The Concepts Behind Budgeting

I could not agree more with You Need a Budget (YNAB)’s 4 rules in their methodology: Give every dollar a job Save for a rainy day Roll with the punches Live on last month’s income Since I really can’t explain better than they can, I’m going to let them explain: The YNAB Methodology In Depth. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. Using them doesn't cost you anything extra, but it helps us keep Modern Home Economics up and running. Thank you for visiting!...

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Painting Walls
October 16, 2014

Painting Walls

One of the cheapest ways to update a room is to change the paint color. Before we get to the ‘how to’ part though, a couple of things to keep in mind: If you rent,...


Cooking From Scratch
October 14, 2014

Cooking From Scratch

Let’s talk about cooking from scratch and how to read a recipe. You may remember from a previous post that I said a meal does not need to be an event. Let me say that...


Taking Measurements
October 14, 2014

Taking Measurements

Last week we talked about why we need our measurements. Let’s talk about how to take them and which ones to pay attention to when. High Bust measurement: Taken by wrapping the measuring tape around...


The Vintage Life
October 12, 2014

The Vintage Life

My husband is a prepper (and I by proxy). Now, stay with me here as we’re not extreme. Let me give you an example of why. About five or so years ago, someone had an ‘oopsie’...


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