I have a dirty little secret. My garage is a disaster. I’m extremely proud of the majority of my house but, our garage is a room that I usually skip when giving the tour. I want to tackle this problem area and want you all to see my progress as I work through this. I’m … Read more Cleaning and Organizing the Garage
When I first found out that I was pregnant with a little girl I was committed to a frugal upbringing. One of the first things that I started searching for was second hand clothing and shoes. As I collected pairs of shoes for later use I needed a way to stay organized and know exactly … Read more Children’s closet organizing
Last week end we had a big storm that swept through North Carolina that gave us some power instability, closed roads and a curfew in my area. We spent the whole weekend with my sister in law’s family so that if we got stuck somewhere with no power we would at least have some company … Read more Ambitious Sunday Goals
I haven’t really gone grocery shopping in about two weeks. I’ve made it my mission to start clearing out what I have in the pantry. I made a big batch of black beans in the crock pot and wanted to use up some old quinoa that I had just a small amount left. My sister … Read more Black Bean Burgers
Every morning I get myself and my kid ready for the day in under an hour.
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
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!