As an expat, I’m used to having friends and family come to visit and stay for a couple of days. We live in a really small apartment so there is no space for a guest room, but there are simple ways to make your overnight guests feel comfortable even if you are living in a small […]
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Remodeling your kitchen is an exciting time. From choosing new appliances to putting the final touches on your new cabinets, the result is often the room you’ve dreamed of since you first moved into your home. However, before you dive headfirst into your remodeling project, it is important to consider several aspects of the project. Doing so ensures your remodel goes as smoothly as possible.
Holidays tend to be stressful, especially for people who like to leave everything to the last-minute (like me). Between gift shopping, cleaning, decorating, school recitals and the unannounced guest the holiday time might resemble a big chaos. But with a little bit of planning and involving all the family to the action, you’ll have a holiday […]
The holiday season is still a couple of months from now but, considering the average person spent 805$ during the 2015 holiday season, it’s never too early in the year to start saving on your Christmas shopping. In fact, the earlier you plan ahead and prepare yourself for the holiday expenses, the less likely you are to burn a hole in your pocket when the time comes.
Here are some of the more useful tips we’ve gathered over the ages for saving money during the holiday season.
Frequent readers know: I’m frugal. Frugal enough to be a consistent contributor to the site All the Frugal Ladies. When it comes to saving money, it’s a chosen lifestyle for me and I’m constantly challenging myself to come up with new ways and ideas to spend less. So when I see beautiful furniture thrown-out on the […]
Moving abroad is a stressful, tense and jam-packed experience that takes a lot of energy and time. Beyond the frustration of packing and preparing your material goods for the move, there are many issues to consider, some of which need to be prepared before that exciting flight to your new home. From visa paperwork […]