I remember shortly after my boyfriend started dating, he said to me, “You know, you’re kind of a baller for being a teacher.” While I appreciated the compliment (I expected to go my entire life without being called a “baller”), I wondered if he was insinuating that I maybe spend a little bit more…… Continue reading Guest Post: The Savvy Traveler on a Budget
I make good money, I just don’t know where it goes! I had to put it on my credit card because I ran out of money! I just had to buy that (insert any item) because it was (on sale, only one left)! I love a good sale! What is Impulse Buying? By definition, impulse…… Continue reading Impulse buying: The Downfall of Every Budget and Tips on How to Prevent It
Reblogging this from the Simple Dollar. It contains useful tips and information on getting out of debt and how to be frugal. I have used much of these tips in my quest in getting of debt. The Simple Dollar This page is full of helpful tips and ideas on how to get started. Enjoy!…… Continue reading 100 Great Ways to Save Money
Once upon on a time there was a girl who graduated college and was excited to begin her future. With stars in her eyes and a wedding ring on her left hand, she landed her first teaching job and bought her first home with her new husband. The new husband was a design engineer and…… Continue reading Credit score, I don’t need no stinking credit score!
Soups and stews are a great way top use up leftovers, get your veggies, and stay within a budget. We have been on a huge soup kick here at my house. Cheesy potato soup, chili, and tortilla soup have been in my crock pot lately. I can make a 5 qt. crock pot of soup…… Continue reading Some frugal tips for your Monday
We are a two parent household with six children under the age of twelve living on one income. I am a former teacher and have been home for eleven years as a stay-at-home mom. Being on one income has taken a lot of hard work over the past eleven years in order for me to…… Continue reading Not the Joneses