How to Create an Easy, Healthy Meal Plan on a Budget

Creating and sticking to a healthy meal plan can be tricky. We so often have the best of intentions: we develop a meal plan(ish), buy our groceries, fist pump when we’re $16 under budget, and then suddenly your two year old is screaming, the baby has a rash, and making that Pinterest-worthy quiche for dinner […]

From Busy Mom to Freelance Writer in 9 Easy Steps

Being a stay-at-home-mom is a rewarding job, but the pay is garbage! So what do you do when you want to remain at home with your children, but… the money is tight… the budget is s-t-r-e-t-c-h-e-d to the limit… couponing is getting you nowhere fast… and you just don’t have enough to go around…? You […]

Be more productive with these quick tips to lessen anxiety

5 Minute Tricks to Boost Your Productivity

When it comes to time management, one of the trickiest things to try and overcome is the anxiety that follows along your list of priorities and tasks. The more you have to do, the more likely you are to feel anxious. The more anxious you feel, the more likely you will be to hide away […]

Valentine's Day gift ideas for mom, gift ideas for parents, gift ideas for dad

A Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Parents

When you’re a parent, buying gifts and celebrating Valentine’s Day can be complicated. Doing something outside the house requires a babysitter, money spent on presents makes you feel guilty, and finding the time to do something meaningful or creative can seem impossible.

Great tips on reusing mason jars, ideas on what to use mason jars for

Clever Ways to Use Mason Jars

I love to collect glass jars, specifically mason jars. Now I know I’ve written on why you should declutter to save money, but there are just so many amazing ways to use these jars!

Save money on diapers, new baby frugal tips

The Six Best Ways to Save Money on Diapers

Save money on diapers! If you’re not properly prepared, diapers can cost you upwards of $2,000 over the first two years of your child’s life. Find out how to save hundreds and spend only a fraction of that!

Save time on thanksgiving

15 Turkey Day Time Savers

Thanksgiving should be about spending time with your family, not your oven. So to help you cut down on the time spent in the kitchen, here are a few of my Thanksgiving Day time savers…