The Ultimate Gift Guide for Minimalists 2018

Do you have people in your life that ask for either no gifts or very few gifts? We are certainly those people this year for the holidays. With our renewed minimalist mindset we don’t need more junky holiday gifts that will get shoved into the cupboard. This list of gifts for the minimalists in your … Read moreThe Ultimate Gift Guide for Minimalists 2018

How to Spend Less Than $50 on Groceries a Month

Spending less than $50 on groceries a month seems like a ridiculous and daunting goal to achieve. I’m here to tell you that it CAN be done! I will break down the rules that we follow during our $50 on grocery months and help you save BIG! If you were a follower of Hello Brownlow … Read moreHow to Spend Less Than $50 on Groceries a Month

How I Coupon as a Minimalist

Couponing and Minimalism – those sound like two very mismatched lifestyles. As a former extreme couponer and a newly converted minimalist, I found that old habits die hard. I still wanted to save money by using coupons, but didn’t want the bulk of having everything stored in my house. I rejoiced when I found the … Read moreHow I Coupon as a Minimalist

The Simple Guide to Cloth Diapers

When I started to look into cloth diapers when Little Guy was just weeks old, I was severely overwhelmed by all the information coming at me. I wished there was a super simple guide to cloth diapers, but there just wasn’t. When searching the rabbit hole of Pinterest, I found a few blogs here and … Read moreThe Simple Guide to Cloth Diapers

Preparing for Baby: How We Cut Down Our Medical Bills

Having a baby is super expensive. For us the expense wasn’t buying the things Little Guy would need, it was the enormous medical bills that came after our hospital stays. You have nine months to prepare for this. Do you have a savings game plan? There are loads of ways to save money each month. … Read morePreparing for Baby: How We Cut Down Our Medical Bills

20 Life Hacks to be More Frugal Today

We could all stand to save a little money, right? Sometimes we feel like our spending is out of control and we just need a simple way to rein it back in. Frugality doesn’t mean living with nothing – it simply means that you are wisely using what you have readily available to you and … Read more20 Life Hacks to be More Frugal Today

Preparing for Baby: How We Put Together Our Nursery for Less than $500

Preparing for your bun in the oven sounds very expensive and daunting. It gets even more expensive when friends and family tell you that they swear by this really random, not so cost effective item. What if there was a way you could put together your entire nursery for $500 or less? When we found out … Read morePreparing for Baby: How We Put Together Our Nursery for Less than $500

DIY Dish Detergent Tabs

I am finally going to share with you my number one, all time favorite cleaning hack and DIY: Dish Detergent Tabs! This DIY has saved us the most money every month compared to my DIY Swiffer Duster and my “all natural” surface cleaner (although it is super cheap, I just wasn’t convinced that it was actually … Read moreDIY Dish Detergent Tabs

Our $50 July Grocery Budget Challenge – Results!

$50 grocery budget? Sounds crazy. We did it! It was rough at times, but it was worth it.

The July $50 Grocery Challenge – Half Way Done!

We are officially half way through our $50 grocery budget Challenge for the month of July. I must say that it has really opened our eyes to many things including how much food we waste on a regular basis and how much time we use preparing food. Our meal plan deviated slightly for the best … Read moreThe July $50 Grocery Challenge – Half Way Done!

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