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17 ways to save money on your electric bill this summer

When we first bought our house, one of the things that made me a bit squeamish was the potential for higher bills than we were used to with our rental. Added together with my never-ending hunt for being as eco friendly as possible, and I was instantly on a mission to figure out how to save money on utilities. I learned so many ways to save that I just had to share them with you all, in hopes that I can help you save money on your electric bill this summer. Our home is surrounded by trees  ...

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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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The Frugal Black Friday Shopping Tips You Probably Forgot About

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 never a big Black Friday  ...

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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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