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The Toolkit Essentials You Shouldn’t Be Living Without

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 the house, I paused  ...

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How To Do Laundry In Your Apartment – Even Without Hookups

This is the blog post I was hoping to find four years ago. This is the blog post where I share with you how to do your laundry in an apartment without hookups. Once upon a time, we lived in an apartment without laundry hookups and were determined to use cloth diapers.¬†Since we didn’t want to lug around a basket of stinky diapers around to the laundromat, or sit there with an infant for hours on end, we got creative. Options For Laundry In An Apartment Without Hookups There are  ...

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How To Pay Cash For A Car – What You Need To Know

  *This post is sponsored by Cars.com* Come December, we will have been married for 4 years. During that 4 years, we have sold 2 vehicles and purchased another 3. Needless to say, we’ve learned a lot about cars in the past 4 years. Since we are committed to remaining debt-free, we have learned how to save up to pay cash for a car – and we have done this three times now! The first vehicle we purchased together was purchased entirely because it ran and we could afford it. It  ...

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6 Ways To Cut Your Heating Bills This Winter

We are coming up on our third winter in this apartment. The first year, we kept the heater on as much as we wanted, despite the costs (which were almost double). But last¬†year we were barely scraping by financially after multiple job changes, so we avoided turning on the heat in the apartment for as long as we could. Basically, we didn’t turn the heater on until Tristan was born on December 19th. This year, while technically we can afford to run the heater as much as we want again, we  ...

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