I’ll never forget my nephew once asking my sister, “Why don’t you just go get a gift card to buy [whatever the item was] so you don’t need any money.” Aha! As if you can just pull a gift card off the shelf and use it with no questions asked. The ignorance is adorable 🙂 […]
Christmas can often be a time of stress, overwhelm, worry and when we spend a lot more money than we ever planned. All of these characteristics is often due to last minute Christmas shopping and not even having a plan for Christmas shopping before it arrives. This has been my story for so many years. But I don’t believe it has to be this way!
I never used to meal plan, but since I started a couple of years ago, it has been a total game changer for me! Meal planning simply means planning out all of your meals in advance. It can be a week, two weeks, or even longer in advance. It can also mean prepping meals to freeze so you can cook them far down the line. Here is how meal planning helps me:
For many of us, house cleaning is not our favorite thing to do. It can often be time consuming and frankly, we’d just rather be doing something else! That is why I like to be a speed cleaner when it comes to my place. And the kitchen is no exception! In fact, I think that when the kitchen is clean, it makes the rest of the home look a lot nicer! So I always start in this room. Below are my tips for getting your kitchen clean as quickly as possible.
What kinds of traditions does your family have around the holidays? Sitting around the fire sipping hot chocolate? Participating in Secret Santa? Baking cookies together? In my family, one of my favorite Christmas traditions is that every adult gets every other adult a stocking stuffer . It doesn’t have to be anything expensive. It doesn’t even have to cost anything at all!
Wouldn’t you love to be able to call yourself an expert money manager? An expert money manager is someone who takes their personal financial management seriously. It is someone that is control of their finances and their financial future. It is someone that tells their money where to go instead of their money telling them […]