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Costco is my love language

Costco is my love language

Do you love Costco like I love Costco?  If you go on a busy Saturday afternoon or the day before a major holiday, maybe not so much, but if you can go at a time where you get minimally bumped by the shopping carts of […]

6 expenses to get rid of now

6 expenses to get rid of now

Have you ever been in a place where you’re at a financial stand still?  You know you need to make some changes but you’re not sure where to start?  Sometimes the easiest place to start is by looking at what you’re already spending and making […]

Easter on a budget- Check out my haul!

Easter on a budget- Check out my haul!

Easter is right around the corner.  If you celebrated Easter when you were a kid, what do you remember most about it?  Maybe dressing up in cute Easter dresses?  Maybe going to church?  Maybe Easter Egg hunts?  I would bet that almost all of you […]

What we spent on Christmas this year

What we spent on Christmas this year

This one’s for my nosey friends out there.  Do you ever see someone post pictures of their Christmas tree loaded with presents under it and think “Holy cow how much money did they spend?”  Me too!  And while our tree isn’t anywhere near loaded with […]

Dollar store must haves

Dollar store must haves

I have to admit, I didn’t come to know the gloriousness of The Dollar Tree until I was in my 20’s.  I guess I just assumed that it was going to be mostly junk and that I would have to spend hours digging through unorganized […]

Christmas on a Budget

Christmas on a Budget

Halloween is over which means it’s officially socially acceptable to blast Christmas music all day!  You may be thinking you have plenty of time until Christmas comes, about 7 1/2 weeks to be exact, but it sneaks up on me every year!  And I don’t […]

Dinosaur Birthday Party on a Budget

Dinosaur Birthday Party on a Budget

I’ve been a mom for almost 8 years now so I feel like I can consider myself a seasoned birthday party planner.  I’ve done big parties and small parties.  Parties at home and parties at a rented space.  Parties that were budget friendly, and parties […]

How to travel on a budget

How to travel on a budget

Vacation.  A word that can simultaneously make you excited and anxious all at once.  Excited for the chance to make memories with your family. Anxious about the inevitable tired, grumpy kids and, of course, the cost.  We recently took a family trip down to San […]