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How to Make Your Own Cleaning Supplies

This past year I started making my own cleaning supplies. I started out by using a mixture of vinegar and water to clean the mirrors and windows in our home. Slowly, I have added several DIY cleaning supplies to my list.   Laundry Soap I love this no-grate soap by Budget 101. If you have

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4 Ways to Keep the Grocery Budget

Before becoming a SAHM, I wasn’t super concerned about sticking to a grocery budget, but now that we are living on one income, the budget is super important to keep. Last week I shared how I save by making more things from scratch. Today, I’m sharing 4 other ways that help me stick to the

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Rustic Patriotic Wreath

One of my favorite things about summer is all of the red, white, and blue that appears! I think it is important to celebrate America and commemorate those who selflessly gave their lives for our freedom that I know I often take for granted. Happy Memorial Day! To help celebrate Memorial Day I put up

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Need to cut your grocery budget quickly? Find out how to cut your grocery budget instantly!

We all know that we need to shop the sales, use coupons, and eat from the pantry and freezer to save money on groceries. But even being faithful to do all of these, you still may need to cut your grocery bill. You can cut your bill instantly by simply DIYing several of the items

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Tips for Those with Brown Thumbs

Before we bought our house, we leased property. It was a small lot that had a ton of trees and an over abundance of squirrels in those trees. These weren’t just any squirrels. They were vicious squirrels. They gnawed all the way through our hose holder until there was almost nothing left of it! If

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Finding Contentment

One of my husband’s favorite things to watch is documentaries and interviews of the great NBA players of the 1990’s. Somehow I always get sucked into watching the basketball videos with him! I have learned more than I ever cared to know about Micheal Jordan and Larry Byrd. Believe me. The latest documentary that I

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Family Time at the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine

Living in Florida means there are lots of opportunities to check out tourist spots. When Thomas and I were dating 8 years ago, one of the first dates that he took me on was to the Alligator Farm in St. Augustine, Florida. This past weekend we decided to check it out again. They have added