I love yoga. I'm not very good at it, and I'm not a professional in any way, but it's one of my favorite things to do. Unfortunately, I'm also on a pretty tight budget, so classes aren't an option for me right now. Also because of that budget, I don't have oodles of...read more
After my rant about the used market here in CO Springs, you would think thrift store finds never happen for me. That's actually not the case! Check out the first post of things I found here. While I may be having trouble finding actual furniture at thrift stores or on...read more
Cleaning products are my least favorite things to shop for. All the scary chemicals I can't pronounce, the harsh smells that give me a headache, the absurd prices. I'd had quite enough of all this, so I Googled DIY cleaning products and haven't looked back. DIY...read more
Houseplants. That word reminds me of house slippers or house dress. Like houseplants are the accessories you don't take out in public because they are comfortable but a bit embarrassing; easy going and low maintenance and you don't want anyone to see them. I think we...read more
This post contains affiliate links, please see the full disclosure here. This is not a sponsored post. We purchased the products at full price after researching the options and deciding which one met our requirements. All opinions are mine. SJ is picky about his...read more
This post is the second in a series about used furniture and how I’m planning to furnish our new home. You can read the first post here. The project is not going as well as I'd hoped. First, the good: I found this adorable nightstand at one of our local Goodwill...read more
Hi Guys! This is the first in a series about things I find at my local thrift store. (A separate series about used furniture starts here). I know there are lots of these "haul" blog posts out there, but I find that my experience with thrift store finds is much...read more
When you are moving or remodeling a home, staying in a hotel for an extended stay is sometimes the only option. Recently, SJ and I stayed at a Marriot in Colorado Springs for 41 nights (I was counting) while we waited for our old house to complete it's sale and for...read more
Selling your house is a huge undertaking. There are so many details to consider. Despite what SJ says, they don't actually just take care of themselves. Below is a basic outline of the process. I'm working on a more detailed guide to selling that will be available as...read more
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