Introducing…..LWSL Everyday

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Happy August everyone!  Today I am so excited to finally share the BIG project that my team and I have been working on for months.....a members-only site & community forum for Living Well Spending Less readers called LWSL Everyday! I originally started LivingWellSpendingLess.com in 2010 as a way to hold myself accountable.  I was struggling [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 71}

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 Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a wonderful week--can you believe it is already the last day of JULY?  Seriously, where did the summer go?!!  I had an amazing time at the SheSpeaks conference last weekend, and loved catching up many of you.  I am now getting ready to head back to North [...]

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Freezer Breakfast Cupcakes

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 School will be starting again soon, and I don't know about you but I'm already starting to dread our hectic mornings.  My kids are not early risers, so getting them out the door and off to school with a hearty, protein-filled breakfast in their bellies can be a challenge. Luckily these yummy freezer breakfast cupcakes [...]

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Pick Your Prize Giveaway!

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 Are you ready for another AMAZING giveaway?  This week I am partnering with 11 more fabulous bloggers to shower THREE lucky winners with a prize of your choice! Each winner will be able to choose between the following three AMAZING prizes: Canon Camera IPad Mini Kitchen Aid Mixer Enter away my friends. It's going to be [...]

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Fun and Easy DIY Popsicles

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This is Week 9 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming KC from The Real Thing With the Coake Family ,who is sharing a super easy recipe for homemade popsicles. For more summer fun, check out the overview page. I love coming up with fun and simple [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous weekend!  I am currently on my way home from North Carolina where I was attending the She Speaks conference.  It has been an amazing couple of days, connecting with friends both old and new.  I didn't get nearly enough sleep but it was totally worth [...]

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Leap of Faith

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Today I am in North Carolina at the She Speaks Conference, where I am speaking about using Pinterest to build a platform.  To be perfectly honest, it is sort of a full-circle moment for me, and although I had originally planned to write something completely different today, I couldn’t help but take a few minutes to reflect [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 70}

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Happy Thursday!  If you follow me on Instagram you have probably already seen that this week I am in Charlotte, NC for the SheSpeaks conference, where I am giving a couple of talks about one of my very favorite subjects--Pinterest!  It should be a great weekend, and I can't wait to tell you all about [...]

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$500 Back to School Giveaway!

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Guess What?! WE'RE CELEBRATING BACK TO SCHOOL WITH A HUGE GIVEAWAY! Summer is just flying by and those kiddos will be heading back to school before you know it. We all know that back to school shopping can be stressful and expensive, especially if you have more than one child, which is exactly why we have [...]

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Hawaiian Chicken

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Aloha!  This delicious Hawaiian chicken literally comes together in just minutes with just a few easy ingredients.  Better yet, it is freezer AND grill friendly.  What more do you need for a perfectly effortless summertime meal? To make it as part of a freezer cooking day, just split the marinade & chicken into multiple bags, then throw it [...]

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DIY Cool-Off Kindness Fans

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This is Week 8 of our 12-week Summer Fun with Kids series here at LWSL!  Today we are welcoming Courtney from Lil Light O' Mine ,who is sharing an super cute fans for  your community . For more summer fun, check out the overview page. *   *   *  Happy Summer LWSL! I’m Courtney and [...]

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Weekend Wandering

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Happy Sunday!  I hope you are all having a fabulous and relaxing weekend!   Does anyone else have a hard time saying no? I knew yesterday, when I was asked to help paint at our church, that I really just needed a quiet day at home, but I always hate the thought of letting people down. [...]

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 This is a guest post from Kalyn Brooke of Creative Savings “No money down!” “Zero credit needed!” “We’ll even throw in a free laptop….and a cruise!” As the slick car salesman shouts all sorts of promises on your big screen TV, you’re either annoyed, or intrigued. Maybe you really can afford a new car after all! [...]

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Thrifty Thursday {Week 69}

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Happy Thursday!  I hope you are all having a fantastic week!  Those of you who follow me on Instagram may have seen that yesterday I spent all day filming for some upcoming projects I am working on.  One project in particular is one I think many of you will be very interested in, and I can't [...]

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Easy Freezer Pulled Pork

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Pulled pork is one of those recipes that always intimidated me.  Until, that is, I actually tried it and discovered not just how ridiculously easy it is to make, but how inexpensive it is to make a delicious, hearty meal for a crowd that even the pickiest eaters in the bunch will RAVE about! The [...]

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