A new day has come, and yet I'm tired. I'm over here checking my phone, looking at the weather forecast. This has been my pattern since I started jogging six months ago or so. I am not feeling it today, ha! Cold weather and I do not get along. Yet, I will still get up … Continue reading Frugal Thoughts + My Husband’s Raise
A little over one week ago, our youngest child turned two. I can hardly believe it. How can he be two already? It seems like I was just bemoaning Mabrey's 2nd birthday, and now she is five. Time goes by much too quickly in my opinion. Moses is super sweet, and is into everything! He … Continue reading Our Ninth Child’s Second Birthday || Low Budget Farm Theme
Being frugal doesn't mean being miserable. Frugality involves looking at your goals and spending your money wisely to bring them to fruition. For several years, we were ultra-frugal in just about every category in order to get out of consumer debt. This was difficult, but so worth it in the end. We pretty much sent … Continue reading Does Being Frugal Have to be Difficult?
"I may not be the primary breadwinner, but I can help my husband's paycheck stretch by making good choices."This has been my attitude about money. As wives and mamas, we can make a significant impact on our family's finances by making good choices and learning about budgeting. As of right now, 35% of money currently … Continue reading Now is the Time to Work on Your Finances
Phew, April has simply flown by! It has been a good month for us. We've had two birthdays, and a visit from my mother in law. We've also have visited the beach twice, which has been lots of fun. I thought it might be nice to at times share our spending on the blog, mainly … Continue reading April 2018 Spending and Frugality Update