Money & Frugality

Five Tips to Saving Money | Ways We’ve Saved

We've been debt-free for about eight months now - we paid off about $21,000 of debt in about 21 months, and we currently have $16,000 total in our savings accounts.  Here are a few ways we saved money to make this happen: Buy used.  I love thrift shops!  We buy anything from clothing and shoes… Continue reading Five Tips to Saving Money | Ways We’ve Saved

Home Management

My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

Zone cleaning was popularized by Marla Cilley, who is also known as the Flylady, and is a method of cleaning where you separate your home into five different zones.  You declutter and deep-clean one zone for 15 minutes a day for one week.  It's a highly adaptable method, and I've easily tailored it to suit… Continue reading My Monthly Zone Cleaning Schedule | Flylady Inspired

Relationships

Growing Crystals | Fun Science Experiment with the Kids!

On Monday, in order to entertain the kids during this corona virus pandemic, we started a fun science experiment with a crystal growing kit from Dollar Tree! Kit includes: crystal chemicals black plastic crystal display pedestal 2 granite base rocks 1 wooden "spatula" instructions pamphlet Instructions: 1) Fill the display pedestal 3/4 full with cold… Continue reading Growing Crystals | Fun Science Experiment with the Kids!