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How to dress your bump WITHOUT buying maternity clothes!

As most of you know, I just had baby #6! (Wow, that still feels weird to say…). Just before McEwan was born, I filmed a much-requested video showing how I have managed to dress myself in a cute, comfortable way through SIX pregnancies (yeah, that still feels weird to say too…) WITHOUT having to buy

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Gift-Giving Hacks! How to give the best gifts EVER. (+ $100 GIVEAWAY!!)

Contrary to popular belief, Fun Cheap or Free is not a “deal blog”. You will almost never see me post a coupon, freebie, or deal/sale on here (aside from sales on my programs or events I’m throwing, etc.). Why? Because if all I did was post good deals on things, who would be there to

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Kitchen Renovation Details! Everything you want to know about our new kitchen.

Alright, alright, alright, it’s been long enough. You have asked and waited oh-so-patiently, so now it’s time to share all the details about our massive kitchen renovation! I shared the progress for months on Instagram, but I promised to give you the FULL low-down dish on everything. However…I still hesitated in writing this post. Truth

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Welcome to the world, McEwan! Baby #6 Birth Story

And just like that…Page, party of EIGHT. McEwan Fisher Page joined our family at 5:44pm weighing 7lb 11oz, 19.5” long. Other than the epidural tube detaching an hour or two before delivery without anyone knowing (…delivering him pretty much without medication…YIKES…) it was a dream. He’s a dream. As promised, here are the details about

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The Block Schedule System! What it is, how it works, and how it will CHANGE YOUR LIFE!

If you have followed me on Instagram for a while, chances are you have heard me refer to my “Block Schedule System” many times. The Block Schedule System is something I made up years ago that has increased my productivity by 10-fold (or more!) and is hands-down one of the most useful, viral, and effective

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Super Simple Pantry Organization Ideas…for the PRACTICAL family!

Want to know one of my greatest love-hate relationships? It’s PANRTY ORGANIZATION. As we all know by now, I’m a bit of a food hoarder and believe strongly in shelf-cooking (keeping a good stock of food on-hand to keep meals homemade, and inexpensive). Keeping a good stock of food at home can be a major

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3 Summer Systems to Save your Sanity! FREE PRINTABLES included!

  Happy Summer, Freebs! *Eye twitch while double-fisting chocolate cake* Anyone else…struggle (for lack of a better word) with summer? Keeping kids entertained, being productive, and saving your sanity (and wallet!) can be a SERIOUS challenge when you’ve got a house full of kids. Have no fear, Mama J is here! Today I’m sharing my

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My 10 minute makeup routine! How I do my makeup, every day (I’m boring like that)

Alright, alright, alright! Lately I’ve had an influx of requests for an updated makeup routine, and Mama J likes to make her Freebs happy. Thus, as promised, here’s an updated makeup routine tutorial for you! Warning: I am NO make up artist, and I’m probably doing everything wrong. But I get asked frequently about my

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Make-ahead FREEZER breakfasts! French toast sticks, egg muffins (+ Nana’s buttermilk syrup!)

Happy Shelf-Cook May, Freebs! Let’s be honest…who doesn’t need more quick and easy breakfast ideas in their life? And how about topping it off with delicious recipes that actually taste as good when they are make-ahead, FREEZER breakfast recipes? Now we’re talkin’. As y’all have been interested in cooking more this month (yay for shelf-cooking!)

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Kid Snacks & Lunch system! Ideas, hacks, tips, & how we do it! (…And not go broke over snacks)

The other day on Instagram I gave you a glimpse of our snack drawer, and briefly mentioned our lunch system, not thinking much about it. BOY OH BOY did you want to know more! I became flooded with questions about how we do snacks, how we save money with snacks, how we don’t get eaten

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