Spring Cleaning: Refreshing My Kitchen

I love the Spring!  Fresh blooming flowers and longer hours of sunshine has a way of bringing a sense of new beginnings… and ultimately making way for summa, summa, summa time! One of my new favorite activities during this season is Spring cleaning!  This sort of cleaning forces you to take inventory of everything you own

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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 I Persevere through Tiredness

Ever feel tired and unmotivated to take action or complete projects?  Maybe you just don’t feel like doing the simple day-to-day tasks? [Raises hand]  I will be the first to say, that from time to time, I definitely have my moments!  But, when I start to feel the struggle, I search for ways to get

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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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Library Adventures: Becoming a Student Again

In recent weeks, I have been craving a good book to read.  I cannot say I have an overwhelming love for books- but, every so often, I do enjoy a good read.  So I began my search in the book store, looking up top sellers and working my way through the aisles.  Understanding how books

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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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