Frugality, Simple Living

Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

Have you ever watched Fixer Upper on HGTV, or more accurately, got sucked into watching 3 or more episodes in a row? Joanna Gaines' rustic & natural, but elegant style always turns a ho hum home into a restful oasis. The fabulously frugal thing about this style is that it frequently repurposes antiques, reclaimed wood… Continue reading Inexpensive, Natural Home Decor

Fashion, Frugality

5 Frugal DIY Wedding Ideas

  The idea of planning a wedding was overwhelming to say the least. I wanted it to be beautiful, but I knew that everything can get ridiculously expensive. According to, the average cost of a wedding was $29,858 in 2013. $29,858! That's a (really nice) car! (I told my now-husband this stat while I was wedding… Continue reading 5 Frugal DIY Wedding Ideas