Working parents everywhere can resonate with the age-old question “Do you have to go to work today?” Our kids will groan and complain and even flat out tell us not to go! Our heart breaks a little inside. We hate
The concepts of generosity and saving are often neglected in our culture and not taught to our little ones. Once they reach their adult years, many will struggle to develop a real budget, save for anything long term, or experience
Kids are accustomed to learning all kinds of things from us. Our habits, the way we order our food, our favorite movies. Whether we like it or not, they are watching! We can either chose to be intentional with
We all know saving is a very important practice, yet many of us find that at the end of the month, this task is much harder than it seems at first. Yet because of the vast array of plans
Trader Joe’s is one of my all-time favorite places to shop. They seem to have every little ingredient you need for a recipe as well as some fun goodies to throw in the cart – all at VERY reasonable prices.
I consider our grocery budget a work in progress. There isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t think about how I can cut back, or where I can save. It’s the most variable part of our budget, and
Christmas is my favorite time of year. I’m one of those weird people that actually looks forward to it all year long. Christmas is a chance to enjoy the company of loved ones, share special gifts, and remember the birth
For those of us that have full-time jobs, part-time jobs, or are just chasing kiddos around all day, it really isn’t the most practical thing to take up couponing. We’re not actually lazy, in fact, we have LOTS to do
If you’ve been intimidated to start a budget for the simple fact that you aren’t sure how to make one, have no fear, this free budget printable will make it extremely easy to get started! Just download, print and fill
If you haven’t jumped on the coupon bandwagon yet, have no fear, there are painless and easy ways to get started… and they are right on your phone! While there are great savings with clipped coupons, digital coupons can yield
When the budget gets tight, one of the first things to go is “date nights”. The cost of going out to a restaurant, seeing a movie, and paying a babysitter can add up! We’re here to tell you that date
With Spring cleaning in full-force, many of us are getting our homes ready by decluttering, organizing, and cleaning! Take a trip down the cleaning aisle at your local grocery store and you will find unbelievably high prices. A simple bottle
For many of us, the idea of “meal planning” sounds daunting. Who has the time to put together perfectly planned meals, buy all the ingredients, and get it done in one day? Or even a series of days? The key
If you’ve ever wondered about the possibility of living on one income, you are not alone. Many families choose this option and thrive under these circumstances. Sure, it takes a great amount of dedication, but you too can accomplish this in your
Ever feel like you’re swimming in things you don’t need? Follow this simple mantra and get rid of the clutter in your closet! Follow our Pinterest Board “Simplify & Organize” to get more tips on how to de-clutter your life!
This morning I was reading through Ecclesiastes, and there is only one word to describe some of the thoughts contained in this book… depressing. Solomon details his journeys through gaining riches, success, wealth, wisdom, possessions, and really anything you can think
Who doesn’t love fun activities that allow you to spend time with your kids? Let this list give you some great ideas to cultivate a lasting, stress-free relationship with your family that doesn’t involve shiny new toys!
When I write all of these posts, I can’t help but sit back and think at times, “I can’t even follow some of these things myself”! Today I just wanted to give you some encouragement if you feel like you
We know memorizing scripture is essential to our Christian walk … but did you ever think about memorizing verses on money? Believe it or not, there are over 2,000 scriptures relating to money and possessions … that’s more than heaven
Photo Credit: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/412431278350267302/ One of my biggest struggles in writing on different topics of personal finance is at times I have to wonder: Will people actually do these things? It’s one thing to say you need to save more, but