How to Recycle Jeans

Jeans can be repaired, handed down, and worn again and again, but there comes a point when it is just time to do something more!I have a big pile of jeans that have holes in the knees and are too small for my kids now. I've just been letting them pile up for a year or two now because I didn't want to throw them in the trash. Seems like a waste to get rid of all of that good fabric. I have been hoping that some crafty friend or relative... …
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10 Tips to Cleaning Your House Faster

Speed clean your house! For the times when you need to clean your home, whether you have guests on their way over or you just can't handle the mess any longer, but you don't have time for a deeper clean. Happens to me quite often! ;) Your house will be looking good, and quickly too, with these 10 tips!1. Have an Established System and Routine. Do a little cleaning, but do it regularly. The consistency keeps the house from getting too... …
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How to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

So as we addressed before, many of you don't use coupons anymore... in fact, we don't use coupons like we used to either.  BUT that doesn't mean we don't love to save money!    Aside from watching the sales, there is another easy strategy you can use that doesn't take much more effort to help you save money.Use Rebate Programs From Your Phone! There are so many great rebate programs out there!  Generally, all you have to do is download... …
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How to Eliminate the Urine Smell in the Bathroom

How to get rid of that nasty urine smell in the bathroom!
If you've got boys, then you just may be like me and have an underlying funk smell in the bathroom.  And what can be discouraging is that no matter how much you scrub, that nasty smell may go away for a few hours, but then return by the end of the day. I got fed up with it enough to do some research to figure out a solution that will work!  What I found is something that leaves the bathroom looking AND smelling clean! If you have a smelly... …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for 2017 is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money.  Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it...1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what... …
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50 Ways to Save $50

50 ways to save 50 dollars
Each of these tips could save you $50 a month! Just think, if you did each of these ways to save $50 a month, you would save hundreds each month and thousands each year! Honestly, some of these things may even save you a lot more than $50 per month.A few years back, we told you about this book by Robert G Allen, “Multiple Streams of Income.” In his book he highlights 50 Ways to Save $50 a Month. We love saving money and want you to... …
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How I Saved $1,000 in 2 Hours

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best deal on your wireless, satellite or internet services? My friend Shelly did just that! Check out how easy it was to save big money!Let me start by saying, I consider myself a pretty frugal individual all around. I am drawn to those beautiful yellow clearance stickers, select date night based on what I have a coupon for, and purchase birthday presents months in advance because they are on... …
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12 Easy Ways To Drink More Water

Let's talk water for a moment, shall we? Did you know up to 60% of the human adult body is water? That's a lot of water! Our body counts on that water for a number of essential functions to keep us all going strong and healthy. If we do not regularly consume enough water, some of our body's processes may not function correctly or at all which can result in a wide variety of possible skin, mood, weight or health issues. Basically, water is super... …
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10 Things People Waste Money On

Do you have a goal to spend less money or to increase your savings? I do! My goal for this year is to build my savings up to cover 6 months worth of living expenses. In order to do that, I will need to pay more attention to how I'm spending my money.Are you wasting your money? DaveRamsey.com posted an interesting article about the 10 things that Americans waste money on. Here's my take on it...1. Credit card interest - Don't buy what you can't... …
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How to Eliminate the Urine Smell in the Bathroom

How to get rid of that nasty urine smell in the bathroom!
If you've got boys, then you just may be like me and have an underlying funk smell in the bathroom.  And what can be discouraging is that no matter how much you scrub, that nasty smell may go away for a few hours, but then return by the end of the day. I got fed up with it enough to do some research to figure out a solution that will work!  What I found is something that leaves the bathroom looking AND smelling clean! If you have a smelly pee... …
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