For about 2 months we had been trying to find time to paint the room we were going to turn into our daughters’ bedroom. Our 2 girls share a room, and we wanted to move them to our smaller bedroom since they don’t spend a lot of time playing in their bedroom. I finally got […]
Samantha “Sam” Duckworth is a 20-something college graduate with an emerging interest in all things financial. By day, Sam works in technology plugging away at databases and report building. In her spare time, her interest in the world of finance has culminated in her blog, Ducks and Dollars which was started in November, […]
photo credit: bloomsberries It’s a New Year, and at this time of year many people are thinking about ways to save more money this year. You may be tempted to slash your grocery budget by only cooking at home, or cut back on monthly expenses like car insurance. If you haven’t tackled your biggest expenses […]
An update on our bedroom to office renovation.
Being green isn’t always easy, but it has benefits. It’s good for you, good for the Earth, and good for your wallet. But there is one way that is often overlooked that can save you big bucks!
I’ve been purchasing extras of our staples on sale, as well as buying in bulk. I occasionally purchase things from a local buying club, Frontier, or by the case at our local whole foods store (they offer a 10% discount on cases). I also try to stock up when I am near a Trader Joe’s […]
One of my pet peeves is the mess of stuff that ends up by the front door. Bookbags, purses, lunch boxes, shoes, endless dirty socks, and lots of coats! All the kids, and my husband and I, are old enough to put our things away, yet every day there ends up being a pile by […]