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Hurricane preparation checklist

Here’s a 10-minute video on how we’re prepping for the hurricane. Plus, I’m sharing why we are more prepared than we have been in the past! It is projected to hit right in our area. If you’re in the storm’s path, I’..

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DIY detergent, foam soap, sanitizer & bug spray!

I’ve got five DIY household product recipes that will save money and use more natural ingredients! My favorite product on the list is probably the laundry detergent, which for an investment of about $15 yields hundreds of loads at only pennies a pi..

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Whole house paint color palette

I have added some fun new paint additions to the house lately. I thought I’d take you on a paint tour and show you how the colors work together. I try to limit the number of colors I use to add continuity to the house, but of course there are a..

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Frugal home tour

I did an impromptu home tour on YouTube, sharing all my frugal DIYs and paint jobs. (And how they’re holding up!) I’ll take you into each room and show you how I saved thousands and just how many things one girl can paint! Design doesn..

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Phone photo organization

Do you have thousands of photos on your phone and computer like me? Let’s get them organized and clear up some memory space! I didn’t think much of this little habit of mine until it went viral on TikTok and Pinterest with over 13 million views. ..

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My passive income fails

Here are my incomes streams that have flipped and even more that have flopped! Earning a living from blogging and other “passive” incomes is a slow game. Some things work, others fall (very, very) flat. I’ve begun a few new attempts..

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$100 groceries for 10 days

To stay on budget this month I challenged myself to come up with 10 days of meals for our family with only $100 and the few things in our pantry and freezer. I hope this gives you ideas for cheap meals and how to stretch that grocery budget farther. ..

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All my living room “mistakes”

Some of my Instagram friends have been joking with me about how I keep painting and repainting things in this space and they’re right! “Didn’t you just stencil that?” they said. Yes, I did. I have painted every surface in this..

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6 beauty tips to start before 40

First of all thank you to Leven Rose for sponsoring this post! I turn 43 this month and there are some natural practices I wish I would have started younger. We’re talking about things to prevent facial and chest wrinkles, crepey hands, jowels ..

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10 ideas to refresh your patio

This lanai is finally done! I painted the doors Magnolia green, painted the checkerboard pattern on the pool deck and now I’ve added some vintage lounge chairs. Today I’m sharing all my ideas to refresh your own outdoor space for spring a..

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