DIY Carrot Tree Easter Centerpiece Idea

Does your family gather around your table for Easter dinner? Ours does and every year, we get together to make a DIY Easter centerpiece. This DIY Carrot Easter Tree is one of our favorites! Yes, I said an Easter Tree. We all have Christmas trees so why not an Easter tree? This … [Read more...]

How to Landscape Your Home – Easy Landscaping Tips for Beginners

With spring coming fast in Texas, I am a busy bee working on getting my yard landscaped. I love the idea of making a few changes that not only make my home look amazing, but also help create an oasis for my family to hang out in. Learning how to landscape your home might seem … [Read more...]

48 Best Camping Products for Families

I have always been an outdoorsy woman. I caught my first fish at four years old with my Dad and grandpa on the banks of a tiny little creek in Southern Ohio. That little sunfish stands out in my memory as something the size of a shark in my tiny four year old hands. It is almost … [Read more...]

How to Get Free Samples for Baby – Huge List of Free Baby Samples

Having a new baby is so expensive which is why most new parents are usually looking for ways to save money on a baby. It may sound far fetched, but one of the best ways to do that is by learning how to get free samples for babies. Free baby samples are a fantastic way to not only … [Read more...]

How I Raised My Credit Score 37 Points in 30 Days – Self Lender Review

Sometimes, no matter what we do to avoid it, things happen in our lives that continue to make an impact long after they immediate event has past. Our credit scores are one of the areas where this is true. Have something bad happen to your credit score and you will feel the impact … [Read more...]

Our Personal Budget – A Real Family Budget for March 2019 Budget

I have a couple of confessions to make. First, I am apparently really bad at keeping a blog series updated the way it should be. :D It isn't that I didn't want to keep you updated on our personal budget for February. It is that I 100% forgot to do so. With softball season just … [Read more...]

Free Wedding Samples – *HUGE* List of Free Samples for Weddings

Steve and I are getting married March 15, 2019 which means two things; I am super excited and I really didn't want to spend a ton of money and preferred to get married on a budget. One of the simplest ways to do this is by ordering as many free wedding samples as I could. Free … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Bunny Food Easter Decor – Homemade Easter Decorations

Spring in North Texas is amazing! The temperatures haven't reached pavement scorching triple digits yet, there is usually plenty of rain and the signs of new life after winter are everywhere. It is around this time of year that I love to watch the home decor people being to … [Read more...]

18 Frugal Living Myths and Money Myths That Will Destroy Your Finances

Every single day of my life I have at least one conversation with someone who has a preconceived notion about what frugal living means. It seems there are an endless number of frugal living myths that are keeping folks from even attempting to learn how to save money. Believing … [Read more...]

How to Live in a Hotel {and Why You Should Try Full-Time Hotel Living}

At the end of 2017,  I made the hard decision to pack up my daughter and dog and leave everything I had worked to build, downsize and try full-time hotel living for a while. It may seem to be an odd decision, but for those who are asking "can you live in a hotel" the answer is a … [Read more...]