The Money-Saving, Health-Improving Habit

Money in the bank.  Good health.  These two things are things that we all want, right?! Well, there is one habit that will help meet each of those goals. What if one habit fed your energy levels, your well-being, and saved money? Well, it exists, and it isn’t a gimmick, a fad, or anything new. It’s tried […]

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When Life is Overwhelming

I’m having one of those days. No, I’m actually having one of those years. Financially, things have been going downhill.  Renters decided to stop paying rent, which meant that we couldn’t pay the mortgage on that house, which means that our credit is now kaput.  This is the house that we bought to live in–oh so […]

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How to Shop Children’s Consignment Sales LIKE A BOSS

If you have kids and you haven’t shopped one of those bi-annual, pop-up consignment sales like Just Between Friends or Rhea Lana’s, you are missing out. These places are one-stop-shops for children’s bargains, but they can be overwhelming, entice overspending, and send you home with a pile of unneeded items if you aren’t careful. I’m […]

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How I Get My Favorite Magazines FREE

I admit it.  I am a magazine junky.  I’ve always loved their glossy pages, quick bits of advice, and inspiration that they offer.  What I don’t love about them is the price…a magazine grabbed at the last minute in the checkout aisle can cost around $5! That adds up fast, and if you are like […]

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Seven Things to Consider Before a Whole30

You’ve probably heard about the Whole30 by now–the very strict, restrictive, 30-day diet intended to give you a nutritional reset.  The diet promises all sorts of things, from reducing inflammation to balancing your hormones.  It cuts out all dairy, grains, sugar, and a number of other foods (many of which are normally considered part of […]

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