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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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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

Follow my blog with Bloglovin 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
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10 Daily Habits to Keep a Clean Home

10 Daily Habits to Keep a Clean Home

Keeping a clean home on a busy schedule is always a work in progress.  I’ve found ten areas that, when they go undone, zap my energy and bring on stress. When they are done, there is more order and peace
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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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13 Indoor Games to Get Energy Out of Active Kids

13 Indoor Games to Get Energy Out of Active Kids

I have always loved warm, sunny days.  Then I had a very active kid who loves to run and explore and I DEPEND on warm, sunny days!  However, there’s this whole weather cycle that we also depend on so some
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Debt:  Get Mad At It.  Get Rid Of It.

Debt: Get Mad At It. Get Rid Of It.

DEBT When we started our journey to debt freedom several years ago, it first required figuring out exactly who and how much we owed.  That sounds so basic now, but we had gotten in the habit of making regular payments
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Organized Paperwork System to Prepare for Taxes

Organized Paperwork System to Prepare for Taxes

Whether you DIY taxes or pay a CPA, you’ll need to have important paperwork at your fingertips when you’re ready to do taxes.  We choose to pay a CPA because she stays up to date with constantly changing information and
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7 Productivity Tips for Working Moms

7 Productivity Tips for Working Moms

Do you ever feel as a working mom that sometimes you run your week and other times the week runs you?  “Mom” is a wonderfully challenging job in itself and when you toss a 9-5 in with it, it becomes
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ADHD Non-Medication Options

ADHD Non-Medication Options

More than likely, you are reading this because you have encountered a scenario similar to the one below: You attended a parent-teacher conference where your child’s teacher said that your child is often off task and is easily distracted.  Your
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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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