Do you ever find yourself at the end of the day with NO motivation to cook? Or are you tired of cooking the same things over and over? Or are you looking for a quick recipe you can easily throw together?Read More
When I first found out I was pregnant with my oldest son I heard a lot of comments like "sleep while you can" or "it's going to go by so fast" or "be prepared to have no money."
And while it is true that babyhood goes by in the blink of an eye and that sleep is a commodity more precious than coffee or chocolate, the last one I have to disagree with.Read More
While making more cost-effective choices will lead to BIG savings, there are also little things you can start doing today that will yield big savings results without big sacrifices. (Although I think we can argue that giving up a satellite dish probably isn't that big of a sacrifice, right?)
Today I wanted to share a few things you can to THIS WEEK to start saving money.Read More
Care packages are one of my favorite ways to encourage a new mom, or anyone else that needs a little life.
Care packages are fun to give and certainly fun to give.
They don't have to be overly fancy or expensive. And can be put together in just a few minutes.
So how do you build a special care package?Read More
“I can’t do this anymore, I feel like I am running but not getting anywhere and I want to quit.” That’s what the message I got on Facebook read.
It wasn’t the first time I have gotten a comment or email from someone who was just at the end of their financial rope. I get hundreds of messages and comments each week from women who are frustrated, exhausted and they just want to give up.Read More
I’m passionate about budgets! Yet, they seem to get such a bad rap. I consistently talk with people with the mindset that budgeting is restrictive, a waste of time and a one way ticket to “no fun.” (Like ever again…) While that is one way to look at it, I feel like our budget has actually simplified our life!
Thankfully, my husband and I jumped on the budget bandwagon from the beginning of our marriage. We quickly found that budgeting provided us with financial freedom rather than restriction.Read More
Monday over on my YouTube channel I posted a video showing off our free front porch summer makeover. I got so many comments on my "green thumb" and how lush our porch looked.
I chuckled with every comment because I have the opposite of a green thumb, I am actually a plant killer.
However, this year we have had garden success through panting a container garden. Here are a few tips to help you succeed in the process also.Read More
Spring is quickly becoming my favorite time of the year. I don't know if it's the longer days or fun outdoor activities, but Spring speaks to me.
One of my favorite aspects of the season so far this year has been our thriving vegetable garden. We have nine tomato plants this year and they are producing like crazy.Read More
Did I ever tell you about the time I had a $500 electric bill? That was fun. We were living in an old rental house with little insulation and an old heater.
So when we moved to our new house (purchased November 2014) we were over-joyed to lower our bills. However, just because we were living in a more efficient house didn't mean we didn't need to be diligent in order to keep our electric bill low.
Today I wanted to offer you some tips and ideas for lowering your electric bill.Read More