One Paycheck and A Housewife: Home economics on a small budget.

Living in Northern California on one income is not an easy task. It’s even harder to buy a home for the family with the escalating housing market and rents. How do you house a family, feed them well, and have a middle-class life on a lower working class budget? This ebook will be free today and tomorrow and then again next weekend starting Friday through Sunday. It is my experience and advice on living frugally. It is about learning to embrace and enjoy life with very little and that you can often find the truest meaning of life, fun, and … Continue reading One Paycheck and A Housewife: Home economics on a small budget.

Keeping your home clean, tidy, and fresh without losing your s***.

I’ve been obsessed with finding the perfect cleaning routine, one that will change the way I housekeep forever, one that will change my life, my families life, will give me more time to do the things I love! I want a super clean, sparkly, fresh home that makes you just want to take in a deep breath of that lemon scent and put your arms out and spin. What I have now are cobwebs I notice when I have no broom nearby, filthy baseboards I notice when in the middle of another duty, dead flies in my window sill from … Continue reading Keeping your home clean, tidy, and fresh without losing your s***.

Housewife, writer, coffee drinker, and seeker of inner bliss.

Welcome to our life. It is filled with coffee, homeschooling, bread baking in the oven, and attempting to grow as much of our food as possible in a small backyard.  I love being a housewife and work daily to work under one small income that keeps shrinking. Despite the budget cuts as of lately, I meet the challenge with gusto and creativity. The simple and frugal life offers so many joys and opportunities that it is one to embrace and not take for granted or wish for something else. I am also an author of many homemaking books and fiction … Continue reading Housewife, writer, coffee drinker, and seeker of inner bliss.

Coffee with Kate.

Please join me on my YouTube Channel.  I love it over there and post almost daily with everything on frugal living, weight loss, being vegan, zero spending months, homemaking, homeschooling, anything to do with home economics, cooking, cleaning, being a housewife and writer, parenting, and spiritual food for the soul. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCocnOOOqmDAk1qBGn5AZd-g?view_as=subscriber Here is a video from the other day. Continue reading Coffee with Kate.

Living on One Income. Chapter 6; affordable, homemade parties.

  Back in May, we celebrated Arjan’s sixth birthday.  It was his first real party and it was very fun.  We did it all for very little and all from scratch. Here are some ideas on how to celebrate without much cost and all homemade. Continue reading Living on One Income. Chapter 6; affordable, homemade parties.