Tag Archives: budgeting

Everyone should have one of these….

A house? Nope. A car? Nope. A cell phone? Nope. A daily shower? Yes…but that’s not what I’m getting at here (it is summer after all!) A BUDGET! I know, I know…. it’s a horrible word.  The kind of word … Continue reading

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July 2017 Pantry Challenge Week 2 (and a new menu idea for McDonalds)

This past Saturday I managed to do the meal planning for this week and next week, weeks 2 and 3 of the pantry challenge.  Meal planning is probably one of the most important things I do to keep costs down. … Continue reading

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July 2017 Pantry Challenge

Life. It has been nothing short of chaotic here for the past few months.  We’ve gone through pregnancy, a crazy delivery and NICU stay, summer school, T-ball, surgery, and more.    I tried to plan ahead of time with some freezer … Continue reading

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Meal plan for the week of 2/26/2017

Would you believe me if I said I STILL haven’t made the gosh darn crockpot beef and noodles that has been on my meal plan for the last 2 weeks?!  Because I haven’t.  Seriously.  Why not?  Pregnancy brain.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Dave Ramsey Baby Step 0

I’m going to start a “Financial Friday” series that will speak to the different baby steps, things that we have encountered the previous week, and anything else that fall into the financial category.  It wont be too in depth, because … Continue reading

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So there’s this guy….

…and he’s kind of a financial genius.  He has helped thousands of people become debt free and build wealth.  Maybe you have heard of him?  His name is Dave Ramsey.  My husband and I have recently started following Dave’s plan … Continue reading

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 5 Ways to cut your expenses: #1 Food

Today is day 1 of 5 ways to cut your expenses.  After 6 years of finding ways to trim my budget and spend less, I thought I would share the things I have found to be helpful.  Please share anything … Continue reading

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