No Spend January Recap

No Spend January Recap

Hooray!!! We all survived the longest month of the year and are here to talk about it. I personally always love the vibe in January. Everyone seems fresh and ready to tackle the new year. Often people share their hopes and goals and overall willingness to try something new. This is exactly why I decided that January would be a great month for my family of 4 to try a No Spend month. Now if you are thinking “Hold on a second…this is a home DIY blog not a personal finance blog”, you are right! However, I think at the heart of DIY is the willingness to learn/try/sometimes fail to build things on your own in an effort to make your renovation dreams a reality. Most of us can’t drop $100,000 on a whole house renovation let alone $10,000, therefore we have to be resourceful. A great example of money saving hacks for home renovations can be found in Ashley’s kitchen DIY post here.

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Rocky’s Year in Review and 2020 Plans

Rocky’s Year in Review and 2020 Plans

Hello everyone! It’s hard to believe we are in the year 2020….I distinctly remember when we hit 2000 and I was a high school junior with all sorts of hopes and dreams ahead of me. I was convinced that I wanted to find a job where I traveled for work, design and engineer amazing structures like Santiago Calatrava and drive a really cool car.

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ORC Reveal – Dining Room Part Deux

ORC Reveal – Dining Room Part Deux

Welcome to everyone’s favorite kind of post – One Room Challenge Dining Room Reveal Time. I’ve been struggling a bit this round of the One Room Challenge rollercoaster. This is my third time and my first round since I have become a homeowner again.

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