Today is my son’s 7 year old birthday. It has been seven years since my tiny King was born and it has been quite an adventure ever since! In honor of his birthday, I decided to write a post on different ways you can save time and money on birthday parties. Here are a few… Continue reading How to Save Money on Kid’s Birthday Parties
Well, he’s not. But some days it really does feel like it. I have no allergies. If I want to eat something, never does the thought “Could this cause me to break out into hives?” cross my mind. When I started dating my husband, he told me about the long list of allergies he had.… Continue reading My Son is Allergic to Air
Happy New Year! Yes, it has been that long since I wrote a blog post! This is my official first post of the new year. It’s a shame, I know! I just took a glance at the goals I created for myself for 2017. While the first three still are in the works, I have… Continue reading It’s been so long…
I decided to take a little break from stressing over money for December. Here are my goals: I am actually enjoying blogging less so we will see where this blog goes in 2017. Hope everyone is well!
November is almost over. This month has definitely taught me alot! Here’s my end of the month review: General Reflections Create a zero-based budget – 100% Success! I don’t think I can ever go back to my old budget. It really helps giving every dollar a job. Use a cash envelope system food, eating out,… Continue reading No Spend November – How Did I Do?
Many of us have heard the famous quote often attributed to Dave Ramsey, “Stop keeping up with the Joneses. They’re broke.” It is supposed to be inspirational and remind us that often the grass only looks greener on the other side. But what about when it actually is? One of the biggest struggles I have… Continue reading These Weren’t the Broke Joneses
Since deciding to slow down my blog posts, I have made an effort to spend less time online. I wavier between wanting to stay informed and up-to-date with my friends/family and wanting to give my brain a rest from the constant bombardment of Black Friday ads, political news and mannequin challenge videos. I still have… Continue reading Mid-Month Review: No Spend November
I started this blog as a hobby and to keep myself motivated to reach my financial goals. In the past days, I have been reflecting on my personal goals and wishes for my family. I want to raise my son and daughter to love themselves unconditionally and be beacons of love for those who respect… Continue reading Slowing down
I can’t believe we are a week into November. I swear it was just the first! If you have been following along, you know that 1) I am trying to save $10K by 12/31/2016 and 2) I am doing a “No Spend November” challenge. Here is a quick review on how its been going so… Continue reading No Spend November: Week 1 in Review
In order to achieve my scary goal of putting $10,000 towards my mortgage, I have to save at least $1,211 in November. My husband decided to join me on this effort after much convincing. In order to be successful in reaching this goal, I have come up with a set of guidelines to help us save… Continue reading New Month, New Goals: No Spend November