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Get Your Sh*t Together Day: The Secret to Getting Things Done

Have you ever wondered how to “get it all done”?  Or if “getting things done” was even possible? I work full-time, I’m a wife and mommy to two very active little boys, and I’m building this blog into a full-time gig. There is never enough time for all the things I want to, but I have had a lot of people ask about my time management systems that help me reach my goals and accomplish all my tasks on the daily. The thing is, I didn’t always get  ...

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Frugal home, Healthy food tips, Product Reviews

Top 6 Reasons You Need An Instant Pot

Oh, Instant Pot, how did I ever manage in my kitchen without you? You make my life so much easier! Never before have I been able to do a full week’s worth of meal prep in the span of a few hours, with so few dishes. 2. Never before have I been able to dump spaghetti sauce, gluten-free noodles, and (browned) ground beef into a pot, pressed a button, and walked away, only to come back to a fully cooked one-pot lunch in less than 10 minutes.  Never before have I made perfect, gelatinous  ...

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Frugal Food

Don’t Buy Seven Limes: The Secrets To Eating Healthy On A Budget

Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard (or said) the following: “It’s too hard to eat healthy food on a tight budget!” When I first moved out of my parents’ home, I lived on $27 every two weeks for groceries (except for eggs and raw milk, which I purchased from a farmer every other week for $13 for a half gallon of milk – from which I made yogurt, a pint of cream – from which I made butter, and two dozen eggs). I primarily shopped at a local farmers  ...

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