Category: Saving Money

Homemade Cleaning Wipes

DIY cleaning wipes

Anyone else feel like they are cleaning their house more than usual? I’m wiping door knobs, refrigerator handles and kitchen counters like mad. This DIY recipe for cleaning wipes has made clean-up so much quicker. And it’s so easy! Materials:1 roll of (quality) paper towels1 air tight jar for towels2 cups distilled water1 cup isopropyl …

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Make it Monday- DIY Frayed Jeans

Easy DIY!

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5 smart things to do to save time and money this Christmas (you can do these from your phone!)

laptop and receipts

Clear space on your calendar. Life is busy enough with sports practice, work schedules and school projects. Now you’re supposed to fit in ice skating, shopping, parties, performances all with Christmas cheer?? So make the time NOW while your calendar is still free. For me, this is Sunday afternoons. My family might be chilling watching …

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Black Friday Season

black friday season

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. Black Friday is becoming a season, building in the weeks before Thanksgiving. This means being on your game watching for sales now. Here are some helpful tips to the make the most of it. Inventory what you need. I use the term need loosely. But honestly, so much …

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Ready to Fall into October?

Oh my gourd. When did October become as full as December?

Oh my gourd. When did October begin to feel as full as December? After a busy September I was looking forward to the calm before the storm. Yet I’ve found myself over planned and busier than ever. What gives?? When I was a kid my mom would bring home a few pumpkins from the grocery …

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