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Mindful Spending

The Frugal/DIY Gift Guide

The Frugal/DIY Gift Guide

Ahhh, gifting. I enjoy giving a gift that I know will be appreciated and used. That is why I refused to buy my nieces any clothing as a gift for the first few years of their life – they received SO MANY new outfits, as […]

Christmas 2017 Budget – Forecast

Christmas 2017 Budget – Forecast

I have never really sat down and make an Official Christmas Budget. Since we do not tend to go overboard with gifts (at least, not what *I* consider overboard) I am not too concerned with the slightly higher costs of the season. We may end […]

How to Earn Up to 10% Cash Back Online Shopping with Ebates

How to Earn Up to 10% Cash Back Online Shopping with Ebates

This post contains affiliate links. I have been making a conscious effort to be a more mindful consumer. In my effort to declutter and minimize our Stuff, I am realizing that it is only half the battle; I need to really watch what I am […]