• Save money with these 8 reusable kitchen items

    8 Reusable Kitchen Items That Are Actually Affordable

    Affordable, reusable kitchen items that will help you have a greener kitchen (and save money). Do you cringe every time you throw away plastic wrap? And do you hate having to replace your kitchen sponge so often? If you’re like me, it feels like throwing money in the garbage! Plus, it’s not great for the environment.  I used to think the convenience of single-use kitchen items would always prevent me from going green. In fact, just a few short years ago, I’d have called you the crazy one if you’d said I was going to stop buying paper towels. But today I do just fine without paper towels. And I’ve…

  • Room with bean bag chair, child's table, toy storage shelf

    6 Smart Living Room Toy Storage Ideas

    If you’ve ever been frustrated by too many toys and nowhere to put them, check out these living room toy storage ideas. These storage solutions will give you lots of toy corner ideas to keep your family room orderly and the toys close at hand.  In my house, when the toys are organized, the kids find what they need more easily and stay engaged in play longer; that’s why having great toy storage is a real sanity saver.  So take a look at the organization ideas below. They’re affordable, practical, and super cute, so you don’t have to sacrifice style for function in your living room.  *This article may contain…

  • 5 Hacks to Create a Nursery and Guest Room Combo

    Create a nursery and guest room combo using these five great tips! If you live in a small place away from family, you have to improvise when houseguests come to visit. When my husband and I were preparing for our first baby to come we lived in a small apartment. We knew we were going to have to find a way to make our baby room and guest room into one. We were tight on space and had visitors throughout the year. So, we set to work figuring out how to fit everything into one small room. It wasn’t an easy task, but along the way I figured out some key…

  • The crazy truth about how organization saves you money

    The Crazy Truth About How Organization Saves You Money

    How to get organized to save money. If you’re looking for a way to spend less money, focusing on organizationis actually one of the best things you can do.  Did you know it’s actually proven that getting organized can help you control your spending impulses? And, that being disorganized actually has a negative effect on your brainpower (and spending impulse control). But, organization doesn’t just help with impulse control.   It also helps you save money in other ways. Here’s how: The Crazy Truth About How Organization Saves You Money 1. Organization Reduces Money Mistakes Getting organized doesn’t mean you’ll never make a money mistake again, but it can help cut back on…