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How to have a DEBT FREE Christmas in 2017, but you gotta start today!

use these tools for a debt free Christmas

So did you go a little crazy on Christmas 2016? Did you spend more than you had available, and now you have Christmas debt following you into the new year? …

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Vacation Fund Jar for kids

vacation fund jar for kids

  Our vacation fund jar is mostly symbolism, but we love it.  We decided years ago that debt free was the way to be. We plan out everything. Our goal…

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Get a FREE Month of Amazon Prime!

We signed up for a free month of Amazon Prime thinking we would ditch it after that month. While it was a super easy process to unsubscribe we decided it…

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Our FREEBIE backyard play structure makeover!

We moved into our new little fixer upper house about a year an a half ago.  Our new house is a bit smaller than our last and full of projects. …

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Garage Sale Lamp Makeover!

If you have been here for any amount of time you know I am a little bit into garage sales.  Garage sales, thrift stores, estate sales, and Craigslist are almost…

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My Summer Garage Sale List

So last year I shared my Garage Sale List and as you can see from my update we got quite a few of the items on our list!  Not only…

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Thrifted Honey Lemon Costume – DIY

Our kids are obsessed with Big Hero 6 and I love it.  I love the messages of this film, especially that smart and quirky is cool and that girls are…

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10 tips for Thrift Store Shopping from the expert!

As you may have noticed, I enjoy thrift store shopping and garage sale shopping.  Spring Cleaning time is here which means thrift stores are going to be full of gently…

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Thrift Store Haul Videos

I have noticed quite a few searches for Thrift Store Haul Videos recently and I thought you just might like all of our Thrift Store Hauls all in the same…

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Lilo Costume : Easy NO SEW Halloween DIY

DIY Lilo Costume

Our kids love Disney costumes and we are really into dressing up for Mickey’s Halloween Party!  While we would love to buy outfits from The Disney Store, we typically try…

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Potty Training, it will happen when it’s gonna happen : Parent’s Choice Diapers for now!

Parents Choice Diapers sold exclusively at Walmart

So, our littlest recently turned three.  We had hoped we would be out of diapers by this point.  We knew we might not be completely potty trained, but we were…

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Energy Management Tips for Families this Summer

energy saving tactics for families

Summertime in California is when we tend to see our energy bills rise.  There are easy ways to manage our energy so we can keep California golden AND have more…

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