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Minimalism – How Owning Less Stuff Will Save You Money

In 2008, I first heard of this crazy concept called “Minimalism“. It was where people were purposely removing unneeded stuff from their lives, because they didn’t want their possessions weighing them down. “Who were these strange people?” From reading Unclutterer.com I’d

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How to Get Rid of Junk Mail (For Good)

A few weeks ago I came home to spot a large full plastic bag sitting on the front steps of our house. I thought it may have been a package my wife ordered or some nice baked goods from the

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Are You a Digital Hoarder?

I’m sure many of you have seen the show, Hoarders about people who are basically pack-rats and can barely move around in their own homes. Many of the episodes are pretty tough to watch as the hoarder hasn’t cleaned in

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Why I Use a Check Register

Shortly after my wife and I were married, I decided it was a good idea to lay off my anal-retentive checkbook balancing that had gone on for many years as I dug myself out of debt. In fact (and I’m

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A few thrifty do-it-yourself tips

Last week, while waiting for my car to get fixed, I was thumbing through the lastest edition of The Family Handman magazine. There were a few thrifty tips I came across I felt were noteworthy enough to share. I hope they help!

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How to Declutter Your Home

My family and I are always looking for ways to declutter our homes and living a simpler lifestyle. With that comes the removal of stuff and organization of the possessions we want to keep. For my kids, I think it’s

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