Frugal Living

Budget Categories You’re Probably Forgetting!

Budget Categories You’re Probably Forgetting!

It happens almost every month. Hubby and I have our budget meeting and we think every dollar is accounted for. Then, about half way through the month BAM…seven birthday party invitations from the kiddo’s daycare. Okay, maybe not actually seven, BUT it’s always something…am i […]

Budgeting for Married Couples: How to Have a Budget Meeting with Your Spouse

Budgeting for Married Couples: How to Have a Budget Meeting with Your Spouse

Do you have a monthly budget meeting with your spouse? If you’re anything like  me, it might have never even occurred to you! Up until recently, I handled all of the monthly budgeting, financial planning, and bill paying completely on my own. My husband trusted […]

Why You Need A Budget for Your Household

Why You Need A Budget for Your Household

Do you have a budget for your household?  Your income is your most powerful tool to be able to build wealth. How can you make your income, (of any size), work for you if it’s all going out the door before you even get a […]

Cute Swimsuits for Moms Under $30

Cute Swimsuits for Moms Under $30

Spring is in the air! I am starting to get excited for warm weather, pool days, and long summer nights! With warmer weather (hopefully) around the corner, one of the most difficult pieces of clothing that I struggle to find after having 3 kids, is […]

How Our Family Saves Money with Amazon

How Our Family Saves Money with Amazon

In this family, we practically live on Amazon Prime. It’s a convenience we have grown quite fond of. At first, we simply loved the free 2 day shipping for last minute birthday and Christmas gifts, but eventually realized we could get our everyday household products […]

How to use a Cash Envelope Budgeting System

How to use a Cash Envelope Budgeting System

If you’re new to budgeting and trying to make big changes in your money management, you may have heard of the cash envelope system. Your first thought is probably, “ugh, what a pain!” I know. It’s sooo much easier to swipe your card everywhere…but that’s […]

How to Pay Off Debt Fast

How to Pay Off Debt Fast

Organize your finances so you can PAY OFF DEBT fast!  You can download my TOTALLY FREE printable budget binder here! CLICK HERE FOR FREE PRINTABLES! SIX FIGURE STUDENT LOAN DEBT. Yes.  That’s me! Since we are getting all up in my biz here, my husband […]

Easy Essential Oil DIY Projects

Easy Essential Oil DIY Projects

Around Christmas time last year, I started diffusing essential oils. Basically, I wanted my house to smell like Christmas 24/7, and I saw one of my favorite Instagram feeds posting all kinds of amazing diffuser blends. I had already heard about all of the amazing […]

Simple Ways to Save Money

Simple Ways to Save Money

Saving money can seem almost impossible these days. In fact, 80% of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. You can imagine the struggle to save money when you feel like you are barely making it. Our family definitely struggles to save money, despite our good income. […]

Easy Money Saving Challenge Ideas

Easy Money Saving Challenge Ideas

If you want to get serious about saving money, you need to get organized!  Scoop up my FREE budgeting workbook here and take control of your finances! Saving is hard y’all. I’m not here to lie to you.  Even if you make a great income, […]