How To Stay Motivated Throughout the Entire Year

how to stay motivated

As with many resolutions, made at the New Year and beyond, we start out strong towards a goal. But as time goes by and glitches in the road trip us up, we tend to lose our steam. When our path to debt freedom is sidetracked by an unexpected expense or we fall off the wagon when we see something we just ‘can’t live without!’ we tend to get down on ourselves and blow our commitment towards getting out of debt and staying there.

Staying motivated is possible for all goals – but you have to work at it.

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Make Cute Jute Twine Containers for Only $2.50

jute twine diy

Here is a simple DIY that every thrifty person should have in their arsenal. It uses jute twine that you can buy a roll of it for $2.50 at the craft store (or even better, use a 50% off coupon to purchase it – most craft stores offer them regularly!). One roll of twine has lasted me for a couple years. The best part – the uses for it around the home are endless. I often use twine for garlands and gift wrapping, but you can also use it to make some cool home decor pieces. Check out these jute wrapped storage containers I made for literally pennies and in under an hour a piece!

With a little jute and some hot glue I transformed some hot cocoa tins into great storage containers for craft supplies, kitchen utensils, toiletries, etc. You can decorate them with a little craft paint for an added touch. Here’s all you need to make them:

  • Empty, clean tin cans (from soup, coffee, hot cocoa, etc.)
  • Jute twine
  • Hot glue
  • (Optional) Acrylic craft paint, foam brush, painter’s tape and/or cardboard stencils

How To Make Cute Jute Twine Containers for Only $2.50…

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Very Little Is Needed For A Happy Life

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“Remember, very little is needed to make a happy life.” -Marcus Aurelius

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  • Anna

    Hi, I'm Anna! I paid off close to 24k in debt in only 15 months & it completely changed my life! I want you to have a debt-free life too so here you'll be able to read all about: How to do a Spending Fast®, saving & making more money, DIY's, & a lot about living awesomely with less. Let's do this!

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