Tagged with Shopping

Food for a Whole Month!

So yesterday I started on a new adventure… grocery shopping for a whole month at a time!  I was inspired by this pin I saw on Pinterest, which led me to this blog where I discovered that maybe this was something do-able for me. I had heard of women shopping for a month all at once, … Continue reading

Master Bedroom: Before and After

It’s amazing how much color affects your mood!  I went with the same wall color that we put in our son’s room, a light blue, and I absolutely love it!  It’s so calming and refreshing.  And I love how it brightens up the chocolate browns we had in both our furniture and bedding. Here are … Continue reading

Kids Room: Before and After

Here’s another peek into our home and some of the changes we have made in order to make it feel our own. There are three bedrooms: one we are using as a guest room (which I wrote about in a previous post), one is the master bedroom, and one is our two-year-old son’s room.  Here … Continue reading

Guest Room: Before and After

Today is our son’s 2nd birthday!  I can’t believe how quickly time has flown!  We are celebrating with a big family party on Saturday and my parents are driving in from Missouri to stay with us for the weekend.  That was motivation for us to prioritize getting our guest room finished next. Here is what … Continue reading

Our New Love Seat

You may remember from my previous post about our Living Room, that we were on the look-out for a piece of furniture that would give us more sitting room, but not crowd the room.  Because we already had two pieces of chocolate brown leather furniture, I wanted to find something a little lighter and in … Continue reading

Play the Drug Store Game

So here is the long awaited post #4 in  my mini-series on Couponing: Play the Drug Store Game At first I was not convinced that it would be worth it for me to go to an additional store (besides the grocery store or Target) each week and I thought that drug stores were notorious for … Continue reading

Deciding Where to Shop

Getting Started with Coupons Part 3… Click here for Part 1 and Part 2. PART 3: Deciding Where to Shop First, it is a good idea to know your local stores’ coupon policies.  If you have a store nearby that will double or triple coupons, that will likely be the best place to shop.  (Click here to … Continue reading

Organizing Coupons

So this is my second post in a little series on getting started with coupons.  If you missed my first post on Coupon Sources, you should start reading there. PART 2: Organizing Coupons There are MANY methods for organizing coupons.  How you choose to organize depends a lot upon how much time you want to … Continue reading

Save 50% on groceries!

For over 10 years now my job has required that I fundraise for my entire salary.  That has meant that I’ve had to learn to trust God to provide for all of my needs… and He has in some amazing ways!  But it has also meant that I’ve had to learn to live on a … Continue reading

Save time at the grocery store

One thing that I’ve learned as a mom is that every minute is precious!  I want to maximize my time with my family, so that means I’m always looking for ways to decrease the amount of time I have to spend on daily tasks.  One of the ways I’ve learned to do that is by … Continue reading