Cut Your Grocery Budget – Without Coupons

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This post was most recently updated on June 19th, 2018 One of the biggest things my fellow Mamas I complain to each other about is … grocery shopping.  No one likes doing it, and everyone feels like they spend way too much money when they do.  Almost all of us feel stressed, overwhelmed, and unprepared when we head into the grocery store. The result is too often a cart full of stuff we don’t need Continue Reading

6 Fun & Easy Ways to Homeschool for Free

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This post was most recently updated on July 6th, 2018 Homeschool has been a wonderful experience for our family.  In fact, we love the flexibility it offers, and the opportunity for each of my four children to learn at their own pace.  Every homeschool family is different, of course. The truth is, there are so many ways to go about teaching your kids at home. But something almost all of us have in common. We Continue Reading

DIY Farmhouse Coffee Filter Flower Wreath

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This post was most recently updated on April 8th, 2018 I love farmhouse decor.  Which makes complete sense, since I live in, you know, a farmhouse.   I think the shabby, chippy style adds so much warmth and character to any space.  Now, there are tons of beautiful farmhouse wreaths available on the market – but they are very EXPENSIVE!  Which is why this gorgeous, elegant, diy farmhouse wreath was something I just HAD to do!  It’s Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Furniture Facelifts

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This post was most recently updated on April 9th, 2018 Is your furniture looking a little worse for the wear?  Showing signs of aging, sagging, rips, tears, stains?   Wishing you could replace it but knowing it’s just not in your budget right now?  Me, too.  If only there were some fast, easy, and budget friendly ways to give your furniture a facelift.  Wait!  There are!  And I’m going to share my very favorites with you Continue Reading

Fall Decorating on a Small Budget

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This post was most recently updated on April 19th, 2018 I hope you are are having an amazing fall so far! Fall is my favorite season and I LOVE to decorate for it.  In the past, I’ve gone a little overboard with things, though.  So, I have set a self-imposed, super small fall decorating budget this year.  And today, I wanted to share a few of my favorite DIYs and seasonal decor ideas for this Continue Reading

Budget Friendly Pumpkin Garland

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This post was most recently updated on April 22nd, 2018 It’s fall! This is my favorite time of year and I would love to decorate every single thing around my home.  But I’m, like, really cheap. 😉 So this year, I challenged myself to spend less than $50 getting my home ready for fall. That’s right – $50! I have had so much fun being creative with decor. But my absolute favorite project of the Continue Reading

Easy Crochet Projects a Beginner Can Complete in a Weekend!

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This post was most recently updated on April 24th, 2018 For the past few weeks I’ve been recovering from surgery. I haven’t been able to do anything remotely strenuous, and there’s only so many makeup tutorials you can watch on YouTube without getting bored, right? So to keep myself occupied, I have been working on some easy crochet projects I’ve been wanting to make but hadn’t had time.  These projects are simple enough, that even Continue Reading

The BEST (Super Cheap) Laundry Stain Remover

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This post was most recently updated on April 21st, 2018 With a family of six, keeping up with laundry is a never-ending challenge.  Stains, tears, smells, weird color migrations – some days it’s like God Himself is testing my ability to care for my family’s clothing.  While I use a really effective natural laundry detergent, sometimes it needs just a little help with the really stubborn spots.  And I could not live without this particular Continue Reading