Category Archives: Finance & Frugal Living

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What It Takes To Chase Your Dreams

My ultimate goal with this blog is to inspire you to chase your dreams. So let me inspire you today! No matter if you are young or old, we all have dreams. Although we all have dreams not many have the courage to live their dreams. We have a tendency to limit ourselves by our […]

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#1 Way To Stay On Budget & Save Time At The Grocery Store

Let me just preface this post by stating this IS NOT a sponsored post. These are my real opinions about my real experiences. With a family of 6 I’m always looking for a way to save time and money at the grocery store. Shopping with 4 kids takes forever! Plus, we always get a bunch […]

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Top 10 Budget Friendly Baby Shower Ideas

Recently I had the pleasure of hosting a friends baby shower. The theme was “Glitter and Pearls”. Such a cute theme, right? I of course had a budget for decor so I thought I would share with y’all my Top 10 Budget Friendly Baby Shower Ideas. Tip #1 Make A Budget If you are planning […]

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DIY Craft Paint Storage

Y’all know I’m a craftin’ Queen! Well with that comes a ton of craft supplies. I recently cleaned out my craft closet for the thousandth time and couldn’t decide what to do with all my craft paints. I have just a few bottles. I’ve tried totes and buckets in the past. I really wanted something out […]

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How To Replace Glass Door Panels With Wood

Continuing on with our renovations on the ugly house it was time to tackle the front door. The current front door was solid mahogany but, it was weathered and the leaded glass panels were all busted. The previous occupants had made some lovely glass repairs with duct tape. I originally planned on replacing the door […]

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The Simplest Way to Save At Target

Today I’m sharing with y’all the simplest way to save at Target, or as I prefer to call it Tar-jay. (Don’t that sound fancier?) That is by using the REDcard. I know, your thinking the last thing you need is another credit card BUT, Target has a great option. They have a debit REDcard. That […]

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Homemade Fruit & Vegetable Wash That Works

This is such an easy tip I don’t know why I haven’t shared it before. We all know the fruit and vegetables you buy at the grocery store are covered in wax, pesticide residue and bacteria from all those hands. I try to buy organic or from the farmer’s market but, sometimes with our busy […]

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Free To Fabulous Table

I had a poor little table gifted to me about a year and a half ago. I use the term “gifted” loosely. They were actually cleaning out a storage building and asked if I wanted it before they trashed it. I wish I had taken a picture when I first got it. It had a […]

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Updating Brass Door Knobs “on the Cheap”

*This post contains an affiliate link, which means if you click on the product link, I’ll receive compensation.* When we decided to do this huge remodel I knew we had to stretch our budget as far as possible. One of the easiest ways we saved was by updating the existing worn old brass door knobs “on the […]

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Why We Bought The “Ugly” House

Many of you know we moved to the Houston area last year. We rented our first year here to become familiar with the areas and make sure Brad’s job worked out before we went off and made the huge investment of buying a home. After a year of living in a home with only vanilla colored […]

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