3 reasons you shouldn’t buy a home: The hidden cost of home ownership

3 reasons you shouldn’t buy a home: The hidden cost of home ownership

The truth is, buying a house might not be right for you. Today I am going to demystify the American dream — because home ownership is not for everyone. But first I want to say, if buying a home is your dream - go for it. But go for it with open eyes knowing all the facts.

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Looking ahead: 7 things you probably forgot to budget

Looking ahead: 7 things you probably forgot to budget

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down and make your budget. It's perfect. It's gleaming. Every penny is accounted for and then your kid gets sick, you realize you need to change your oil and your third-grader got invited to two birthday parties. Yup. Been there. (Only my child is five.)

Today I wanted to talk about 7 things you probably forgot to budget. Because we all do this at some point. 

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10 Thrift store finds you can give as gifts

10 Thrift store finds you can give as gifts

A few weeks ago I got a question asking what I thought about giving gifts from the thrift store for Christmas. 

If you read this blog on a regular basis then you probably already know what my answer is going to be... go for it sister, friend. 

Today I wanted to give you a few ideas of things you can find at your local thrift store that would make excellent gifts. 

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16 free or frugal date night ideas

16 free or frugal date night ideas

I have three kids now. So it's safe to say I won't be dressing up and leaving my house anytime soon and even if I do I still have to keep things on a budget. However, I do believe it's important to continue to spend quality time with my husband. 

I asked you guys over on Instagram for some frugal or free date night ideas, and this is what you came up with. I love it!

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