You’re Engaged, Now What? 4 Tasks to Get You Started.

For all you new brides out there you may have realized shortly after getting engaged that you are not a wedding planner! (It was a surprise to me too.) And…

DIY Rope Belt

I have a special event tonight and wanted a spring belt for my dress but couldn’t really find what I wanted, so I decided to make one!  I had seen…

Winter to Spring

I had a plan for Frugal Fashion Friday and then it snowed, like crazy!  Check out my instastory to see my yard this morning.  Today is a work inside day and to…

Window Seat Makeover

Our new home has some really cool features like this window seat under the skylight.  I can see the city from the window and I love sitting here in the…

A Stunning DIY White Pumpkin Centrepiece

When a friend asks you to be their witness at their elopement and have an amazing weekend adventure, you say HELL YES!  After the party and elopement there was a…

What Is Frugal?

Life has been busy lately and everything I am passionate about seems to have fell to the side.   It had me thinking a lot about what Frugal means to me,…

Simple Ways to Start Saving Money and Time with Meal Planning

Meal Planning, I think it’s time to start again.  We were on a roll last year with planning and ordering groceries online, then we were very busy with no time…

Wedding DIY’s Leading Up to the Big Day

When we got engaged in May I knew right away I wanted to have a DIY wedding.  It turns out that DIY weddings are not as cheap as one might…

DIY or BUY, What To Do When It Comes To Your Wedding?

When we first were engaged I had messages flooding in from everyone saying they couldn’t wait to see what I would DIY for the wedding. I was obviously excited to…

My Honest Struggle about the Reality of Our Wedding Budget

I’ve been dreaming about a $10,000 wedding, well my dreams were crushed when we actually laid out our wedding budget (including every little detail). I think it’s definitely possible to…


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Shop the Budget Bedroom Makeover

Did you like the post for the Bright and Airy Bedroom Makeover on a Budget a couple weeks ago? A lot of people were surprised we were able to completely…

An $8 Silk Thrifted Shirt Perfect for Spring

I find spring one of the hardest times to plan outfits.  It’s cold in the morning and warm in the evening, so layering is key, but I never really find…

Thrift Store Accessories for under $10

Today the Salvation Army Thrift Store is having a 40% off sale on all woman’s clothing, accessories and shoes. This is the perfect time to find accessories for summer. If…

Easy and Affordable DIY Wedding Table Numbers

When I first started planning our wedding décor I fell in love with an acrylic wedding sign, and I knew I had to create something similar.  I figured I would…

A Spring Outfit for Under $150

This outfit might be my new favorite for casual Friday.  The lightweight green sweater is made by J.Crew and I scored it for $4.50 at the Salvation Army Thrift Store…

Bright and Airy Bedroom Makeover on a Budget

My friend Stephanie recently moved into a new apartment, which is a lovely 14th floor apartment with a lot of light and a great view.  Her room didn’t really reflect…