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
I have no difficulty purging my kids' stuff. As an older child and teenager, my room was the most tidy room in the house. Tidying, including decluttering, has always been an outlet for me - the cleanliness of my room was one of the things that I could control as I dealt with a traumatic… Continue reading Pursuing Minimalism | Getting Rid of Kids’ Clutter
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
The kitchen is considered the heart of the home, and having a clean kitchen positively contributes to you and your family's well-being. When I get extremely overwhelmed with a messy house, I like to start in the kitchen. I put on a cleaning motivation video on YouTube or listen to the Family Life Radio app… Continue reading Overwhelmed with a Messy House? Start Here.
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!