Debt Free Journey 1 year later

We’ve paid off so many accounts and honestly it feels good to know that we’ll never go back to a life where we don’t open our mail or can’t pay a bill.

Debt life | Update

We then decided that we should sell our home. We’ve lived here nearly six years and it had grown in equity quite well. We estimated that if we sold our home we would get enough to payoff my student loans or close to it.

Debt Free| How to keep busy when your saying no to everyone

Hey friends! Have you been declining invites left and right? Have you said no to dinner and drinks or declined vacation offers, play dates, double dates, anything that would send your budget back to your pre-budgeting days? If so you are just like us. Saying yes to our goals and dreams and no to distractions!…

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…

Life Insurance | Are you covered?

This is such a grim yet important topic that I feel I need to cover. Ugh, so were not going to live forever right? What will happen to your family if you have one when you die? How will they survive financially when you are no longer here? These are tough questions to think about…

Have you lost your intensity?

Have you lost your intensity on your debt free journey? If so then whew you’re normal like me. Depending on when your debt payoff is and your intensity can go up and down and that’s totally normal. Not everyone can maintain 1000% at all times. We have lives that include work, kids, kid events, family,…