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New month, which means it’s time to review and share some goals! We got slammed in April, financially and time wise. Besides the usual, we had: both life insurance policy premiums due car inspection and taxes for our Honda Accord my driver's licence renewal our oldest's dental check-up (we pay out of picket for her [...]

Looking to boost your savings, but not sure where to find the money? Have you tried to save, but after paying bills it seems like there is nothing left over to save? One hack that has helped me is automatic savings. I set it up so once our direct deposit comes in, some of it [...]

Looking for ways to make your yard more beautiful and productive without spending a ton of money? Here's how you can start a compost pile that is easy to maintain.  Creating a beautiful and productive garden and yard can be as expensive or time intensive as you afford. You can go to the store and [...]

One of the best things you can do for yourself is taking care of your health. What we do and how we eat can have a huge impact on our quality of life, both now and in the years to come. While health should be a priority when it comes to spending, but I understand the [...]

As we're making over our yard, we've had to learn quite a few things - starting a garden from seed, learning what poison oak, ivy, and sumac look like, and cutting back the briers. This weekend we took on a new challenge - chopping down trees. These two pine trees were growing right against the [...]

New month, which means it’s time to review and share some goals! As bad as March was with all the unexpected expenses, I was able to get quite a few things done. I'm grateful that we've been able to slash or eliminate some bills, which gave a us a cushion. That said, I'm hoping this [...]

Not sure how things are where you're at, but pollen is EVERYWHERE over here. As much as I hate dealing with allergies, I'm happy that spring is here. With a new month, it's time to share our progress with our Challenge Everything project.  Challenging our bills is helping us get closer to our goals. It's been [...]

As part of our yard makeover plans, I picked up supplies at the store. The cashier saw all that was in my cart and mentioned how she wished she could start a food garden, but she didn't have a green thumb. I nodded, I completely understood her feelings. I used to a person who kept a cactus because it [...]

I first heard about using templates at a work conference years ago, but dismissed it because I thought it was too impersonal. Now I realize using email templates help me in so many ways. Saves Time: Since many of the emails I get are similar (meetings/guest posts/advertising), copying and pasting from my template drastically reduces my [...]

Until we can find a way to extend the day, I've found that becoming an earlier riser can help you gain some extra time for your personal goals. Even waking up an hour early can make a huge impact on your day. The biggest ones I noticed personal are: Productivity: Let's start with the obvious [...]

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