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Pantry Organization Makeover on a Budget of $20

Pantry Organization Makeover on a Budget of $20

Yesterday I decided to tackle a pantry organization makeover on a budget.  It took about two hours and $20.00.   We have three shelves for snacks, canned goods and some appliance storage.  I took everything out and tossed expired canned
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My One and Only (Epic) Post on How to Blog

My One and Only (Epic) Post on How to Blog

I’m not a “How to Blog”  resource site.  However, I do want to answer questions and be helpful for those who want to know about my experience as an online publisher. I will attempt to answer questions in this one
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Organization:  Where Do I Start?

Organization: Where Do I Start?

A common problem of not getting anywhere on the path to the simple organized lifestyle is not knowing where to begin.  The goals ahead seem too overwhelming and too time consuming on a schedule that is already full.   If
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Financial Transformation:  Starting From Scratch!

Financial Transformation: Starting From Scratch!

Just a few years ago, my personal finance situation could be summed up as: 1. I make money. 2. I spend money. 3. I never have any money left. Maybe that sounds familiar to you too! My parents never talked
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5 Tips to Get Your Husband on Board with a Budget

5 Tips to Get Your Husband on Board with a Budget

In full disclosure, my husband did not need to be “sold” on the idea of a budget.  We’re both number nerds and we both got disgusted with debt.  However, we have led and participated in classes with other couples where
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How to Find Time to Read as a Busy Mom

How to Find Time to Read as a Busy Mom

I have always loved to read.  I don’t know how many times I heard growing up “get your nose out of that book” and do [your homework, clean up, pretty much anything else…].   I remember getting my hands on
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Household Stockpiling System For Beginners

Household Stockpiling System For Beginners

A household stockpiling system requires money and time on the front end but it ends up being a great return on that investment in the long run.  So, let’s dive in to what exactly it is, how it can save
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Top 10 Takeaways:  Dave Ramsey Smart Conference

Top 10 Takeaways: Dave Ramsey Smart Conference

I love conferences… even as an introvert!  Anything that helps me grow personally or professionally is always time and money well spent.   So this year when Mr. SimpOL asked what I wanted for my birthday, I told him I
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Taco Soup Recipe:  How to Make an Easy Crockpot Soup

Taco Soup Recipe: How to Make an Easy Crockpot Soup

Cooking is not my strong suit.  I only enjoy two types of cooking. 1–The kind where you can toss a few things into a crock pot and it cooks itself. 2-The kind where you have 4-5 recipes that you’ve mastered
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5 Simple Tips to Boost Your Preschooler’s Learning

5 Simple Tips to Boost Your Preschooler’s Learning

  Preschoolers are soaking in everything they can about life and learning.  It’s a great time to engage in simple and fun learning activities with them. These are 5 simple tips to boost your preschooler’s learning and set them up
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How to Get Rid of Catch All Spots

How to Get Rid of Catch All Spots

When I was growing up, there was a small drawer between the sink and the stove that became the catch all spot.  It never had any other name than “the junk drawer.”   It was the home for anything that didn’t
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5 Tips to Overcome Overwhelm this Holiday Season

5 Tips to Overcome Overwhelm this Holiday Season

The holidays.  When did the magic turn into madness?!?  As a child, it’s a time that we think will never get here.  As an adult, we are often ready for it all to be over!  I hope these 5 tips
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