Simplified life

Can we all agree that life today is complicated? I’m not talking just about relationships or busy schedules. I’m talking about everything that you do or don’t do that causes you stress and annoyance. There are so many things that distract us from what’s really important in life. We have advertising coming at us from…

DIY| Table Makeover

I did it again! I decided after doing the filing cabinet makeover, I wanted to continue doing low cost makeovers.

November budget forget me nots

Hopefully your seeing this before November because this will help you plan. How many times have you created your budget then started the month only to realize you forgot a birthday or holiday? Don’t let budget rearranging happen to your perfectly planned budget. Now that’s not to say that surprises don’t or won’t come up…

Keep your food budget in check

Starting in August, I decided I was going to try a new approach to meal planning. Throughout this debt free process I have been planning our meals the week prior, but was finding that I was going over budget month after month. In July we blew our food budget all the way up! Each month…

Snowball Payment| Budgeting

Are you keeping track of your snowball payment each month? When we started budgeting I made a point to keep track of our snowball from the debts we’ve paid off. This amount remains separate from any extra funds we have at the end of the month. If your new to budgeting you may wonder what…

Debt| What we didn’t put in our Debt Snowball

If you are a Dave Ramsey die hard, you are wondering who, what, where, when and why? When we sat down at the beginning of this year, we listed our debts smallest to largest. We looked at everything we owed, and it totaled a whopping $83,598.06 as of January 2018! News flash, we have a…

After School Routine| Five tips to help you create a routine.

No kid likes routine when they’ve never had one. Most adults despise routines when they’ve been stuck in the same one for years. This list is for those who do not have an evening routine set for their family/kids and desperately need one. So how do you know that you need a routine? I’m glad…