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 ever arrives. But I don’t believe it has to be […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one necessary ingredient? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I […]
So you have finally created a monthly budget and update it every month but yet struggle to actually stick to it. Or you haven’t even created a budget yet because you don’t see anyway you actually could stick to it, so why bother? I completely understand. Staying on track with a budget is hard. It […]
My husband was out of town last week for work, which means I was on my own for dinner. If you’re anything like me, thinking of dinner for one person is tough!
Have you ever realized how much it can cost you just by not paying bills the right way? By understanding how to avoid certain bill paying mistakes, you can actually save yourself money when you pay a bill rather than waste it. While I was in college, I worked with a particular company that I […]
This post was updated and republished on June 18, 2018. When you hear the word budget, what comes to mind? Perhaps you cringe, thinking it is meant to keep you a prisoner to your finances. Or maybe you think that it’s way too much work and would take too much time to even think about […]