Today, I am grateful for having the bills/debt to pay that we do because without this experience we would never have made the changes to our life that needed to happen. Today: We budget Live more with more purpose Have more control over our finances Work together Give to charity Our grateful everyday for all… Continue reading Gratitude
When you start to examine your spending and take a closer look at the way you spend time, it can be really easy to focus on what your doing wrong. It’s natural, we are so hard on ourselves. Let’s try and turn the table and find out what’s going on in our lives… Continue reading Thrifty Habits and Hobbies
So, I’m hitting a Milestone Birthday this week. It’s funny everyone is like oh you have to do something, of course those somethings cost tons of money! I have seen the Facebook posts and heard the stories of things that people have done. They have included: cruises, buying expensive jewelry, and lavish parties.… Continue reading Birthdays
There are many coupon databases on the internet. A few that come to mind are, Krazy Coupon Lady.com, Coupon Mom.com and Living Rich With Coupons.com. If you are really into couponing and stockpiling it would be a benefit for you to learn how to use the databases and match the coupons with… Continue reading Making The Most of Coupons.
Getting your spouse on board with budgeting can be easy or a challenge. You may have a spouse who is a natural saver and loves to budget. You may like a lot of couples have a spouse who really likes to spend and would prefer not to discuss finances. Here are some steps that may… Continue reading How To Get Your Spouse On Board With Budgeting.
It’s October 10th and we have $233.00 left in the food budget for the month! Went to Aldi and spent $22.00. I was able to buy: Chicken, Angus Franks, Pasta, Eggs, Yogurt and some snacks. Using what we already have in the pantry and freezer, we should make it without going over the budgeted amount.… Continue reading Monthly Food Budget
It’s usually cold in my Mom’s house. It’s a large home that is heated by oil. She is very conservative with the heat! Mom fills new tube socks with rice and heats them in the microwave for 2-3 minutes and everyone gets one or two when we stay overnight. I have to say… Continue reading Rice Socks