How to Create & Stick to the Grocery Budget

Ever go to the grocery store and walk out with items you never planned to grab?  Or spend a little over your budget?  [raises hand] Been there, done that!  The grocery budget is easily one of the more costly items on the budget and it can be so frustrating when you go over. Here is

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Learning to Become a Cheerful Giver

Imagine waking up on a Monday morning to a car sitting in your parking lot topped with a golden bow.  Not only is a free car sitting in your driveway, but it is a Monday- so this completely takes you off guard!  Head spinning and words too lost to find, your world quickly fills up

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Our Journey to Debt Freedom as Newly Weds

They say the way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time.  I say this holds true with a wedding cake… And getting out of debt. From the beginning of our matrimony, we collected a combination of his and her student loans, a car loan, and several credit cards loaded with impulse purchases to

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4 Ways to Save When Dining Out

Throughout the week, I find myself eating home cooked meals and taking leftovers to work.  To break up the cooking/cleaning/prepping routine that comes with eating home cooked meals, we try to hit up one of our favorite local restaurants or treat ourselves for take-out during the weekend.  And as much as we enjoy a good time dining out,

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Intentional Spending Tip: Unsubscribe From Junk Emails

The past Friday afternoon- in record timing, I get an email from the Redbox showcasing all of the movies they have available for the upcoming weekend.  Immediately, I pictured myself picking out a movie and enjoying good quality couch time with a bowl of hot buttery popcorn.  As the imagination of my stay-at-home movie date

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4 Ways to Find Money without Taking On Another Job

Ever stare at your budget and wonder “there has to be another way to save…another thing we can do without!”  Well, if I am the only crazed one, here, then I am okay with that. 🙂  Without further a due, please allow me to share 4 ways I put money back into our cash flow. 1.

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