Budgeting, Debt Free, Debt Free Living, Finances, Giving, On a budget, Resources, Saving money

How to Create a Budget that Works: Plus a Resource That Will Help

Katie / January 12, 2018

  Budgeting. It’s not always a fun task, right? Well, while I wouldn’t constitute it as a fun task, it can be an easier and simpler task if you do it correctly. But what’s the correct way? You have to learn how to budget. Budgeting is a learned skill. It takes practice. It’s not something that you’re born knowing how…

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Budgeting, Meal Planning, On a budget, Resources, Saving money, Simplify

7 Ways to Simplify Dinner Time

Katie / January 10, 2018

Kids screaming, pots overflowing, smoke alarm going off (or is that just my house??), dishes clanking, the toddler spilling his cup while standing on the table and the older children screaming “I DON’T LIKE THAT!”…ahhh, the sweet, docile sounds of dinnertime… I know that it can be challenging to plan, purchase, and serve meals to a young and growing family…

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Caring for yourself, Clothing, Saving money, Thrifting, Uncategorized, Wardrobe

How to Create a Wardrobe You Love Part 2: Thrifty Shopping

Katie / December 23, 2017

DISCLAIMER: This post is NOT in any way affiliated with THREDUP. I have not been sponsored by them. These opinions are my own. However, this post does contain my personal referral link, which every ThredUp customer receives. When others sign up for ThredUp using that personal referral link, each party gets $10 credit to be used at ThredUp.com. Images used…

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Caring for yourself, Clothing, Decluttering, Konmari Method, Organizing, Resources, Saving money, Simplify, Style, Wardrobe

How to Create a Wardrobe You Love For Less

Katie / December 22, 2017

I am a huge advocate for saving money. There are many ways to do this but in this instance, I want to talk about clothing and in particular, creating a wardrobe for ourselves as wives and mothers. When I was newly married, I simply took my clothing from my house to our new apartment. I didn’t go through anything. I…

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