Monday Musings: On 2015


If you’ve been a reader for a while you know that I occasionally share more personal updates on the website in addition to my regular content. My aim for this year is to create a little more personal space on the blog since my content tends to be more informational and I know readers enjoy […]

Monday Menu Plan: Week One January 12th

January Week One

It’s Monday which means it’s time for our Monday menu plan. This menu is our menu for the week and hopefully will help you find some inspiration to create your own menu this week. As I shared last week we have an easy system we set up to create a year long meal plan. Simple doesn’t always […]

5 Easy Steps to Make a Year Long Menu Plan

create a year long menu plan in 5 easy steps

Even though we’re already a few days into the new year it’s not too late to create your own year long menu plan, and really you can start this at anytime that makes sense for your family. 1. Identify the family favorite recipes and menus you use often. Make a list of meals that you […]

2015 Menu Plan: Save $1,000s with Menu Planning

2015 Menu Plan

What if I told you I have a simple way you can save thousands of dollars every year? What if I told you it only took a few hours of planning? Menu plans save you big money. Cooking and eating at home can save you thousands of dollars every year. THOUSANDS. With my menu plan for […]

Best of Centsible Life in 2014


To finish out 2014 I’m sharing the most popular and my favorite content from this year. You’ll find all kinds of fun craft ideas, frugal and money-saving posts, and a few personal posts as well. January 2014 We celebrated Aidan’s 8th birthday, Emma’s 12th birthday, and 5 years of Centsible Life! I launched a recipe […]

Win free coffee for a year with McCafé Mug Pix {sponsored}

But first, coffee.

Coffee. A cup of joe. Mud. Brew. Java. Ink. Whatever you call it it’s a beverage many of us use to start our morning. Before my morning cup of coffee I’m entirely useless. I don’t wake up until I have a great cup of coffee-preferably without being disturbed. We have a collection of mugs at […]

What to Wear with a Wood Watch & a Jord Watch Giveaway

Jord Watch

Hope you all had a great holiday! I’m still ‘off’ and spending time with the family, but wanted to share the last Fashion Friday post of the year with you. this week I’m sharing two looks based around these amazing wood watches by Jord. They contacted me and asked if I would like to try […]

Happy Holidays!

happy holidays

Wishing you and yours an amazing holiday season! Thank you for reading, and thank you for your support! I’m heading offline for a holiday break. I’m off today, and I’ll be back December 29th. There will still be a few posts going up on the blog, but make no mistake I’m on vacation. That’s the beauty of […]

Last Minute Gift Ideas from #YahooDIY & DIY Nutella Recipe {sponsored}

DIY Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

There’s always a need for a last-minute gift at the holidays. You might find yourself needing a last-minute gift when you receive an unexpected invite, see someone you forgot to add to your list, or a friend or neighbor unexpectedly gifts you something. Even after the actual holidays are through you aren’t immune to the unexpected […]

Track Santa on Christmas Eve and Give Back

In just a few short days Santa Claus will be coming to town. My kids get up early to see what goodies the jolly old man left behind on Christmas morning, and I know they aren’t alone. To get them to bed early on Christmas Eve we often rely on a little help from NORAD. […]