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How to Become an Early Riser (& Enjoy It!)

Until we can find a way to extend the day, I’ve found that becoming an earlier riser can help you gain some extra time for your personal goals. Benefits of Waking Up Earlier Even waking up an hour early can make a huge impact on your day. The biggest ones I noticed personal are: Productivity: […]

Why the Debt Snowball Method Works

One of the best ways to simplify your finances (if you haven’t done so already) is dumping your debt. Discovering the Debt Snowball When we got engaged and had the money talk, we discovered a few things about one another. I had credit credit debt, a car loan, and student loans while he had a […]

Yard Makeover: The 2016 Plan

Now that we have settled down for the most part, we’re looking at transforming our place into a home and one of first goals – making over our yard. When we were touring the house we loved the size, but we knew it would take quite a bit of work to get the yard ready. […]

Monthly Goal Review and Preview: February / March 2016

New month, which means it’s time to review and share some goals! I’m so happy that spring is coming up, not a fan of this cold and erratic weather we’ve been having. February Goal Review So last month told you what I wanted to knock out. In the spirit of simplifying I kept it to only […]

Getting Rid of Junk Using the Basement Technique

One of our goals with moving to our place is getting rid of our junk. When we put the townhouse up for sale, we followed the advice our real estate agent to remove the junk. We did a huge round of purging stuff. Throughout the showings we’d dump some boxes. With our tight schedule, it was a […]

Best DIY Guides to Fix Up Your Home

It’s been a busy few weeks for us. After resting from the big move, we’ve been working hard at making this house our home. While we’ve painted and decorated before, many of these repairs are new to us. As we work through this massive repairs and maintenance list, we picked up some books and resources […]