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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Four reasons you can't stick to a budget

Four reasons you can't stick to a budget

Each week I get countless Facebook or YouTube comments (and even emails) from people who say the same thing: "I try to budget but I just can't seem to stick to it."

I totally understand that. Like I said last week, no one is perfect at budgeting all the time. However, in my personal budget failure experiences, there seem to be a few things that pop up over and over again in failed budgets. 

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7 things you probably forgot to budget

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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Five ways you can start saving money THIS WEEK

Five ways you can start saving money THIS WEEK

While making more cost-effective choices will lead to BIG savings, there are also little things you can start doing today that will yield big savings results without big sacrifices. (Although I think we can argue that giving up a satellite dish probably isn't that big of a sacrifice, right?)

Today I wanted to share a few things you can to THIS WEEK to start saving money.

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