Couponing can be a great way to save hundreds of dollars on products that you normally buy. It can also be a huge time sink and add a lot of clutter to your home. Have you ever watched Extreme Couponing? Some of these grocery bills that people will get are insane. They’ll buy hundreds of … Read more Couponing the Minimalist Way
I’ve been all over the place lately. I have so many projects and goals that it’s hard to keep up with myself. What I really want to do is put on a cape and organize and clean my whole house, own my own bookkeeping/consulting business, earn my CMA, cook dinner every night all while spending … Read more Scatter-brained and need more hours in the day
It’s a new month and a clean slate. My little one is on the verge of crawling so now more than ever do I want to keep my house in order so that I can spend my time watching her learn and grow instead of worrying about her putting random things in her mouth. I break … Read more Establishing Good Habits
My garden is really starting to come together since I started my first 2 little plants a month ago. I have planted the peas outside against a makeshift trellis made out of wooden stakes and embroidery thread (I might need to redo this if it doesn’t hold up). I planted some green onion, kale, and … Read more Starting My Backyard Garden #3
Today is a low key day for us. Daycare is closed and we are both off from work so we’re having a family day. This weekend has been full of BBQs, yard sales and just enjoying the weather up until today where it’s rainy. I found this metal wreath from the dollar store and wanted … Read more Happy Memorial Day!
I am in search of some killer deals for my house this summer. I set a deadline for the last day of August because if I don’t give myself a deadline then years will pass and I still won’t have my living/bed room furnished. This worked really well last year when my daughter was born … Read more Home Decor Projects – Yard Sailing for Deals!
I started my seeds for my backyard garden a few weeks ago and they are doing well, as in they are still alive! I am not known for my green thumb so this is a huge accomplishment for me. I planted a new egg carton with Green Beans. I hope to have another egg carton … Read more Starting My Backyard Garden #2
I’ve been reading the Tightwad Gazette by Amy Dacyczyn and have tried out a few of the tips that I’ve read about. I am always looking for new, efficient ways to do things. I want to save myself time during my day. I chalk it up to being a little bit lazy and wanting to … Read more I’m a bit lazy when it comes to cleaning…
Lately I’ve been trying out a lot of new things to make our household run a bit more smoothly. In the past month we’ve moved a lot of stuff to the garage, had a garage sale, started meal planning, and have been keeping our house a bit more clean. Cleaning is one of those necessary … Read more My Minimalist Cleaning Schedule
I was shopping at the dollar store yesterday and saw that they were selling seeds for $0.25 each packet. So naturally I thought, what a small investment to possibly bulk up my garden. I had some left over egg cartons that I re-purposed into my seedling starters. If I can avoid buying something new and … Read more Seedlings in Egg Cartons