Jeanie's 3 quick tips to save money, organize, and simplify life.
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Jeanie Jacobson
Hope, humor, and Godly encouragement

I'm sending out an S.O.S. to
Save money

Simplify life
 "Instruct the wise, and they will be even wiser. Teach the righteous, and they will learn even more." Proverbs 9:9 NLT

Jeanie's S.O.S.

Save Money

Free Debt Counseling

Independence Day is almost here. If you're still paying off bills from last Christmas, perhaps it's time to create a budget. Organizations like
Consumer Credit Counseling Services can help.

Their website claims, "CCCS’ network of non-profit counselors can work with you confidentially and judgement-free to help you develop a budget, figure out your options, and negotiate with creditors to repay your debts.

The 45-90 minute counseling sessions are free of charge and obligation
. Get started here.

Hello Financial Independence Day!

Photo courtesy of Anusorn P. Nachol


Purge, Baby, Purge!

Can you believe we're halfway through 2018? If getting organized was on your New Year's resolution list, there's still time to hit your goal.

See what House Beautiful magazine considers the
10 Items You Need to Toss or Donate Right Now for a More Organized Home.


  Summer Grunge-Foot Fixes

My husband's buddy told him, "Dude, your feet look like something out of the North Woods!" If you identify, try these simple, inexpensive fixes.
  • Smooth seriously cracked heels with medium or fine grit sandpaper.
  • Slather feet with my buddy, coconut oil. It has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Put on socks after oiling your feet to prevent a Three Stooges type pratfall.
  • Scrub yellow toenails with whitening toothpaste, or find other easy fixes on this YouTube video.
With these tips even Big Foot can be sandal-ready.

Photo courtesy of By Ralf Roletschek via Wikimedia Commons

Fast Fixes for the Christian Pack-Rat is now available in both paperback and e-book format on

Realistic fixes for paperwork piles, overstuffed closets, and everyday excess.
You'll find a clutter-conquering method that fits your schedule, personality, and energy level, each with short, simple, easy-to-follow steps.

See what to keep (including your sloppy spouse), and what to toss.

Learn the five keys essential to success, like Key 1: "Am I holding on to someone else's blessing?"

Do you need help with specific trouble spots? Email me at
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