The FIVE minute project that brought me sanity for under $10!

The FIVE minute project that brought me sanity for under $10!

While I love our house, its layout, location and airiness, I was becoming increasingly frustrated because there is no real entryway or place to put things like purses, backpacks, coats and bicycle helmets. 

I love our new home. The first time I walked in it I knew I wanted to live there. 

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How to not give up when paying off debt

How to not give up when paying off debt

“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. 

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10 Tips for lowering energy costs

10 Tips for lowering energy costs

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.

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7 things millennials should know about money

7 things millennials should know about money

Do you ever go through periods of reflection? Sometimes during certain parts of the year, I think about where I was at this point one year ago, five years ago or even 10 years ago. 

Ten years ago I was a newlywed, fresh out of college and I had just bought my first house. This turned out to be a HUGE mistake. If I could go back and shake some sense into myself, I would in a heartbeat. 

But I can't. So instead I am going to share a few things I want people in their 20's to understand about money. 

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4 ways to get cheap or even free diapers

4 ways to get cheap or even free diapers

For the past two years I have had two children in diapers. Considering the "average" family spends $18 a week on diapers that could have set us back a whopping $1,872 a year. But it didn't.

I can assuredly tell you my family has not spend over $3,000 on diapers in the past two years. Today I am, instead, going to tell you how I get cheap and sometimes free diapers.

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