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File Organization 101

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In honor of Tax Day, I’m going to delve into the most exciting thing ever… filing! I don’t know if you caught that, but that was supposed to come across as sarcastic. Though, I do actually think it’s kind of fun. I’m weird like that. My first “job” when I was about 14 was filing at my grandpa’s office. I say “job” because I’m pretty sure it only lasted a month or so and then I was off to summer…

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Finances Q + A


Planning & Budgeting DIY Projects / 7th House on the Left

Q: I’d love to see a glimpse of how you two plan and budget for projects. We both work full-time jobs and have a house that needs a lot of TLC. With our busy schedules, there doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day or days in the weekend. That being the case, I’d love to see how you guys do it. -Lisa A: One of the projects we have coming up in the near future is a guest…

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Finances Organizing


Finance Binder  /  7th House on the Left

Over the past year, we’ve had a few requests for a peak into how we organize our finances. When we first got married, I was the one who kept track of the bills and made sure everything was paid on time. After a few months, the fact that I’m not much of a numbers gal started to catch up with me – and our checkbook. Things were fine, but not as smooth as we knew they could be. So, to…

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Finances Tips + Tricks


6 Tips for Saving Money + Wasting Less

Since getting our kitchen in “working order”, one thing Ash and I’ve really enjoyed doing is cooking together. The kitchen in our old apartment was pretty small, and the layout wasn’t conducive for more than one person cooking at a time. Despite having aΒ new-foundΒ love for spending more time together in the kitchen, we find ourselves making too much or too little way too often. Honestly, sometimes it feels like cooking for 4 or more people is a little easier than…

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Cleaning Finances Tips + Tricks


real simple flour sacks

Whoever invented paper towels should have a monument built in their honor. I love paper towels. To the point where if you asked me three things I would want with me on a deserted island, a roll of paper towels would be one of the three. Once in a while, we buy a bulk pack from Sam’s, but in most cases we pick up a triple-pack from the grocery store or even Walgreen’s. So, Β yeah, around here, we go through…

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