The New Online Tutoring Gig That Puts You in Control

One of the things I have loved most about writing this blog is all of the awesome ways I have learned to make money. People are side hustling every day to earn extra cash for vacations, paying off debt or just to have spending money. A common side hustle, especially for teachers, is online teaching. Most of these programs have the curriculum all set up. All you have to do is teach it. But what if you could do online tutoring and have a little more control? What if you could tutor kids on the exact subjects you know and love? Now you can!

7 Ways for Busy Families to Keep Clutter Off Tables and Kitchen Counters

I don’t have any statistical proof to back me up, but I think it’s fair to say that a high percentage of households have some form on clutter on tables and kitchen counters. This clutter goes double for households with children. I personally respond to kitchen clutter with eye twitching and tons of passive aggressive comments. While these are thoroughly effective methods, there are some better ways to tackle the chaos. How do you keep these high-traffic areas clean and clutter free? Keep reading to get my 7 practical ways for busy families to keep clutter off tables and kitchen counters.

3 Ways to Start Investing With Only $100. From Beginner to Pro

Investing can be a scary thing for people. Just the word alone can be intimidating. What a lot of people don’t realize is that there are several companies working to make investing easier for everyone. Not only has investing becoming more accessible, but you can get started with only $100! I have compiled 3 of the best ways to start investing for beginners. Whether you are just wanting to dip your toes into the investment pool, or you are ready to get aggressive and start making some huge profits, there is something in this list for you.

10 Tips to Give Your Small Master Bedroom a Makeover on a Tight Budget

Who doesn’t love spending a weekend in a hotel? Tom and I loved our romantic getaway at the Loews Hotel Minneapolis this past fall and when we came home our bedroom felt, well, a little underwhelmed. After downsizing our house we set out with the intention of creating a home rather than a well-decorated house. We wanted each room to have a purpose. A living room should feel cozy and welcoming, a kitchen should feel warm and open and a master bedroom should feel relaxing and tranquil. Unfortunately, our dated comforter (that was literally filled with holes) and our too-small discount sheets left us feeling more frustrated and grimy. Now that we are debt free, we have finally been able to give our small master bedroom a makeover that it needed. Here are 10 tips on how you can give your bedroom a makeover even on a tight budget.

10 Tips for Plant Aesthetic in Small Space Decorating

My brothers gifted me a hand-made table…although I think of it as more of a bench. It fit perfectly under the window in our living room and gave me the perfect opportunity to try owning plants again. Because I enjoy keeping a simple space it has been tough for me to figure out a good plant aesthetic for decorating our small house. This bench seemed like a perfect starting point. As I started researching, I started to find similar trends that other minimalists have used to add plants to their small house decorating without making their spaces feel cluttered. Here are 10 tips for having good plant aesthetic when you are living in a small space.