Fancy dinners out on the town, expensive bottles of wine, going to a concert are all wonderful ways to enjoy a Valentine’s Day date, an anniversary, a birthday, or a random night of the week – when you can afford it.
In this day and age, our lives are so busy and hectic that being overwhelmed is usually a matter of when and not if. With our long to-do lists, taking care of the family and, for many of us, working on top of it all, it’s not wonder we often feel stressed and overwhelmed. And […]
Having separate bank accounts is pretty trendy at the moment, especially among millennials. Many of them seem to be ditching the traditional route of having joint checking accounts and opting instead to keep their finances separate. But is this really a good idea? While there are many arguments for it, my opinion is that couples are […]
I am so blessed to be able to work my part-time job from home. I absolutely LOVE that I get to be with my son all day. It was difficult the first couple of months I went back to work after maternity leave and left him with a babysitter. I missed him so much! It’s […]
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!