Giveaway: $100 GC and Prize Pack from Sleepy’s – Create A Better Place to Sleep (US, Ends 10/5)

When was the last time you had a good night's sleep? Is your bedroom a quiet, relaxing retreat? Is your mattress older than, well, let's just say, is it too old? Sleep has a huge impact on your mental and physical health.  It's important for your success and happiness in life.  But most of us take for granted that it is what it is. This is one of the most important steps you can take to a good night's sleep: Get a Quality Mattress A … [Read more...]

Seasonal Decorating Made Easy with Renuzit Scents for Your Home – Giveaway! (Ends 9/28, US)

When I redecorated the living room in our home, we went from "sixties church lobby" to "cozy and chic".  Seriously, I know it was church-lobby, because when I sold our sofa in a garage sale, guess who bought it?  Yup, a church.  For their lobby.  Ew.  I'm embarrassed.  Okay, moving on... I scoured blogs before settling on a decorating plan.  Blogs are the best place to find ideas, of course!  Have you ever read Nesting Place?  I had met "the … [Read more...]

Curb Appeal – Why A Frugal Homeowner Uses TruGreen

We've been TruGreen customers for over ten years!  It's surprising to people who haven't seen my lawn because they know that I'm a frugal homeowner.  My husband and I built our house (literally, we did more than half of the labor and were our own general contractor) because we wanted to save money and have the house of our dreams.  So why would we pay for someone else to take care of our lawn? For some things, you hire experts.  It's … [Read more...]