Yard & Garden Prep: March 2015

It’s still a little chilly out there but my 2015 garden plans are already underway. I told myself this year I wouldn’t take on so much. I have a lot of home and DIY projects that need to be completed so I’m not planting as many plant varieties as in years past....more

Top 5 Ways to Relieve Stress

Stress is a constant in my life, but as I get older I realize I can’t avoid certain situations and there will always be “drama” in my life. But how I react is within my control....more

Ready to Get Back to Blogging

Time and time again, when...more

Top Five Posts of 2014

I realize I haven’t been blogging much lately, but I did want to do my annual roundup of top posts throughout the year. It’s always fun for me to look at my blog statistics and also to rediscover posts I previously wrote and sometimes forgot about. Oddly, these most popular posts were all written right at the beginning of 2014 ....more

Review: KISS InstaWave Hair Curler

I don’t write about hair or beauty much because I try to be really simple with how I style myself. I’ve written before that I use homemade shampoo and conditioner – which I’ve now been using for a full year! However, when it comes time to dress myself up I am often at a loss ....more

DIY Christmas Gift Ideas

Over the past few years I’ve transitioned to making more homemade Christmas gifts. A good blogger would have documented all of these gifts with photos. However, I didn’t, so we’ll leave that up to you to consider ....more

Find #FinancialPeace on Black Friday

Tired of shopping yet? I’m not a big Black Friday shopper but...more

Practicing Self-Care

One of the biggest adjustments I’ve had with self-employment is taking time off. It’s really easy to become wrapped up in work when it’s well… right here. It’s easy to work for a few hours on a Saturday morning or a Sunday evening ....more

Slice of Life: November 12, 2014

I am fully aware I have not been a frequent, nor consistent blogger as of late. But I don’t apologize for extended absences from my blog. I will, however, thank you for still reading! ...more

How to Save Money on Gas & Electricity

Do you own a home or rent an apartment? Are any of the utilities in your name?...more