Budgeting

How to Have a Festive and Frugal Christmas This Year

While the holidays are a time for enjoying our families and reflecting on what we are grateful for, they are also one of the most financially stressing times of the year. Most of us have suffered from the debt hangover after the holidays. You know, that awful feeling we have once the credit card statementContinue Reading “How to Have a Festive and Frugal Christmas This Year”

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Must Read Getting Debt Free Books for Your Debt Free Journey

When my husband and I first decided I would leave my job to become a full time stay at home mom, we had to take a good hard look at our finances. I knew we would have to make some adjustments but I thought we were doing pretty darn good. We were able to makeContinue Reading “Must Read Getting Debt Free Books for Your Debt Free Journey”

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5 Simple Steps to Creating Financial Goals

This week I’m sharing all about setting financial goals over on Home After Three. Just like any other area of our lives, goal setting for your finances is an important first step to making gains and creating the life you want. I break it down into 5 easy steps. Figure Out What Matters and WhyContinue Reading “5 Simple Steps to Creating Financial Goals”

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31 Simple Ways to Save Money Each Month

Are you looking for simple ways to save money every month? Do you need to find a few extra dollars (or a few hundred) each month to reduce your spending? Then you have come to the right place, friend. Because I have a list a realistic ways to save money each month. When we wereContinue Reading “31 Simple Ways to Save Money Each Month”

Budgeting Grocery Haul and Meal Plan Series

Grocery Haul and Meal Plan – Week 4

The kids went back to school this week and that means my grocery shopping and meal planning changes a bit. My daughter gets lunch and morning snack at pre-school and my son brings a packed lunch from home. My son’s school is nut free which makes things a little bit trickier. I send him mostlyContinue Reading “Grocery Haul and Meal Plan – Week 4”