10 Things I Decluttered in 2021 for a Simpler 2022


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2021 saw me starting on my decluttering and simplifying journey. I started examining my budget, routines, time use, and stuff (oh so much stuff) to see what needed to go, what needed a change, and what I needed more of. I realized that I needed less stress, more time with my family, more time for exercise and self care, slow down, and to let go of things I had been holding onto that I didn’t need to keep carrying around.

March 21, 2022

Catching up on 2020 and 2021


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Well now I’m back…from outerspace it seems. Life has sure gotten busy and took my attention far from my blog. But here I am to tell you all what’s going on with me and what to expect to see here moving forward. In March 2020 our whole world changed. Yes, we all went into quarantine […]

December 21, 2021

Frugal Wins for the Week


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Here are my frugal wins this week: Cut my own grass while listening to the Marriage, Kids, & Money podcast and finished listening to the audiobook of The Bag Lady Papers which was entertaining. I have been listening to audiobooks for free through the Libby app which lets me check them out from my local librarySpent […]

May 29, 2019

How I’m Saving Today


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So let’s do a check in shall we? In the last few weeks I have been taking a lot of steps to make changes to get my financial life in order. Here’s what I’ve been up to: Started freelance writing for a few regular clients. This is awesome since I really enjoy writing and really […]

December 14, 2018

7 Ways to Make Money While You Sleep


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Today we have a guest post from Club Thrifty, an awesome site to help you Dream Big, Spend Less, and Travel More.   Imagine if you could take care of paying your rent while you were sleeping? This idea is much more appealing than missing out on a good night’s rest over the thought of […]

December 10, 2018

What is an Emergency Fund Really For?


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We have all heard the phrase “save for a rainy day” but what does that really mean? How can we really be sure that we are planning appropriately for a rainy day and how can we appropriately define what “rainy day” really means for each of us? Well for starters, let’s define a “rainy day” […]

September 25, 2018