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Monthly Goals - October Goals 7 comments
Holy cow, it’s already October??  Why does the summer go by so fast?  For me, the winter really drags, and I’m not overly thrilled that we’re already headed there so soon.  Of course, where I live, the winter/cold weather lasts for a good 5 months, so that may be part of my issue. 🙂  One thing that I try to do each month, but especially in the colder months, is to set goals…something to keep me going when life feels […]

October Goals at Better on a Budget


Here are the secret words of the day!  Be sure to enter the correct word for the correct day.  Good luck; I hope you win! 😀   Sunday – elephant Monday – win Tuesday – puppy Wednesday – gratitude Thursday – frugal Friday – smile Saturday – happy

Giveaway Daily Secret Word!



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Hey friends! You know the holidays are fast approaching…man, the year just keeps speeding by.  I’m still not used to it being 2016, ha ha!  I know that this time of year, life can get expensive, and so I decided to co-host this new awesome giveaway for you.  What’re we playing for?  Get this:  a $ 300 Amazon gift card! Why Amazon?  Honestly, because it seems that just about everyone is using Amazon these days…plus, I recently invested in Amazon stock, […]

$ 300 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!


    Here’s a fun back to school giveaway for you!  Back to school??  Already?  I’m so completely NOT ready.  I love the summers with my kids at home, and I miss them dreadfully when they’re gone.  With my oldest going into 8th grade you think I’d be used to it by now…but I still struggle every fall missing my kiddos. 🙂   This post contains affiliate links and if clicked and a purchase made I may receive a small […]

Back to School Giveaway – Enter August 8!



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Well friends, it’s that time of year again; the birds are chirping, the sun is shining, and the smell of Clorox is in the air.   CLOROX, yuck!  Spring is the perfect time for a good deep cleaning session, but man, who wants to clean with chemicals?  Not me, that’s who.  Luckily, there are a ton of great ways to do some green Spring cleaning.   As you know, I’m a big fan of homemade cleaners.  Not only are they “green” […]

Room to Room Green Spring Cleaning Guide