I know it's only October but the holiday season is creeping up fast and before you know it Thanksgiving will be here with Christmas right on its heels. So why not take some time to prep?
Christmas should be a time of peace, hope and worship. Not a time of stress because you fear the credit card bills coming in January. Credit card debt sky rockets in January and February according to this report.Read More
It is the first Friday of October! So today we are going to talk about Budgeting For Christmas. Wait, what??
I know. I know. But it will be here before you know it and I got a really interesting question from a reader and got me thinking about budgeting for Christmas.Read More
I am starting a new series that will carry through October all about starting, maintaining and growing a virtual assisting business.
Today I am going to answer some FAQ you guys (and random people on the internet) have about my work at a VA.Read More
This has really helped motivate us as we work toward some future savings goals.
It's also been a reminder that saving money can be a habit and not a chore. It has become almost second nature to us and while we're not always perfect at it I am proud of the progress we have made.Read More
It's been almost four years since I had to deal with being broke AND pregnant. But I think the advice still stands.
My husband has a better paying job. We have better insurance and we have built up our savings.
But I still get questions from readers in similar situations we were in asking for tips.Read More
I remember the first time I compared my body to someone else's. I was in middle school, and it was the first time I had to change out for gym. I was self conscious of my big hips. As I pulled my PE shirt over my head I immediately pulled it down over my hips as far as it would go. I kept pulling and pulling and pulling.Read More
I think it shocks people when they learn I don't have a credit card. It's not something I walk around telling strangers. But when people hear that I blog as my job they naturally have questions. This always leads to a discussion on debt. (Since the nature of this blog is debt free living.)Read More
Today I wanted to share our fall decor and show you a few things I did to jazz up the place without spending much money. Everything you will see is either stuff I already had, stuff I found outside in nature, or stuff I picked up at Goodwill (for just $5!).Read More
Today is "Work at Home Wednesday." I will be live streaming on Periscope (because that's the only way Periscope works) each Wednesday at 2 p.m. CST.
Last week we discussed Avoiding emergencies as a work at home mom. This week we are going to discuss How I Make Money Online.
When I was pregnant with my first son I was desperate to figure out a way to stat home. I knew that in order to do that I would have to increase our household income. But I couldn't figure out a way to do that and still be at home. See the cycle I was in??
My mother said something to me one day that made al to of sense.Read More