2019 In Review and Best Wishes for 2020 I say this every week in the newsletter, but I can't believe how fast the year has gone! And now not only is the year ending, but also the decade! I just started this little blog and June and it has far exceeded my expectations. I have … Continue reading Happy New Year! 2019 In Review
Spread some holiday cheer around your house (or even the neighborhood) with these great ideas that are also easy on the budget!
Inexpensive Stocking Stuffer Ideas for the Whole Family Stockings are fun. I remember them being a particular specialty of my mother's: the stockings could've been the whole gift! It is fun filling my kids' stockings (and the hubby's) with useful, fun things for Christmas morning. I always have fun picking out what to put in … Continue reading Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers the Family Will Love
25 More Thoughtfully Thrifty Christmas Gift Ideas A couple of weeks ago I published a list of 25 Thoughtful Ideas for Handmade Christmas Gifts. Maybe you're all for a thoughtfully thrifty Christmas, but not so much handmaking it yourself. No worries! Here are 25 more thoughtful gift ideas that will still fit nicely in your … Continue reading Thoughtfully Thrifty Christmas: 25 More Gift Ideas
We have so much to be thankful for! We have two healthy kids, great results on our annual health reviews earlier this month. I am currently enjoying a week at home with both kids. Okay, I'm enjoying most of it. We've had our moments, but it just goes with the territory! Without further ado, here is our life update!
While skipping Christmas is certainly an option, there are a few more options available. If you're still in baby step two the last thing you want to do is add to your existing debt... Here are five tips to try if you haven't budgeted for Christmas but still want to spread some holiday cheer without going into debt.
Minimalism and Christmas may not seem like they belong in the same sentence, but I believe they do. The holidays are stressful enough. Why do we make them even more expensive?
You'd better believe I've already thought of ways to keep my first grader entertained while she's out of school. Here is a survival guide if you will of what I plan to do to keep the kids entertained Thanksgiving break and not lose my mind or control of the monthly budget.
With Halloween this week I am reminded how time seems to speed up this time of year. With the holidays comes lots of company, special meals with family, and if you have kids... usually more stuff. Even if you keep it simple and minimal-ish around the holidays there are a few very minimalist things to … Continue reading The Minimalist’s Pre-Holiday To-do List
Halloween is officially less than a week away! Are you ready? Have you figured out you and/or your kids' costumes? If not, no worries! Here are a few last-minute Halloween costumes straight from Amazon. These can be to your door with free two-day shipping with your Prime membership. Don't have a Prime membership? Click to … Continue reading Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Less Than $20!