We just got back from our family road trip two days ago and boy did we have fun. Today I wanted to share my best tips for planning, packing for and actually loving a road trip with little kids.Read More
I know what it's like to try and keep a busy family fed. And I know that grocery costs have been on the rise over the last decade.
Last week I talked about what our grocery budget is and I had a lot of people ask how I am able to feed our family of four (plus a toddler) for $400 a month. So today I am going to give you five tips for keeping grocery costs down.Read More
I don't know about where you live but consignment sale season is in FULL SWING in my neck of the woods.
Today I'm going to offer you some tips on consigning because it's a great way to spring clean your house and get rid of your stuff.Read More
I don't know about your house, but things can get a little hectic around here... fast. Between working, homeschooling, raising three kids and just general life, if I'm not on top of my game the crazy train goes off the rails.Read More
You know the scenario. You've gotten the kids dressed and fed. You've fished the shoe out from behind the refrigerator and the sippie cup from under the couch. There was diaper blowout, about 40 million spills, and one tantrum to deal with. And now you have three minutes to get ready. (Thank heavens for leggings and long tops!)Read More
Hearing other people's debt free stories can be so inspiring. Listening to them share their journey can really give you a push in the right direction. However, sometimes those stories can be downright DISCOURAGING.Read More
Tax refunds are rolling in. With Americans getting on average more than $3,000 back this year. (Source.)
I personally am not a fan of big returns. I want to keep my money from my paycheck each month. Not give the government an interest-free loan. (Because they would charge YOU 4-7 % interest on a federal student loan!)
But if you are getting money back, why not be smart about where it goes.Read More