If you haven't noticed, I am a huge fan of upcycling things into something "new." If I can find a way to upcycle something, I will. One of my favorite things to upcycle though are t-shirts. Why? Because there are so many different ways you can use them aside from the obvious! I use them in my DIY … [Read More...]
I love banana bread. It's one of my favorite uses for over ripe bananas, but what I don't love is what it does to my body. I'm not allergic to gluten by any means, but occasionally, I will find a recipe that I can't eat. Yeast rolls are another one of my favorites that just make my body go wonky and … [Read More...]
When I posted about my homemade healing lotion a few months ago, I told you that I have horribly dry skin. I had seriously tried everything under the sun to keep it from drying out including every commercially made lotion I could find, but nothing worked. It wasn't until I started making that … [Read More...]
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Imagine going from an income of $80,000 all the way down to $20,000. Never in my wildest dreams did I … [Read More...]
I absolutely love thrift stores. Don't you? There's something about digging through everything to find that one perfect deal or that one item that you've been looking to grab for a while to find something that you've wanted or needed for a while at a great price. Aside from the saving money part, … [Read More...]
Have you ever had one of those days where you could just can't seem to get warm? I'm talking about those days where you're just cold to the bone and nothing you do warms your soul. Well even if you haven't, I have and it's on those days that I pull out a good soup recipe, turn on the slow cooker and … [Read More...]
We make a lot of lasagna or lasagna related dishes here at our house. It's one of our favorite meals of course so we're almost always looking for some variation of it. With pasta, without pasta, it doesn't really matter much to us. As a result, we use ricotta cheese almost every week. So much so … [Read More...]
Last year, our family went on a cleaning spree and I don't mean the kind that had us waging war against the dust bunnies with a duster sword. When we realized that cleaners and foods that are full of chemicals that made my chronic pain issues worse, we waged war on those products within our own … [Read More...]
For a lot of people, their cell bill is a really large part of their budget and with huge contracts, it's very easy to see why. Cell phone companies charge hundreds of dollars for things like unlimited talk, text and data and then do their best to convince you that you absolutely need every bit of … [Read More...]
Having a new baby can be a super exciting moment for parents, but as I'm sure you know? It can also be a terrifying time as well. The preparations that new parents have to make are stressful, worrisome and expensive things that you will ever make in your entire life. When my Emma was born, money was … [Read More...]
Hi! I’m Stacy, CEO extraordinaire and 1/3 of the Six Dollar Family. I'm on a journey to become a six figure family and I would love if you came along with me! We'll kick off our shoes, sip sweet tea, eat loads of goodies, save some money and maybe even learn a thing or two along the way...