home within that time frame.

I will have the cleaning tips to help you get this done in the most effective and efficient way sprinkled all throughout this post. Right before I’m about to give you a cleaning tip, I’ll indicate it like this: (#) Example tip…

(1) If you’re like me, and can’t ACTUALLY have Real Housewives on in the background without getting even a bit sucked in, don’t have it on! Blast your favorite “Pump Up” music and get to work! Trust me, you’ll work so much quicker.

These awesome tips allow you to deep clean your whole home in no time. These are shortcuts that cut time but not results. I swear, your home will sparkle! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/8-amazing-cleaning-tips-to-deep-clean-your-home-in-one-day/

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10 Amazing Time Saving Freezer Meals

These freezer meals will save you so much money, time and stress! They are my go-tos for time-saving breakfasts, dinners and more. - www.testingforthebestthing.com/time-saving-freezer-meals/

Freezer meals are so amazing because they’re so dang easy. Spend some extra time cooking when you have the time to save you in those evenings when you have NO time. Not only does freezer meal cooking save you a lot of time, it saves you a lot of money. A lot of times, freezer cooking actually takes NO extra time if you’re just making a double batch of what’s already for dinner and freezing half!

Here’s how you can save money with freezer meals:

  • it allows you to use up a lot of what you have
  • having something pre-made means you don’t need to waste money on eating out
  • by bulk cooking like this, you will catch some good deals when buying in bulk

Freezer meals are great for:

  • busy week nights
  • when you need to be away for dinner and your husband can’t cook…
  • a weekend at the cabin where you want home cooked meals but to not spend time cooking
  • sharing  with a friend in a time of need
  • preparing for big holiday meals

Tips for freezer meals:

  • always be sure to protect from freezer burn with zipper freezer bags and/or aluminum foil
  • label your dishes with what they are, number of portions, cooking instructions, and the date they were made

20-Minute Tuscan Pasta

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How to Feel More Connected to Your Husband

You have to implement these tips today! I swear you'll feel closer than ever! These real life tips will really make you feel more connected to your husband. - www.testingforthebestthing.com/feel-more-connected-to-your-husband/

This one might be a touchy subject but I wanted to talk about it because it is so important. It’s so important and yet so easy to lose grasp of that strong connection in the busy times. I don’t know about you and your family but for me, I am almost never NOT busy and on the brink of overwhelm. I believe it takes conscious effort to consistently feel more connected to your husband. If you agree, please read on for some ideas on how we can make this wonderful feeling more consistent.

Why do we “let” ourselves lose that wonderful, deep level of connection with our partner? Well, I don’t know that we do, necessarily. I can only speak for myself and I know that I never consciously LET this happen. It’s like I’ll wake up one day and realize that I feel a bit off and distant with my man. It doesn’t have to be earth shattering or all-or-nothing. It’s just a slight shift in the wrong direction.

Being able to recognize right away when this is starting to happen is key to not allowing it to escalate into a real big, serious problem. Implement these tips on a regular basis (especially when life is extra crazy) to be sure to feel more connected to your man on a regular basis.

You have to implement these tips today! I swear you'll feel closer than ever! These real life tips will really make you feel more connected to your husband. - www.testingforthebestthing.com/feel-more-connected-to-your-husband/

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Save Money with Natural DIY Cleaning Products

You have to try these amazing, all natural DIY cleaning products. You will save so much money, you'll know what's in your products, and they work SO well! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/natural-diy-cleaning-products/

Don’t get me wrong, nothing is better than a sparkling, freshly cleaned home but… Cleaning kind of sucks. Spending money on cleaning products that mess with your Cozy Place with all sort of nasty chemicals makes it that much less fun.

I have for you today 15 awesome different homemade DIY cleaning products. You will know exactly what is going in to the products your family is exposed to and you’ll save so much MONEY!

Here are some of the most common materials you’ll want to stock up on for DIY Cleaning Products Day of Fun! What? Am I the only one that has so much fun DIY-ing?!

  • empty bottles (some with spray nozzles, some with spouts)
  • vinegar
  • various essential oils (lemon and lavender are the most commonly used)
  • baking soda

Homemade Tub & Tile Cleaner

You have to try these amazing, all natural DIY cleaning products. You will save so much money, you'll know what's in your products, and they work SO well! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/natural-diy-cleaning-products/

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How to Lose Weight Fast!

This is the quickest and easiest way to lose weight fast that always works for me and all my friends I've got hooked on it! So simple and effective! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/how-to-lose-weight-fast/

I’m about to say something that might make you throw something at your screen. Are you ready? Here goes… It is totally doable to lose weight fast pretty easily. Let me explain. It’s pretty easy on a scientific level, however we are not lab rats. We are humans with emotions and desires that sometimes “fail”. It’s not easy to eat 100% clean or to workout for an hour every single day. None of us are perfect but I am going to tell you the two easiest ways to lose weight quickly. Like 10lbs in 3 weeks, quickly.

But first, I want you to understand where I’m coming from. I’m just a girl who has spent way more time than I care to admit thinking that I should lose some weight. But you wanna know what I want more? To relax on my couch. To eat a cheeseburger/onion rings/soda/ice cream fast food meal. My love for food and dislike for exercise almost always outweighs my desire to lose weight. I bet you can guess how that leaves me feeling. Hint: not good.

I’ve “tried to lose weight” and have “failed” so many times. This is because I’ve either been too drastic with my approach and give up right away, or too relaxed about it that I didn’t see results… And gave up. When I say I’ve tried it all, I mean it. I’ve tried all sorts of diets and workout regimes and I’m not saying that nothing had the potential to work, I’m saying they were either unattainable or ineffective for me. Either I gave up because it was too hard or I gave up because I didn’t see results.

Then, I tried the magic combo. The One That Stuck. Okay. I’m not going to drag this out anymore because you’re my friend and you deserve to hear the magic formula already! HERE IT IS! Cardio + Calorie Counting. Before we move on I have to say that I know I’m not a genius. I know that you’ve all heard of “calorie counting” and “cardio” but that’s not the point. This blog is about testing for the best thing. I’ve tried it all and this combo is by far the best thing from my experience. And here’s why.

This is the quickest and easiest way to lose weight fast that always works for me and all my friends I've got hooked on it! So simple and effective! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/how-to-lose-weight-fast/

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10 Amazingly Easy and Tasty Easter Treats

Here are ten amazingly EASY and delicious Easter treats that will blow everyone away with how cute they are! They're all seriously SO easy to make! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/easy-easter-treats

Though not the only things to make Easter special, the colors and delicious sweet treats sure do make me love Easter that much more! Today I present to you 10 of the most delicious and easy to make Easter treats! I swear, these are all super easy!

Pinterest is full of gorgeous treats that look like only a professionally pastry chef could pull off but I promise, you can make these beauties! And everyone will be so impressed with your creativity.

White Chocolate Easter Cupcakes

Here are ten amazingly EASY and delicious Easter treats that will blow everyone away with how cute they are! They're all seriously SO easy to make! - www.testingforthebestthing.com/easy-easter-treats

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4 Easy Tips to Amazingly Younger Looking Skin That You Must Start Doing NOW!

These are the 4 simple things that a woman I mistook for 12 years younger than she actually was shared with me. They really do work! You have to try them out today!- www.testingforthebestthing.com/4-easy-tips-amazingly-younger-looking-skin-must-start-now/

These tips don’t come from me. They come from a beautiful woman who I was literally SHOCKED to find out was 47. I kid you not, I wouldn’t have guessed she was a day over 35. I begged her to tell me her secrets and I was pleasantly surprised to find out that her beauty routine was simple and consisted of very inexpensive products. You won’t find me linking you to $100 face creams in this post. She might not like me doing this but I’m sharing her secrets to younger looking skin with you anyways!

These are the 4 simple things that a woman I mistook for 12 years younger than she actually was shared with me. They really do work! You have to try them out today!- www.testingforthebestthing.com/4-easy-tips-amazingly-younger-looking-skin-must-start-now/

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