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5 Reasons to Shop Back to School Sales!

5 Reasons to Shop Back to School Sales!

  Post by Contributing Author, Becky Norvell of Unabridged Becky  I still can't believe it's already August. It seems like July flew by and fall is right around the corner! (Hooray!) It’s still too early to break out the fall-themed decorations but my 4th of July wreath needs to come down already. What a random month August can be, but wait, there is one thing to get excited about…. Back to School Sales!! ::happy dance:: From the time I was a little girl, I've loved shopping for … [Read more...]



Thief! Thief! Stop the Plagiarism!

Thief! Thief! Stop the Plagiarism!

Apparently these days, people have forgotten the concept of plagiarism. Or maybe people have just come to realize that since our society seems to be going to pot, that stealing has become acceptable. Well, guess what? STEALING IS NOT OKAY. Far be it from me to let a day go by without making sure everyone knows the definitions of these words. So, here we go. Plagiarism: -an act or instance of using or closely imitating the language and thoughts of another author without authorization and … [Read more...]



A Decluttering Guide for Pack Rats

A Decluttering Guide for Pack Rats

Post by Barry, the husband Stacy and I have been working hard to organize, declutter, and generally tidy our home. It has been a fun journey that really started when Stacy began reading about  The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. We have had lots of fun purging, sorting and generally finding out what we own that we truly love. The problem is, I don't like to get rid of stuff. And you know what, I bet you (or someone you know well) doesn't like to get rid of stuff either. How do you … [Read more...]



4 Week No-Spending Challenge

4 Week No-Spending Challenge

Post by Contributing  Author, Sonja Sarr of Practical Stewardship. A year ago I laid out and executed my first no-spending challenge. Go here to see the first no-spending challenge results. I liked it so much I thought I'd do it again around the start of the year since the new year is a fabulous time reevaluate spending habits and get a good look at the budget (really any day is a great day to do this don't you think?:). Well, since the Sarr household is cruising into the lean months, we … [Read more...]



Time is Money: Why I Don’t Use Coupons…anymore

Time is Money: Why I Don’t Use Coupons…anymore

I used to be the coupon queen! I held almost weekly workshops (now available free online), driving all over the area and sometimes farther to teach. In fact, that's how this website was started...because people wanted somewhere to go after they left my workshops. But...and here's a big but (I like big buts and I cannot lie) - I had one child. A small child. And we stayed home all the time. Soooooooo, let's just say I had a lot more free time than I have now. My life got busy. I decided to … [Read more...]