When we made the move from our big house to our “starter home,” I knew I wanted to make our home feel cozy and authentic to who we are as a family. I didn’t want to spend all my time shopping for brand new things that most of my neighbors also had in their homes. Creating an original home was important to me and now, every day (when the dishes are put away) I feel content and cozy in our little house. I accomplished this more simple look by changing the way I decorated. A minimalist home makeover is totally doable without breaking the bank. Here are 8 frugal ways you can create a cozy home that is unique to you and your family.
I was blogging for 7 months before I decided to give up. You see, I had been blogging about food and fitness and honestly, it all felt forced and fake. Once I decided to write what I know, the blog took off. Not all on it’s own, of course. For 7 months, the most views I had had per month were around 5K. In October that number shot to 10K and by January my views were at 125K! Now I want to break down for you exactly how I increased my page views from 10K to 125K in just 3 months!
Taking vacations has always been something that has been important in our family. We try to get away a few times a year, even if it’s only for a weekend. When planning these vacations, very little planning actually used to go into them. We made snap decisions with our finances that just would up making life more stressful when we returned from vacation. Now we have finally gotten financial smart. Naturally, I want to share with you how to plan and save for a cheap family vacation that you will all enjoy and get every possible discount!
There was a time in my life when I tried extreme couponing. All the super organized ladies on the news made it seem like a really great gig. But here’s the catch: I am terrible at it. I don’t like clipping coupons, I don’t like spending an entire day flipping through newspapers and browsing online to learn which stores allow double coupons and on what days. Not to mention the fact that I usually forget my bundle of coupons at home anyway. What I much prefer is being able to get savings with a touch of my finger or better yet, without having to do anything at all! If you are like the rest of the world and have your smart phone with you on hand at all times, then I have got the 10 best rebate apps for you. Keep reading to check out how they all work, how they benefit you and how simple it is to get money back without having to clip a single coupon.
We are currently in a society that is all about setting goals and knocking them outta the park. Never in my life did I think I would be interested in setting goals all the time, but now I realize just how much it actually works! It also changed my life for the better. Of course, this took some tinkering with. In order to set my life goals wisely, and in a way that wouldn’t totally burn me out like I was stuck on a hamster wheel, it took some experimenting. I implemented all of the best methods from different sources in order to really break down and figure out this goal setting thing. For me, this is goal setting done the right way. It helps save time, energy and stress and that’s exactly my kinda plan. I’ve combine 9 best expert tips for getting what you want to help guide you toward your life goals!