October 20, 2017

Ultimate Girls Get Away Weekend – Join Us


I can guarantee that you do not want to miss this weekend. It’s for you… Women are arriving from all over the US, and we couldn’t be more excited. It’s only three weeks away, but that’s just enough time for […]

Easy Do It Yourself Wood Pallet Signs


If you stroll through any craft  or home decor store lately, I know you’ve eyed the beautiful typography and wood signs that line the aisles. I just love them and have picked up quite a few myself over the years,  […]

Creative, Purposeful, Frugal: Becoming Conference


Two years ago, I had the desire to bring the creative topics of my blog to real life.  I didn’t want to just write about things and have you read them over a screen. I wanted to meet you and […]

Join Me in Person: There’s No Such Thing As Small Change


For the last few years, I’ve had the privilege of meeting many of you as I have shared simple tips to live an 80% off Frugal Lifestyle. Yes, you can read my lifestyle tips on the blog, but there’s something […]

Free “5 Simple Ways” E-book (Food, Fashion, Decor, Savings & more)


Last January, ten of my blogging friends and I collaborated to bring you our “5 Simple Ways to…” series. We each picked a topic that we enjoy, with the desire to encourage our readers in each of these areas. My […]

Creative Ideas for Your Holiday Budget


As the crisp October air whips through our valley, my dogs unearth their winter coat, and chili simmers on the stove, these signs typically signal autumn time in our home. Yet as I spend this month writing 31 Days of […]

Becoming 2011 (A Weekend Like No Other)


Over two years ago, I mentioned to my real life friend, The Nester, how much fun it would be to gather our blog readers together for an event. Back then, we were fairly new bloggers, and that dream never became […]

Unique Places to Save Money: Salvage Stores


Part of embracing a frugal lifestyle is opening oneself up to unique, creative or maybe odd sources for saving money. Now remember, just because you chose to shop creatively doesn’t mean you are sacrificing quality, just ambiance, but this suggestion […]