Lifestyle

New Year’s Resolutions for Couples to Save Money

The New Year allows for a fresh start and when it comes to saving money that’s just what many of us need. The holidays are a time when many of us let loose and probably spend more than we’re meant to. That’s why New Year’s is a great time to make a resolution to start saving money. Whether you choose to do a no-spend month or commit to a savings plan, you can make fun New Year’s resolutions to help you save money.

Natural Disaster Preparedness with Clorox

Alright you guys, this California girl is moving to Texas! Which means I have to get use to hearing “ya’ll”, hiding from mosquitos, and learning all about living in a brand new state.

A huge difference I have been preparing for is weather. Here in California, we are always prepared with an emergency kit for Earthquakes. But now, we can be facing other natural disasters and learning all about how to prepare for hurricanes.  And with September being National Preparedness Month, we have partnered up with Clorox on an awesome campaign with the Red Cross getting American’s “Red Cross Ready” by preparing an emergency kit, making a plan, and being informed. 

Farming with Bolthouse Farms – From Fields to Families

There’s something great about learning something new every day…trying new experiences…and finding a new adventure in your everyday lives. That’s why B and I were so excited to partner with Bolthouse Farms and take a tour of how our carrots and carrot juice go from the carrot fields to our refrigerators! 

3 Ways to Embrace Minimalism as Newlyweds  

Your big day is not far off and you can’t wait for your new life to begin. It’s understandable that right now you’re focused on planning the perfect wedding, however this article is meant to provide helpful tips on how to live intentionally after you have said your I do’s. Going into your marriage with intention will give your relationship strength and you’ll create a home life you love!  While minimalism can mean many different things to different people, the concept remains the same: to live more simply, striping away what doesn’t make you happy and making room for the things you value. These tips are meant to inspire you but a minimalist life will look very different for each couple.

A Freshman’s College Crash Course

So, are you ready to dive into college? While many readers might be responding “yes!” the overwhelming truth is probably… “no.” Who ever is ready for something so new and different? This is the beginning of your adult independence. For most people, it’s the first time they live away from home, the first time they determine their own schedule, even the first time that they’ve cooked for themselves.

6 Summer Projects To Start This Month

There’s something about summer that just motivates you to work on things around the house. One day you look outside and decide that it is finally time to reseed the lawn, or get started on that garden you’ve been meaning to start for the last decade. Or maybe you have the itch to work but don’t really know where to start. Here are a few summer projects that you can start this month!

Refurnish Your Home on a Budget

Redecorating your home can feel like a massive undertaking, especially when you include furniture into that overhaul. Oftentimes, furniture is the single most expensive category of your home’s possessions, although few of us think about protecting it from thieves or accident. When it’s time to redo a room, furniture is the biggest expense that you can expect.

However, if you can take some smart measures, you’ll find yourself able to cut way back on the expenses of refurnishing your home. Read on to learn more!

The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Spring Cleaning

Let’s face it. Who wants to spend their time off spring cleaning? Wouldn’t it be better to spend that time binge watching another awesome series on Netflix? Yes, it would. Unfortunately, self-cleaning homes are still a thing of the future. Until we start to live like The Jetsons, we’ll still have to do the cleaning ourselves. Yes, it does indeed suck. Thankfully, there are ways to clean your home without missing too many hours of your free time. 

You Don’t Need a New Year for New Goals

January has come and gone. Many new year goals have petered out by February, which is often expected by most people as they set their new years goal at the end of December. Just because January has ended, doesn’t mean that you can’t continue working on yourself and continuing to improve yourself and your life.

How to Organize Your Home’s Trash Solutions

Families and homes have a tendency to build up trash. That’s simply the nature of a bunch of people living in a place together. Things build up and people move through lots of products and materials. By nature, we tend to be a pretty wasteful species. However, you can simultaneously make your home a neater and reduce the amount of waste that you and your family produce by getting organized and working together. Here are some different ways that you can organize the trash your home produces to be more efficient and less of the filthy animals you know you are!