Taking a look at our spending for the month can help us see how small things and unexpected things add up, and seeing it laid out in black and white can help us improve our financial planning. Plus it shows just how important it is to include an amount for unexpected expenses in our budgets. Here's the nitty-gritty...

Spending Breakdown for the Month

Due to that thing called life, we went over our spending budget for April. However, I’m happy to say that a lot of these things won’t be repeating next month, woohoo! Here’s our spending breakdown for the month. Making this list is so helpful for me in creating and sticking to budgets for future months, …

Mom’s are our treasures. They mean more to us than we can ever express, because they’re simply priceless. But that doesn’t mean showing how much they mean to us has to break the bank. Here are 12 no-cost Mother’s Day gift ideas that are straight from the heart. Trust me, your mama will feel the love.

12 No-Cost Mother’s Day Gifts (from the Heart)

Mom’s are our treasures. They mean more to us than we can ever express, because they’re simply priceless. But that doesn’t mean showing how much they mean to us has to break the bank. Here are 12 no-cost Mother’s Day gift ideas that are straight from the heart.

Eating at home can be tough when you're low on time and energy--and let's be real--when you're on a budget. This recipe for making reuben sandwiches at home is super quick and delish. Plus it's family-friendly and will help you stay within your budget. I mean, 6 sandwiches for $10? That's what I'm talkin' about.

6 Easy Reuben Sandwiches for Under $10

Eating at home can be tough when you’re low on time and energy–and let’s be real–when you’re on a budget. This recipe for making reuben sandwiches at home is super quick and delish. Plus it’s family-friendly and will help you stay within your budget. I mean, 6 sandwiches for $10? That’s what I’m talkin’ about. …

Is staying home your ultimate dream job, but it seems financially impossible? Chances are good these tips can help you make it happen. It all depends on how bad you want it. Here's how I used cutting back, substituting, and eliminating expenses to quit my job when I couldn't afford to.

How I Quit My Job When I Couldn’t Afford To

Seven months ago I quit my job. It had always been my dream to stay home, so I should have been so excited that it was finally happening. But instead of a dream come true, it felt a little like a nightmare. Because I quit my job when I couldn’t afford to. Share Pin Stumble …

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. Family time, the Easter message, egg hunts. The chocolate. But let's be real. Those Easter baskets can put a huge dent in your budget. Here are some ideas for keeping it cute and affordable with easy Easter baskets that are "cheap cheep."

Easy Easter Baskets that are “Cheap Cheep”

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. Family time, the Easter message, egg hunts. The chocolate. But let’s be real. Those Easter baskets can put a huge dent in your budget. Here are some ideas for keeping it cute and affordable with easy Easter baskets that are “cheap cheep.” Share Pin Stumble Tweet

Is your kitchen so cluttered that you find yourself eating out so you don't have to deal? These 5 easy steps will help you cut down on headaches from overwhelm, plus end up saving you money!

5 Steps to a Kitchen That will Save You Money

Having material possessions is a blessing, and I’m so thankful for the things I have. But, maybe you can relate to this, I definitely have stuff that I don’t even use. Cleaning out things that go unused (and let’s be honest, sometimes it’s just plain junk) is so freeing. Plus, it can help you save …