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How to Afford Your Dream Home Renovation on a Budget

Thinking about doing a home renovation? Today we’re talking about how to get an HGTV worthy home on a budget! Home Renovations on a Budget Last episode we got into the house hunt; finding one of the gems at a great price. Louis Guillama shared how you can snag a fantastic deal by going up […]

Frugal Foodie: Eating Well on a Budget

Learn the frugal foodie tactics and strategies on how to slash your food bills while eating well! The Art of Being a Frugal Foodie How much do you spend on food?  If you’re like most families, chances are it’s a big part of your budget.  The USDA puts together a monthly report that looks into […]

How We’re Tackling and Reducing Waste Around the House

As we simplify things at home, one area that we’re constantly going back to is our trash and recycling habits. We’ve seen improvements with reducing our trash. We have service every week, but I’d say we only fill up our garbage bin about every two weeks. Our recycling bins, though, well they’re usually packed. While […]

Plan Your Meals for the Next Week

Welcome to the 20 Habit Challenge, where we break down key habits that can help you simplify and transform your money, home, and life! Have you ever had a stressful day where you’re pretty much drained and just want to crash at home? What do you do for dinner? I’ll be honest – for me […]

4 Keys to Maximizing Your Food Forest or Permaculture Garden’s Productivity

With fall here, I’m working on two goals for our little Amazon food forest: Growing our cool weather crops to finish up this year’s harvest Prepping the food forest (along with some new areas in the yard) for springtime Looking forward to having more broccoli, carrots, and cabbage, so we’re making sure that we stay […]

Welcome to the Amazon Food Forest!

One of the reasons we fell in love with our house is because of space. Besides the awesome house, we had more land than we expected. Once the papers were signed, it was time to get to work. Last year we started off small and I set up a tiny spot by the back door to […]