Looking for an alternative to the fabric softener sheets we’ve been warned about, we tried a few different things to control static in our clothing. This has included: sponges soaked in fabric softener, vinegar in the rinse cycle, and now, drum roll please … felted wool dryer balls. Safety pins were also added which are said to help [...]

When I started paying bills as a young adult, I needed a system. I wanted a simple budget tool to use without a fancy computer program. I bought myself a 12 column ledger and the rest is history. It’s easy to see and track finances on real paper! One ledger holds many years and makes it easy to look back [...]

My two teenagers, Hazel and Zack, are polar opposites when it comes to money. Hazel loves to save and Zack can’t keep a nickel in his pocket. With so many different thoughts on kids and allowances, I’ve come to the conclusion that no one way is the right way. The right way is what works NOW for [...]

Have you ever taken a detox bath? Lavender bath salts are an excellent way to relax and detoxify! Epsom salt is the main ingredient. As a matter of fact, it would be beneficial to bathe in Epsom salt alone. Epsom salt contains magnesium and sulfates which have multiple health benefits. Lavender Bath Salt Lavender Bath [...]

It’s a question meant to start conversation but full of pressure at the same time. It seems I’ve been asked this question a lot lately and I cringe every time. We don’t usually have grand weekend plans and like it that way but the question fills me with guilt when there is nothing to say. [...]

Is your closet out of control? Do you need a new house with bigger closets? It’s time to get relentless! Take everything out of your closet. I know, I know, it’s such a pain but it’s so much easier to be relentless this way! Try everything on. If it doesn’t fit right, feel right, or [...]

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