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Countertops, there so many choices. White Quartz, Corian, and Marble Countertops are some of the most used counterparts in the kitchen and bathroom. They are stylish and bring an elegant look to the kitchen, especially around the kitchen sink. We all know a well-designed bathroom has to have one of the three best countertops. Cleaning these countertops though can be difficult if you do not know what you are doing. From grease when you are cooking, organic stains, and from Ink when your kids are playing. With all the stains and grease on the countertops, you will definitely need to…

The Amish Way of Life: Frugal and Humble If you don’t know, the Amish are devout Christians who believe in simplicity and humility. They live largely off-grid and often shun modern technology such as motor vehicles, electricity, and telephones. Amish families live frugal lifestyles, and while we’re not advocating selling your car in exchange for a horse-drawn carriage, you could benefit from adopting some Amish practices. 1. Dress More Plainly One of the most recognizable characteristics of the Amish is their way of dress. Dressing plainly is used as a way for Amish people to distinguish themselves from the rest…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. Tips You Need if You Want a Travel Lifestyle Whether you’re venturing close to home or far away, these tips and tricks will help you live life a little bit better when traveling. From finding flights and feeling good to saving money and protecting yourself, these top 12 travel tips are musts! 1. Find Cheaper Flights and Hotels Online with Private Browsing Going incognito has never felt so good. Airlines, hotels, and travel sites install cookies on your computer when you visit. When you come back, they…

Vinegar is an environmentally friendly, non-toxic, multipurpose cleaner that you can and should be used to clean your home. It’s affordable, readily available, and edible—so you know it’s safe for you, your kids, and your pets. Vinegar can remove dirt, grease, and grime, dissolve mineral deposits, and kill bacteria. The reason is that it contains naturally occurring acetic acid, which is an ingredient in some household cleaners! But wait! Before you reach for the bottle, check out these tips that include recipes for creating your own cleaning solutions with vinegar as well as the dos and don’ts you need to…

If you’re just starting to dive into the world of frugal living, this helpful guide for frugal beginners is exactly what you need. Whether you want to save more money for retirement, pay off debt, live a more affordable life with kids in tow, or for something else entirely, the key is mindfulness. When you’re aware of where your money goes and why, you can focus on conserving as much as possible and putting it where it matters most. Before we dive in, it’s important to recognize that being frugal isn’t the same as being cheap. It’s about redirecting…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. How to Save More Money, Time, and Energy as a Single Parent When you’re a single mom, frugal living is a priority that can make your life easier and more enjoyable. These tricks will help you manage your home, your kids, and your life in ways that help you stretch those dollars even further than you already are. Make room for what really matters with these frugal savings tips for single moms and dads.   1. Teach Your Kids Life Skills and Get Their Help Almost all…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. Tips for Designing a Small Home Although your home may not have the square footage you dream about, it can seem bigger than it actually is by using design to expand your space visually.  Creating a room that feels open is all about drawing the attention up and out rather than in and down. Instead of filling a space with heavy pieces that create weight, you’ll want to utilize every tool at your disposal to create an atmosphere of movement that feels light, airy, and open. Luckily,…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. Creative Cabinet Hacks for Home Organization  No matter where you live or what your lifestyle looks like, it seems like all of us struggle to manage our storage spaces at one time or another. Our collections of items grow over time, and soon they begin to outgrow our cabinets. Luckily, all you need is a little organization to gain control and increase the space in your cabinets.  1. Add a Filing System for Baking Sheets, Trays, and Tins This is probably the easiest and most clever hack…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. Change Your Year (and Your Lifestyle!) with These Dollar Tree Home Hacks Saving time and money can be fun when you unleash your imagination and creativity at your local dollar store. With dirt-cheap tools and ingredients for your next DIY project, Dollar Tree is one of the best places to buy things if you want to transform your home. Here are some tips and ideas for the best 11 Dollar Tree hacks of 2021. 1. Create a Cheap Customizable Wall Planner Those chalk or whiteboard wall calendars…

This article will contain affiliate links, please read my full disclosure policy for more information. It’s easy to think about the toxins in our food. For the health-conscious, most of us are aware of the chemicals and additives we want to avoid. But when it comes to other products in our homes, we’re not as attentive. Consider what’s in your cleaning cabinet right now. How many harmful and toxic chemicals are you exposing yourself (and your family) to? You might be thinking of heavy-duty bathroom cleaners like the drain de-cloggers and the bleach filled toilet cleaners. Have you considered the negative effects…