About Amanda

Stay at home wife and mother to two boys. Amanda strives to live a frugal life by cloth diapering, going greener, and keeping to a budget.

Big Batch Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothies - No Measure

Big Batch Peanut Butter Chocolate Smoothies – No Measuring

Anyone else hate dirtying up dishes unnecessarily? That’s me! I’ll skip out on using a dish every chance I get. Who wants to measure out every single ingredient? Especially on something as simple and fast as smoothies.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Therefore, this big batch peanut butter chocolate smoothie recipe requires no real measuring! […]

The Easiest DIY Unpaper Towels

The Easiest DIY Unpaper Towels

Hey, guys! So last year I made a tutorial for how to make your own cloth baby wipes. While I was making those, I also sewed up some of these easy DIY unpaper towels. I based them off of the select-a-size disposable paper towels because I wanted them to be […]

Why You Should Use a Shower Head as a Cloth Diaper Sprayer

When I started using cloth diapers when my first son was five months old, a cloth diaper sprayer was out of our budget. I ended up just using the swish and dunk/scrape off, whatever method I could find to get the stuff off. I did that for a couple years […]

DIY Stuffed Animal Holder for a Bed – No-Sew 1

My previous stuffed animal hammock has finally had enough abuse from Garreth. It sadly tore down as he was slamming his huge dinosaurs in it. It worked for almost two years though! I think that’s pretty great for a quick five-minute project! Now on to the next DIY stuffed animal […]

How to Make DIY Cloth Baby Wipes

How to Make DIY Cloth Baby Wipes 2

I have been meaning to make these DIY cloth baby wipes for such a long time! Ever since my first ones failed about three years ago. It was when I was first teaching myself to sew on my antique machine that only had a straight stitch and they were one […]

Huge Clearance on Women’s Activewear

*This post contains affiliate links. See my disclosure policy. Huge clearance on women’s clothing right now at Women’s Activewear –!  Hoodies, 2 Pack Tanks, Tracksuits, Leggings, Active Sports Bras and Many More! Lots of items for only $2.50 right now! There’s free store pickup or free shipping with $35 order. Hurry […]

Ergobaby Omni 360 Review All-in-One Baby Carrier

Ergobaby Omni 360 Review All-in-One Baby Carrier 8

*Ergobaby provided free product for review. This site also makes a small commission when you purchase an Ergobaby product after clicking the referral links. However, all opinions stated here are my own. Read my disclosure policy here.   I was so excited when I found out Ergobaby was sending me […]