Debt Payoff, Mommy Life, Saving Money

How to Deal with Money Struggles

So I've been feeling a bit discouraged lately guys. I've got a major case of the money struggles. As you know, we saved our emergency fund in 6 weeks. It was super hard and to be honest I felt super accomplished after that. With something like financial goals, it's the little victories that keep you… Continue reading How to Deal with Money Struggles

Debt Payoff, Saving Money

How to Make a Debt Snowball

We are now officially in baby step two of Dave Ramsey's baby steps to financial freedom, the debt snowball. This is by far the hardest, and probably longest step of the baby steps. We have a total of $40,000 to pay off before we are debt free from everything but our house. That's a whole… Continue reading How to Make a Debt Snowball

Mommy Life

Potty Training in a Weekend

While we may have conquered one goal last month (saving our emergency fund), we decided to work on another goal to start off this month. So I'm here, in the middle of probably the hardest few days of my life.¬†And I've given birth to a human being people. Yeah, I'm talking about potty training. My… Continue reading Potty Training in a Weekend

Debt Payoff, Saving Money

Save Your Emergency Fund in 6 Weeks

Our emergency fund is DONE!!!! We officially saved an $1000 emergency fund in 6 weeks. Yeah, that's right. I said 6 weeks. How in the world did we save $800 in 6 weeks?? Well let me just tell you how. *Note: not all of our ways are typical for everyone   Don't pay extra payments… Continue reading Save Your Emergency Fund in 6 Weeks

Debt Payoff, Saving Money

Cash is Better Than Plastic

I've learned over the past few years that if I ever wanted to stick to a budget, I had to use cash. I don't know what it is about using a debit card that makes me not stick to a budget. Maybe it's because I need to physically see the cash leave my hand to… Continue reading Cash is Better Than Plastic

Printables, Saving Money

Menu Planning-Simple Money Saving

What's the biggest way to save money with your family?? Think about what you spend the most money on. Have you figured it out yet? FOOD That's right, you can waste the most money and save the most money with how you spend on food. That's going out to eat (which is a huge expense… Continue reading Menu Planning-Simple Money Saving