4 Steps to a Simplified Wardrobe – And a closet full of clothes you love!

How many clothes do you have in your closet? The average American woman has 103 items of clothing in her wardrobe. Yet most say they only like about 10% of the contents. (These numbers are based on a study of 1000 women done by the Closetmaid Company).   Another survey done by ING Direct and Capital One Banks found that the average woman with a life expectancy of 80 years will spend about $125,000 on…

5 Steps to Becoming an Exercise Enthusiast

True confession time…I’ll admit it…I’m not a big fan of exercise. I’d much rather curl up with a good book than do bicep curls. But turning those pages doesn’t quite count as exercise (which is really a shame because I’d be an Olympic athlete right now if it did!). I have always been a bit envious of people like my friend…

Cleaning Basics – A Simple 2 Part Cleaning Routine

If you love to clean then this post probably isn’t for you, unless you enjoy a good laugh at those of us who hate to clean. Cleaning actually makes me crabby. At about minute 12 of dusting I start to get irritated and think, “This is never going to be really clean and in a couple of days it will just be dusty again…grrrr.” I read the magazine articles…

4 Easy One-Pot Dinners to Try this Month!

When it comes to dinner time who isn’t all about healthy eating, saving money and making as little work as possible for yourself. As you probably know from experience, it’s really tough to get healthy, cheap and easy all at once. Easy “fast” food isn’t always healthy and if you want to save money a lot of times that means adding in your own time and effort…

3 Steps to Conquering the “What’s for dinner?” Blues

It’s one of the most dreaded questions at our house and it used to happen every night. You’ve probably dreaded it, too…What’s for dinner? I’ve found an easy way to always have an answer. It’s the 3 step “What’s for Dinner?” Solution.  This little process saves me money, time, wasted produce and bad fast food decisions that kill my…