Archives for June 2015

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 3

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 3

Welcome back to the Kitchen Remodel On A Budget series. Make sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 to see how things kicked off! Getting Granite Countertops For Cheap! Yeah, I know, we have already ordered the solid surface countertop and scheduled the installation, but the day after we bought, Michelle finally got an email back from a wholesale granite place that gave us a RIDICULOUSLY cheap quote. It was hard to believe, so Michelle called them to make sure the numbers were correct. She even sent them the updated drawing, and yes, the quote was correct. Of course, we wanted to know WHY … [Read more...]

My Road To Financial Wellness and Resources That Helped Me Along The Way

My Road To Financial Wellness and Resources That Helped Me Along The Way

The following blog post is part of the The Road to Financial Wellness Blog Tour. Over a period of 30 days, the Phroogal team will go to 30 locations to raise awareness about financial empowerment. Today they will be in Seattle! Our goal is to help people learn about money by starting the conversation. We understand that local conversations can help bring about national awareness. My man Jason over at Phroogal is doing something amazing. Wait, no, more than amazing, it's ABSOLUTELY FANTASTIC! He's traveling around the country on the open road, covering over 10,000 miles to meet in local … [Read more...]

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 2

Kitchen Remodel On A Budget: Part 2

Welcome back to the Kitchen Remodel On A Budget series. If you haven't checked out Part 1, hop on over HERE and see how we even got into this mess! The Two-Tone Kitchen We left off last time getting the plan finalized for our kitchen update. We had scored a free fridge, and were able to re-purpose the cabinets that had been (weirdly) installed in our garage for the past 5 years. The problem was that we didn't have the right cabinets to replace the lower ones in the kitchen, and the old cabinets were looking pretty rough. But, being the DIY genius that she is, Michelle came up with the … [Read more...]