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On IGTV! Whole30 Crockpot Chicken

Okay, so I’ve been stalling on IGTV. It’s new and cool, but I’m officially on there with this easy peasy recipe. I even give you tips on how to debone chicken, and I show you how I save my bones for bone broth too! Click […]

Surprising Things I’ve Seen at Aldi

Surprising Things I’ve Seen at Aldi

I started becoming an avid Aldi shopper in 2013. I was 19 years old and on my first college co-op (like an internship in engineering but can also count towards college credit. Mine was 8 months). I’d heard of Aldi from a friend and the […]

My Week Is an Example of Why Renting is NOT “Just Throwing Money Away.”

One of the things that annoyed me was that earlier on in our marriage, several well meaning people asked us when we were going to buy a house. They either had no clue of our six-figures-in-student-loans, or they were being nice, or whatever. Anyways, the […]

Budget Bathroom Makeover: BEFORE & Why

Budget Bathroom Makeover: BEFORE & Why

It finally happened. I cracked. I feel the need to do a DIY on our house. My husband and I moved into this house in October, and we love almost everything about it. There is just one room that really bugs us both: our master […]

Strawberry Mint Kombucha

Strawberry Mint Kombucha

I’ve brewed kombucha for over a year now technically, but have only been drinking the brews on and off for a few months (because of being pregnant. I opted not to drink home brewed kombucha. discuss with your OBGYN, as I’m not a doctor). I […]

Eating Whole30 at a BBQ

Eating Whole30 at a BBQ

Okay, so it’s Memorial Day Weekend. First and foremost, I’d like to extend my heartfelt appreciation towards all of our military personnel. I have deep gratitude and respect for those who lost their lives for our country. But another tradition that seems to come along […]

Starbucks for Startups (The Starbucks Open Door Policy)

Starbucks for Startups (The Starbucks Open Door Policy)

With the new huge announcement of Starbucks that people can sit inside cafes without purchasing anything, one thought came to mind: startups! What more could you ask for when starting a company? There’s an open seating area, tables, free internet, and free electricity to charge your laptop. […]

A Week of Meal Ideas (and some CRAZY cheap chicken!)

A Week of Meal Ideas (and some CRAZY cheap chicken!)

It’s taken me forever to get this written down, but here are our meals for the week! Groceries ended up being really low cost this week because…. I got the chicken for $1 off the family pack that was already only $ 0.79 per lb. […]

Mother’s Day Foodie Gift Guide (Budget Friendly!)

Mother’s Day Foodie Gift Guide (Budget Friendly!)

Do you know a mom that loves food and all things kitchen related, but don’t know what to get her? This kind of mom may or may not be addicted to Food Network and Pinterest. She might even put pictures of her food on Instagram. […]

Food Freedom Meal Plan Budget Friendly

Food Freedom Meal Plan Budget Friendly

This week contains a lot of “food freedom,” If you dont know that is a Whole30 term from the life-after-Whole30 book called Food Freedom Forever. Which I highly recommend by the way! Anyways, I’m excited about this week’s meals. I’ve been not posting meal plans […]