When you don’t have the space or the funds for a dream bathroom upgrade, and none of those TV organizers has magically appeared at your local home improvement stores to come and “makeover your bathroom” for you, you’ve got to get creative with what you do have and what you can afford.
Want to organize your kitchen and not spend a fortune? I think we’d all like to be more organized, and to spend as little cash as possible to get it done. Don’t get me wrong, if I had my dream kitchen and unlimited funds, I’d probably put a big dent in those organization stores. But […]
Linen closets don’t get a lot of love. They get forgotten. The stuff inside them, over time, gets put away in a rush. But you’d be surprised how quickly and easily they get whipped back into shape! Whether your linen closet needs an organization refresher or a major cleanup, here are five easy steps to […]
How to organize your bills when you don’t have an office Why do you need an office in a box? You need an office in a box because bill disorganization costs you money. If your bills aren’t organized, you could be paying them late (fees), incorrectly (ever paid something twice?), or just straight up missing […]
Have you ever misplaced something and had to buy a second one, only to find that first one later? Lost track of a high value discount coupon, or missed out on a rebate because you had the date wrong and/or couldn’t find the form? Wondered where that note from the teacher went – the one […]
Ever get burned out on buying gifts for everyone on your list? It can add up fast if you’re in a bigger family. It can also sometimes feel like the holidays get a little commercialized, with people forgetting that it’s more about the family time and making memories than what you buy at the store. […]
Wondering what to get that young reader on your gift list? I interviewed my favorite 9-year-old girl for recommendations. Many of those noted below are a series, or the first of a series of books, and a few of them have the first books available as a boxed set. Books are a great gift – […]
I’ve read a lot of varying advice over the years on the best way to pay off your debt. There are multiple ways you can tackle your debt, but the most talked-about methods are the snowball and the avalanche/ladder method. So which one is the best to pay off your debt?
Remember when we were younger and a matinee movie at the theater was around $5? Oh, to have those kinds of prices again. These days, taking my family of four to a movie – even a matinee movie – means we’re shelling out about $50… and that’s before you hit the concession stand! Thankfully, I’ve […]
If faced with an extended job loss, would you be ready? Are you one of the 49% of working adults that live paycheck to paycheck with no savings? According to a recent GOBankingRates survey, nearly half of Americans don’t have a financial safety net and would be at high risk if a recession hit. Sadly, […]