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How we found an extra $500 in our already tight budget

How we found an extra $500 in our already tight budget

Have you ever had one of those months when you look at the expenses coming up and you look at how much you have coming in and you cringe? How are we going to make the numbers work this month? This month was one of […]

How I’m doing New Year’s Resolutions differently this year

How I’m doing New Year’s Resolutions differently this year

I could live in the months of October-December for an eternity and just loop the magicalness that is Pumpkin spice latte season through Santa over and over. However, the time has come to clean up Christmas and start thinking about 2019. As you probably already […]

3 tips for becoming more money mindful

3 tips for becoming more money mindful

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, one of the things you’ll hear from people who’ve been successful is “it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.”  While diets can be successful in the short term, and it’s easy to get excited about them, most people […]

What is your “One thing?” Pt. 1

What is your “One thing?” Pt. 1

I have a confession, I’m a recovering overhauler.  When I feel like things are out of my control I have a tendency to want to overhaul my whole life.  Like a “we’re all joining the gym and being a fit fam/only eating organic/doing a no […]

Super simple Cash envelope system

Super simple Cash envelope system

2018?!  How did this happen?  As I thought about my own goals for the new year my mind started wandering and I wondered whey so many people start off strong in January but 3 weeks in have already conceded that this just “isn’t the right […]

The end of an error

The end of an error

Do any of you have a mom that is easy to make fun of?  Just me?  I love my mom more than life, but she is an easy target.  She gets phrases wrong all the time.  I really need to start writing them down.  One […]

Teaching your kids good money habits

Teaching your kids good money habits

I remember the first couple weeks after I had moved off to college like it was yesterday.  One of the most impactful realizations was living with a dorm full of strangers and seeing how differently everyone was brought up.  For the first 18 years of […]

5 side hustle ideas when your income isn’t enough

5 side hustle ideas when your income isn’t enough

Life is expensive isn’t it?  Even when you do everything right, work hard and further your education, sometimes it’s still not enough.  I know a thing or two about side hustles.  One of the things I learned about myself early on was that I didn’t […]