All posts by: Diane

  • Tips for a clean fresh bedroom. | Healthy Living | Home Tips

9 Simple Tips for a Clean, Fresh Bedroom

You’ve done the work. Spent hours on Pinterest and perusing glossy magazines and you have a gorgeous clean, fresh bedroom, worthy of a spread in Home Beautiful. Now the hard work really begins… Keeping it a clean, fresh bedroom that’s...
  • Freezer Tips | Use these simple freezer tips and you'll not only waste less food, you'll use your freezer more efficiently and, save time and money.

Freezer Tips that Save You Time and Money

For many of us, the freezer is just a detour for food destined for the bin. I know I’ve been guilty of hoarding a freezer full of random bags and containers, labels lost a millennia ago, filled with what can...
  • Smaller home living can save you a fortune.

6 Smart and Simple Reasons You’ll Love Living in a Smaller Home

A smaller home. Have you ever considered downsizing? While it’s nice to have a home with plenty of elbow room, especially if you have a young or large family, there are a lot of benefits to living in a smaller...
  • Getting healthy: is it on your to do list this year? Or even just getting healthier? Instead of focusing on the outcome, try focusing on the process. Try...

Resolutions You Can Keep: Getting Healthy

Getting healthy: is it on your to do list this year? Or even just getting healthier? ‘Lose weight’ usually tops the list of new year’s resolutions and it’s probably the first failure you’ll rack up for the year, too. Instead...
  • 2016 yearly blog wrap up including traffic and income and a lot more.

Yearly Wrap Up – 2016

2016… Good bye and good riddance! To say that 2016 was not my best year ever would be a bit of an understatement. It seemed to be a year of challenges piled on top of calamities. I wont go into...
  • Money saving life hacks help you spend less on stuff that doesn't matter so you can spend more on the stuff that does. Life is too short to sacrifice the fun stuff.

13 Smart (and Simple) Money Saving Life Hacks

These money saving life hacks will help you spend less on stuff that doesn’t really matter so you can save or spend more on the stuff that does matter. When money is tight you have two choices spend less or...
  • How do you want your life to change? Use these 5 steps to clarify what you want and how to go about getting it.

How Do You Want Your Life to Change in 2017?

This post “How Do You Want Your Life to Change in 2017” contains affiliate links Every year, around this time, I start thinking about how I want my life to look next holiday season. This has been a particularly challenging...
  • Financial resolutions worth keeping! Stick to these seven personal finance basics and you're well on your way to an awesome new year.

7 Financial Resolutions Worth Making for the New Year

Stick to these financial resolutions and the new year is guaranteed to be awesome! *** This post contains affiliate links. *** Generally, I do my best to avoid making new year’s resolutions. It’s too easy to turn the prospect of...

9 Simple Gift Ideas Minimalists Will Love

Running out of gift ideas for that minimalist loved one who is, therefore, impossible to buy for? Let’s face it, we all have at least one of those people in our social sphere. Sometimes, they’re naturally frugal so their standard response to...
  • Five TED talks that will help improve your productivity in surprising ways.

5 TED Talks That Will Inspire Your Productivity

TED talks. I’m a huge fan. No doubt, you’ve already noticed that. It seems there’s a TED talk to cover every topic you can imagine – a few you probably can’t. The one’s I like most are the talks that...