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