DIY Glitter Brush Organizer


I recently made myself a DIY glitter brush holder. Admittedly, I don’t wear makeup that often. However, I was running into a frustrating problem whenever the makeup urge did manage to strike… I couldn’t find my brushes! I currently keep all of my makeup in the same case and had to dig through tons of [...]

Fresh Homemade Salsa Recipe


I’m finally sharing my fresh homemade salsa recipe. My husband and I are both quite picky when it comes to what we consider to be good salsa. This homemade salsa recipe has the 2-out-of-2 Rode seal of approval! This is a juicy, slightly tangy and most importantly – fresh – salsa. However, it is very [...]

17 Pumpkin Recipes to Make This Fall


Fall is by far my favorite season. I love the boots. The scarves. The changing of the leaves. But most importantly, I love the nationwide obsession with pumpkin spice everything! I love being able to go to just about any restaurant and order pumpkin versions of my favorite treats. Of course, I also enjoy making [...]

I Finally Tried Out the Bread Machine


Here’s an update on that new-to-me bread machine I mentioned in this post. I finally stopped procrastinating and decided to give it a whirl yesterday. Shockingly, I was more intimidated by making bread in a bread machine than I am by making it by hand. I was unreasonably nervous. Partly because it was a departure [...]

7 Ways I Save Money on Fresh Foods at Target

Save Money on Fresh Food at Target (4)

One of the questions I’m asked most frequently is how to save money on produce and other fresh foods. It can feel like there are very few ways to save money on produce, meat and dairy. But, it is possible. One of the stores that I’ve found to offer the most savings in these departments [...]

Sun Oven Giveaway

Sun Oven Giveaway

I’ve experienced my fair share of power outages since living in Florida. And let me tell you, they suck. Being inconvenienced by a power outage for a few hours is an annoyance. Having no power for more than a few days is downright uncomfortable (and just generally awful). Unfortunately, the weather, natural disasters, power outages [...]

9 Frugal Things I Did Last Month – August Edition

9 Frugal Things I Did Last Month - August Edition

August was a busy month in this house, so I actually have quite a few frugal things to share with you. This is the seventh post in this series. To check out the things I did in previous months, click here. 1. Homemade “Refried” Beans They weren’t real refried beans. I was in a pinch [...]