• 30-Day Minimalism Game

    August 2, 2017

    I wanted to pop in and share with y’all a new challenge I came across on Facebook. The 30-Day Minimalism Game is hosted by The Minimalists. I first heard about them while watching their Netflix movie, which is awesome. I don’t have Netflix right now, so I’m not sure if it is still on there…

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  • My 6 Month Spending Diet Plan

    June 30, 2017

    Okay, so I have to apologize to everyone. When I put this little challenge together I didn’t realize that for those of us in the US we’d be starting this adventure over the long 4th of July weekend. What was I thinking?!! Good grief! For those outside of the US, you have it a little…

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  • 5 Tips & Tricks to Save Money on Groceries

    June 29, 2017

    This week we are in prep mode for the 6 Month Spending Diet Challenge, which starts tomorrow, June 30 and runs until December 31, 2017.  Saving money while grocery shopping has been so difficult for me lately. I feel like I’m just spinning my wheels and not saving anything. This is something I really need…

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  • Where to Find Industrial Farmhouse Decor on a Budget

    June 6, 2017

    I really love the look of industrial farmhouse but a lot of it doesn’t fall wintin my budget. Then I found out that Kirklands started a new line of farmhouse decor, The Gathering Place Collection. As stated on the Kirklnds website, Kirkland’s Gathering Place Collection brings modern farmhouse decor to you in a fresh, stylish…

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  • Spending DIet Challenge

    May 31, 2017

    So a few months ago, in March, I attempted a no spend month. Let’s just say it didn’t go very well. The main reason was Drusilla was so very sick. I basically quit trying because I was spending money like crazy to help keep her comfortable and keep me sane. And then at the end…

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  • Galvanized Metal Decor: Under $50

    May 26, 2017

    I have been slowly redecorating my house in a farmhouse look. One thing I’ve discovered is farmhouse decor is not cheap, especially anything galvanized. What makes a galvanizes item so special? Well, according to Wikipedia, the process of galvanizing an item is, “applying a protective zinc coating to steel or iron, to prevent rusting. The…

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  • March is Here. Not Sure I’m Ready!

    March 1, 2017

    So it is March 1st. You know what that means. . . The no spend month is under way. I’ve been prepping for this for over a week now and I am really concerned that I’m not going to make it. It is going to be really tough not buying anything except the necessities, but…

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  • No Spend Month Challenge

    February 21, 2017

    Every year I come up with a long list of goals I want to accomplish but never seem to keep any of them. This year is different. My major goal of purging my house is well on its way. I am almost completely done with my downstairs and will start on my master bedroom this…

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  • I ♥ free summer craft classes

    June 8, 2016

    Can you believe summer is only a few weeks away?! Where has this year gone?If you are like I am, you are trying to figure out crafty stuff to do this summer while not spending a lot of money. Well, I found a super fun way you can get your craft on and not spend…

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