Birthday FREEbies

I have multiple emails for different reasons. For instance, an email for personal, for work/professional, and “sign up for our newsletter.” Don’t get me wrong, the last one gets a lot of emails; however, I enjoy getting a lot of freebies for my birthday from companies like: Qdoba – free burrito Sephora – free makeup…

Virtually Paint Your Room/House

So my husband and I wanted to paint our house completely different colors than the current blue and gray-blue. We wanted more neutral colors and I was really unsure if the colors that I was thinking in my mind would look good in real life. So I went to the Benjamin Moore website and found…

5 ways to cut down on your cleaning

I have struggled with this for a long time. I like my home to look nice and be organized but it’s inevitable that we all have to clean. And it’s good to take care of your space; not only in a hygienic way but also it’s good for the mind to not see all those…

90-Day Spending Fast Challenge: Frugal Bathing…??

So I know what you are thinking = Frugal Bathing?? For Real? Yes & No….. Yes – I thought I would post this as I know we are having massive drought and some counties in California are looking at losing their water in just 90 days. Also, I was shocked after learning of some family…

90-Day Spending Fast Challenge: Be Productive

So with this 90-Day Spending Fast Challenge, it’s not only about money, it’s also about how I spend my time. And one of things that when I lived in Vancouver that was so very important was everything having dual purpose. So in the morning I like to do my yoga, and I have laundry and dishes…

Simple organizational help – labeling cans

Don’t know why I didn’t think of this before?! I mainly have drawers in my kitchen instead of a pantry, so I’m mainly looking down and seeing the tops of my cans and then pulling each one up to see what the label is on the side. So one day, I thought about writing with…

Ingenious Quick Shave

So by the title of his post, you can guess that I’m not as hippie-dippie as you might think. Normally I take a bath when shaving to take my time and not worry about “getting in and out” without hurting myself. Practice has not made this girl perfect so I don’t know why I didn’t…

Bathroom Cleaning in Seconds!!

I use Dr. Bronner’s Castile Soap in peppermint to start and awaken my day. I love this soap….the smell is awesome and you can use the soap to clean dishes, clothes, etc. It’s very versitile and comes in a number of scents. On my weeekends they are so many things I try to do “get…

Homemade scratch paper

Being in chemistry and biology classes, I have a lot of practice tests, power point presentations for lectures notes, and lab reports that I print off in order to study. I know people would say, print double side or pull up the problem on your screen and write down the answer yet I like the…