Don't forget! My cash giveaway sponsored by Publix and Progresso ends in 6 days!Read More
For the past two years I have had two children in diapers. Considering the "average" family spends $18 a week on diapers that could have set us back a whopping $1,872 a year. But it didn't.
I can assuredly tell you my family has not spend over $3,000 on diapers in the past two years. Today I am, instead, going to tell you how I get cheap and sometimes free diapers.Read More
Bills are a part of life. You know they are coming. You know you have to pay them, but it doesn't make it any less pleasant.
Bills are a huge chunk of your monthly budget, but you have more control over them than you might think.
Today I wanted to share with you how our family has been able to lower some of our bills and add more margin to our budget and decrease our spending by $1,500 a year.Read More
It's the busy time of year. There are about 8,000 things scheduled into my week. Do you feel the same way? No energy to fix dinner? Stay away from the drive thru! This recipe is ridiculously simple and easy on both your wallet and waist line. Best part, it takes less than 30 minutes to make, start to finish so dinner is ready in a snap.Read More
It's no secret that I LOVE Amazon. Let's face it, I love any opportunity to shop and not have to put on real pants.
Three years ago my husband and I decided to dish the dish and opt to use Netflix and Amazon Prime. I wasn't convinced Amazon Prime was worth the money, that was because I didn't understand ALL the benefits.Read More
Summer is a GREAT time to spend time with family and create lasting memories. But if you're living on a budget you might be panicking to come up with ideas to keep your little ones entertained. Fear not more. I got you covered.Read More
Spring is quickly becoming my favorite time of the year. I don't know if it's the longer days or fun outdoor activities, but Spring speaks to me.
One of my favorite aspects of the season so far this year has been our thriving vegetable garden. We have nine tomato plants this year and they are producing like crazy.Read More
One of the things I hear over and over again from readers is that they have trouble controlling impulse spending.
"I just can't seem to stop spending money."
I understand it's hard. I have struggled with impulse spending. I think at some point we all have, especially those with a natural inclination toward spending. After all, there are spenders and there are savers.
But there are some ways to curb that need to spend.Read More
It's the dream, right? To be debt free. To be at peace with your bank account and to not worry when the next emergency will turn into a crisis.
Recently a viewer on the my YouTube channel asked me to talk about paying off debt while living on one income.
Our family officially became debt free in February. I am not going to lie. At times it felt tough. And then it felt freeing. That's the only way I can describe it.Read More