Having separate bank accounts is pretty trendy at the moment, especially among millennials. Many of them seem to be ditching the traditional route of having joint checking accounts and opting instead to keep their finances separate. But is this really a good idea? While there are many arguments for it, my opinion is that couples are […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!
Sometimes it can be difficult to think of what gift to get someone, especially when you’re on a budget. Let me help you by sharing 15 items for the home that my husband and I love!
Christmas can often be a time of stress, overwhelm, worry and when we spend a lot more money than we ever planned. All of these characteristics is often due to last minute Christmas shopping and not even having a plan for Christmas shopping before it arrives. This has been my story for so many years. But I don’t believe it has to be this way!
I never used to meal plan, but since I started a couple of years ago, it has been a total game changer for me! Meal planning simply means planning out all of your meals in advance. It can be a week, two weeks, or even longer in advance. It can also mean prepping meals to freeze so you can cook them far down the line. Here is how meal planning helps me:
What kinds of traditions does your family have around the holidays? Sitting around the fire sipping hot chocolate? Participating in Secret Santa? Baking cookies together? In my family, one of my favorite Christmas traditions is that every adult gets every other adult a stocking stuffer . It doesn’t have to be anything expensive. It doesn’t even have to cost anything at all!