Off Grid Conversions

Deciding how basic you would like to go off-grid is a very personal decision and different for everyone. I have some neighbors that have a gas generator and use propane (cooking and heating) while others operate 100% off their solar generators and wood stoves. The answer for what "works" for you will vary, based on … Continue reading Off Grid Conversions

Virtually Paint Your Room/House

Originally posted December 8, 2015 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 … Continue reading Virtually Paint Your Room/House

Fabric Filter Mask (with nose piece and T-shirt ties)

If I can do this, YOU CAN TOO! I am a big believer in DIY and use what you already have before buying more. I wanted to create a face mask with resources that I already have, instead of going out to buy more. As well as, creating a nose sleeve/piece where a paper clip … Continue reading Fabric Filter Mask (with nose piece and T-shirt ties)

Seize the Day! Daily Planner PDF

Seize the Day Daily Planner So during this isolation, it has been VERY easy for hours to pass by with not getting anything that was truly productive done. Sooooo, with that being said, I put together a Seize the Day! Daily Planner to help me by more focused and to also hold myself accountable to … Continue reading Seize the Day! Daily Planner PDF

Exercise in Isolation

So with most businesses shut down and some are experiencing cabin fever in their own homes, exercise and sunshine is important. I know all may not be in a situation to go out and get some fresh air so I put together a list of exercises that have been keeping me sane and safe inside: … Continue reading Exercise in Isolation

Off-Grid Sink

For our little dry cabin, I REALLY wanted a sink and a medicine where I could brush my teeth, take out my contacts, and even do my hair. My neighbors/friends use a 12v water pump connected to their battery in order to have a full functioning faucet. Basically the faucet draws water from a fresh … Continue reading Off-Grid Sink

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 … Continue reading Birthday FREEbies

Faux Duvet Cover = when you can’t afford to buy one or sew one

So my last duvet cover bit the dust and I wasn't about to pay an awful lot of of money for a brand new one. I normally get my duvet sets at IKEA but IKEA is about one and a half to two hours away from Reno and I didn't have the time to make … Continue reading Faux Duvet Cover = when you can’t afford to buy one or sew one

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 … Continue reading 5 ways to cut down on your cleaning

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