Our yard and garden – five year update

Yesterday was the fifth anniversary of moving into our house and getting our dog back (best day ever!) ...more

Should we prioritize our taxable savings over our retirement accounts?

My husband and I have always been big fans of retirement accounts. ...more

Giving our boys the world

We’re not usually procrastinators when it comes to projects, but this one took a while. ...more

Kids need a Lego umbrella? Show them how to make one!

Our older son loves Lego. ...more

I cut my own hair!

And I really like how it turned out ...more

Cosmetic home improvement – making a list and waiting a few years

Some friends of ours are remodeling their kitchen this spring, and I know that the end result is going to look amazing. ...more

I finally made my own sunscreen!

And I’m pretty darn excited about it I’ve been reading posts on other blogs about making sunscreen (this one was really helpful), and I decided to make my own....more

Our little grill is just fine

I hope all my northern hemisphere readers are having a great spring!...more

Our New Washing Machine

Five years ago, when we bought our house, we got a great deal on a second hand washing machine....more