Kitchen reveal - our brand new painted oak cabinets. It's gorgeous and was easier than you'd think.

Kitchen Reveal – Painted Oak Cabinets

Sooooo, we’ve been mucking around all summer with a kitchen remodel.  We’ve been poking around for like a year looking at painted oak cabinets, but it’s a big change, and an expensive one.  But we’ve had these old 70’s style golden oak cabinets in our kitchen for a decade and they weren’t very nice. This […] Read more…

Amazing Household Organizing Strategies for You

Organizing strategies are one of my best ways to keep my sanity on my busiest days.  I’ll bet you struggle with it too.  How ’bout if I share with you some products that would really help you boost your own organizing strategies. Let’s face it, part of the key to organizing your belongings is to […] Read more…

A side hustle can be very helpful for both your finances and your life. Read more to find out why.

5 Reasons Why You NEED a Side Hustle

I am guest-posting this week for my friend Charissa over at Cook with a Shoe.  She is running a whole series on the side hustle and she asked me to write about my experiences with side hustles.  Here is my post about Fiverr and I’m working on another one about being a Pinterest VA (Virtual Assistant). […] Read more…

Professional organizer Seana Turner is joining us to talk about Spring cleaning for our digital devices.

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

Today we are talking about doing a Spring clean on your digital devices.  This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) and she’s going to help us with this […] Read more…

Camping Hacks to Make Your Camping Trips Easier

Camping is a great American tradition and I guess anywhere else in the world too.  But it does have it’s inconveniences, so I’ve found a few clever camping hacks that will make your camping experience amazingly easy!  Especially if you’re not a very experienced camper, you might enjoy my Pinterest board called “A Camping We […] Read more…

Tips You Need to Manage Your Online Shopping

An online shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances.  Actually, ANY kind of shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances, but online shopping is SO easy, it can get out of hand very quickly.  All it takes is a few clicks and you can really blow your budget for […] Read more…

If you are going on a cruise soon, you'll want to watch for these rookie mistakes.

Rookie Mistakes People Make on a Cruise

It’s prime cruise season and my friend at work just got back from a Jamaica cruise.  Apart from being horribly jealous, it reminded me that I’ve been meaning to write this post about all the rookie mistakes I see people making on cruises.  Maybe it will help you as you are planning your own cruise. […] Read more…

New Year’s Motivation – Manage Your Money

This is the second post in our New Year’s Motivation series.  After weight loss, I think people’s #2 resolution is to recover from their holiday debt, and learn how to manage your money.  I feel it certainly is a worthy goal.  To me, managing your money is less about getting rich and more about ensuring […] Read more…

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST Weight Loss Tips

Welcome to your New Year!  These are my best weight loss tips to kick off your year. Every year, the #1 Resolution people have is to lose weight.  First off, it is always perfect timing, just because of the way the holidays fall.  Most folks start their holiday eating binge in November for Thanksgiving, then […] Read more…

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