Blank Monthly Budget Worksheet

Blank Monthly Budget Worksheet

I talk a lot about budgeting on my blog because it is one of the best ways to save money. A lot of people get scared off when they hear the word budget. They fear seeing where they are actually spending their money every month. But, in order to learn new spending habits and cutback you have to see your income and expenses. Using a monthly budget can help you…

Stock-up & Save this Holiday Season

Stock-up & Save This Holiday Season

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Glad. All opinions are 100% mine. Once again, the holiday season is upon us. If your family is anything like ours then this is a really busy couple of months. With so many different things going on from holiday parties to family dinners it feels like our house has a revolving door. But, I would not change any of…

Ways to Make Your Paycheck Last Longer

Ways To Make Your Paycheck Last Longer

Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck? If you are one of my email subscribers then you know that I ask you to reply back with your #1 financial struggle. In order to help you gain control of your finances I need to know what you are struggling with and how I can teach you to make better decisions with your money. One of the most common financial struggles…

Perfect Holiday Gift for Everyone on Your Gift List

Perfect Holiday Gift For Everyone On Your Gift List

I love planning ahead and being prepared for the holidays. It helps me to save money by figuring out everyone on our gift list ahead of time. I like to sit down and write down all of the people who will be purchasing a gift for during the holidays. Then, I will write a budget amount next to their names along with a few gift suggestions. For example, we will…

My Holiday Baking Tradition

My Holiday Baking Tradition

Do you have any holiday baking traditions? A few years ago we moved into a new neighborhood and I was invited to a cookie exchange party for the holidays. This was not something I had ever participated in, but it was a lot of fun. Many of you probably do a cookie exchange every year, but if you do not it is a get together with family or friends and…

Use a Gift Budget to Save Money

Use A Gift Budget To Save Money

I am always saying how important it is to have a budget to save money and stick to it. Well, the same concept applies to gift giving. You should have a gift budget to help you save money. Throughout the year, between holidays and birthdays and all the other gift giving occasions you can easily spend a small fortune! Having a gift budget will help you save money while still being…

10 DIY Gift Ideas

10 DIY Gift Ideas

Looking for some fun DIY gift ideas? Below you will find a list of 10 cool DIY gifts to help inspire you to create something awesome.   As most of you know I am always looking for ways to save money. Making your own gifts is a great way to cutback on spending money on birthday gifts and even holiday presents. I will admit that I am not always the…

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Free Printable Christmas Gift Tags

Are you looking for printable Christmas gift tags to use for the holidays? Check out our FREE gift tags that you can print below!   Printable Christmas Gift Tags If you are like me and already started your holiday shopping then it is time to start wrapping gifts! Do not waste your money on buying gift tags at the store when you can use our free printable christmas gift tags.…

How to Pay Yourself First

How To Pay Yourself First

Have you ever heard of the concept of paying yourself first? This simply means that before you pay for anything, including your bills, you put away a certain amount of your income to save. Your first bill that you pay every month would be to yourself. Yes, you read that correct. You would consider your savings account like a bill. Do you find yourself saying that you will stash away some…

The Biggest Budgeting Mistakes & How to Fix Them

The Biggest Budgeting Mistakes & How To Fix Them

We all know that budgeting helps us to have a better picture of where our finances are and helps us to be more fiscally responsible…but there are also many mistakes made along the way. Do you find yourself short on money at the end of the month? Taking from one line item to pay off another? Today, I am going to share with you some of the biggest mistakes people…

Beat the Afternoon Slump

Beat The Afternoon Slump

As a busy work at home mom I often find myself burned out by mid-afternoon. My days start very early and do not end until close to midnight. I keep a tight schedule and prioritize my tasks to help me be more productive, but no matter what I do I am always left wishing there were more hours in the day. Between school, preschool, blogging, sports and everything else throughout…

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Thanksgiving

10 Slow Cooker Recipes For Thanksgiving

Can you believe it is almost Thanksgiving. I know I say this a lot, but where does the time go? Today, I wanted to share with you these totally awesome slow cooker recipes for Thanksgiving. To tell you the truth I never thought about making any part of Thanksgiving dinner in a slow cooker {speaking of slow cookers did you know you can buy a Wifi-Enabled Slow Cooker - crazy?!?} I have…

Kids Thanksgiving Placemats – FREE Printable

Kids Thanksgiving Placemats – FREE Printable

Have you thought about using Kids Thanksgiving Placemats for your children? Not only is it a great way to entertain your child during dinner, but it will help them not feel left out. Most people are very traditional when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner and children do not get to have fun. This is the perfect way to incorporate your child while still providing them with the chance to color…