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Adulting

The Toolkit Essentials You Shouldn’t Be Living Without

Thanks for sharing! 8 If you’re going to live on your own, there are a few basic things you will need. Food, soap, your own bath towel…and tools. If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my stories about my plumbing troubles the past two weekends. It all started two Fridays ago, when I was in the living room, buried under sleeping babies and just starting to think about getting them put to bed – when I heard a crash in the kitchen. Worried someone had broken into  ...

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frugal holiday

The Frugal Black Friday Shopping Tips You Probably Forgot About

Thanks for sharing! 8 I can’t believe it’s almost Thanksgiving! If you’ve been here for awhile, you might remember that last Thanksgiving/Black Friday was when I accidentally made over $500 from affiliate marketing and decided to finally get serious about making this blog something special. I could (and want to) wax nostalgic over the evolution of CHL this year, but now is not the time. Because now it is time to talk about how to save money on Black Friday. My mom was  ...

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Adulting

Why I Instituted a Halftime Report for Setting and Achieving Goals

Thanks for sharing! 8 At the very beginning of 2018, my husband and I were discussing goals and why people view the New Year as a “reset” for the year, and Peter said something very interesting: Unless you were born on January 1, the new year is not actually an entirely new year for you – your year resets on your birthday. Evidently, he has been setting goals for himself every year in July. He then said something even more fascinating – at the 6 month mark, he pauses  ...

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Holistic Health

Why I Left my MLM for Plant Therapy Essential Oils

Thanks for sharing! 8 Brutally honest confession time: I used to be *that* crazy essential oils lady. You know the one. The one who not only hasn’t talked to you since high school, but suddenly contacts you, thoroughly convinced that every problem in the history of the world is due to someone running out of their frankincense essential oil. Foot odor? I’ve got an oil for that. Dandruff? There’s an oil for that too. Did you eat too many donuts? There’s a fat-busting  ...

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