Hello friends, and welcome. This week has been a whirlwind of activity. We took our children to Dollywood on Sunday to experience their Summer Celebration. We had a grand time, and it was even worth getting back home at 1 am. That's saying a lot, because I am not a night owl! We have season … Continue reading Forgetting About Good Money Habits
Hello friends, and welcome! I was just talking about how I need to be more careful with our spending over the next month or two. So I decided to create an August No-Spend Challenge printable! No spend challenges are great. It's amazing how a piece of paper can keep me on track. The premise is … Continue reading New August No Spend Challenge Printable!
Hey friends, and welcome! I hope your week has gone well. We are tying up a few loose ends around here before the weekend rolls around. Yesterday I talked to you about some ways to stretch your money. It looks like a recession may be upon us, and it might be smart to make some … Continue reading An Etsy Alternative? Plus a Coupon Code to Receive One Month for Free!
Hello friends, and welcome! I don't know about you, but inflation has tightened our budget quite a bit over the last couple of years. I am definitely feeling the pinch, and am trying to find ways to stretch our money further. In 2017 my family decided to follow Dave Ramsey's plan to get out of … Continue reading Ways to Stretch Your Money Further
Hey friends, and Happy Monday. I hope you have a wonderful week ahead of you. May has been flying by around here. I've been working in the garden a lot, and trying to wrap up our homeschool. My husband and I ran a 10k which was a lot of fun, too. I also have felt … Continue reading May Money Woes + Life Happenings
https://youtu.be/OAP3lJ9dxlg I don't know about you, but one of the most important things that my family has done over the past five years is get out of debt! In 2016, the Lord put a burning desire to get out of debt and to grow our own food in my heart. I truly didn't understand it. … Continue reading Now is the Time to Get Out of Debt + Our Story
March is right around the corner, and it is time for a new No Spend Challenge! These challenges can be great to do if you have a big financial goal, like paying off debt or beefing up your savings. As silly as it may sound, they really do help! Simply fill in a shamrock for … Continue reading March No Spend Challenge
I used to be kind of high maintenance. Actually...I was high maintenance. During my twenties and early thirties, there was a certain "standard" of living that I hoped to reach. Things like clothing, cars, and vacations were pretty important to me. So was entertainment. A lot of our money was spent on things in this … Continue reading How Living Simply Lifted a Burden…My Experience While Paying Off Debt