10 Ways to Teach Your Kids the Value of a Dollar

10 Ways to Teach Your Kids the Value of a Dollar

  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

How I Cut My Grocery Spending from $650/month to $300/month

How I Cut My Grocery Spending from $650/month to $300/month

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

Free Budget Printable

Free Budget Printable

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

20 Great Inexpensive Date Night Ideas

20 Great Inexpensive Date Night Ideas

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

Tips to Live on A Single Income

Tips to Live on A Single Income

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

101 Free Things to Do with Your Kids

101 Free Things to Do with Your Kids

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!          

Overcoming Money Mistakes

Overcoming Money Mistakes

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

Help! I’m Broke!

Help! I’m Broke!

  Photo Credit: https://www.behance.net/gallery/12848761/Bible-Verse-Quote-2 Now that Christmas is over, many of us are realizing the damage we did in spending … mainly over spending.  The common thread going around is, “Help! I’m Broke!” We love the gift-giving process, but in the

Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

Thanksgiving Recipe Round-Up

  What’s not to love about Thanksgiving? Memorable times, your quirky family, and that huge turkey just waiting for all of you to DIG IN! Whether you are hosting or attending – one thing is for sure … it can

How to Not Blow Your Budget This Weekend

How to Not Blow Your Budget This Weekend

When the weekend comes, many of us find ourselves in a spending frenzy… We have dinner with friends, we have friends over for dinner, we see family, we drive to see a new place, we go on a date night,

Our Favorite Ways To Save This Fall

Our Favorite Ways To Save This Fall

Fall is the beginning of the holiday season, and stores abound with decorations signifying the changing leaves and upcoming Christmas bustle. Splurging around this time of year is very common. And this is why we want to offer you a

Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

  The average American household spends an insane amount of their paycheck on groceries. How can this be? Among the many problems that contribute to this, here are a few: 1. Prices are on the rise – We are all

Giving to God First

Many times we hear the phrase “give to God first”, yet many of us don’t realize what that actually looks like in our lives. Giving to God first ultimately means putting Him in the “#1” position to everything you earn.

Planning a Trip on a Budget

The spring has come and gone, and before we know it, summer will be here! Many of us have dreams of great vacations, and fun times with our families and friends, but we also know the hard truth: vacations are

Budgeting Basics 101

Budgeting Basics 101

Knowing how to make the right budget is the first step towards financial freedom. It is so basic, yet so essential. Failing to make an effective budget will ultimately leave you dejected, tired, and unwilling to carry it out the next month.