I was in conversation a few weeks ago with a close friend and we were talking about bills. I mentioned how hard we were focusing on paying bills because we were close to getting out of debt and only having our home left to pay.  “Wow, you’re lucky.  Must be nice.” That was her reply.  That stuck with me……

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extreme ways to save money

So hopefully you’ve read my other post here talking about why and the general how we got out of debt.  Let me be clear that when I say out of debt, I am referring to all debt other than our house.  Our house is a little further down the list but we wanted to take…

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We all have them.  Little momentos in drawers, jewelry boxes, shelves.  For us they were sitting collecting dust and rarely looked at, shoved out of the way and not part of our daily visual. When we moved into our house there was still a post from an old deck that had been torn down.  For…

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I have decided that I really want to spend more time outdoors this year.  Relaxing, inspired, bug free time.  So I put it on our budget for this spring to find a gazebo tent with screened sides. As we searched every online site we could, we ended up finding one that was clearanced out for…

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Fun side table – from pallets My hubby is lucky enough to get these great fee pallets every once and awhile from work, we love making fun projects from them.  I was using two tv trays in front of a window to hold our plants, it was time to make something more permanent.  We found…

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Attention women around the world. Are you feeling disconnected, exhausted and not even sure how to begin to re-find your inner joy again? Join me as I discuss my Finding myself in the Moonlight online course starting in January 2015. Share with your sister, mother or girlfriends that are looking to feel truly inspired again.…

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  Garage sales and yard sales are in full swing this time of year.   A few weeks ago we made over $1400 at our yard sale.  It was amazing!  Even better was that it was all donated towards my trip to Israel and Palestine in the fall.   Unfortunately just a week later I watched…

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  I am amazed at all the awesome things people do with pallets.  I’ve read some incredible blogs about people who have done entire floors of them and they look amazing if done right.  Pinterest is a super fun place to check out more ideas. When I got my art studio last year I needed…

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    I absolutely love to find solid wood furniture that just needs a little pick me up.  This looked great in the room it was in but my daughter wanted it for her Paris, hip themed room. So some black paint and funky zebra fabric and viola! Beautiful and new feeling.  Enjoy! For this…

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Welcome to my new Thrifty Thursday blog! I love to live  life where I save money on the things that I can so I have money to do the amazing things I REALLY want to use my money on. For me that is traveling, and currently paying off the mortgage.   To accomplish those things…

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