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This is the One Big #Adulting Step You Need to Do

  October 18

Ah, #adulting. It feels like I am adulting quite a bit lately. The other night, my husband and I spent an hour unclogging our vacuum cleaner. It was quite dreamy and romantic, the perfect way to spend a candlelit Sunday night. 😉 Then, once we got the thing unclogged (it was a pair of my underwear … Continued

44 Teacher Christmas Gift Ideas (All From Amazon Prime!)

  October 18

Are you looking for teacher Christmas gift ideas? What about last minute Christmas gift ideas for teachers? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I absolutely love shopping for Christmas gifts, but I also know it takes a lot of time – and who has that?! If buying Christmas gifts for teachers slipped your mind amid … Continued

How to be Financially Successful in Your First Year of College

  August 24

The first day of college is an incredibly exciting time for students. After all, you’re finally on your own! You don’t have to ask permission to go anywhere or do anything. It’s completely up to you how you want to spend your time, what classes you take, what type of job you’ll have, and how … Continued

Why We DIYed Our Taxes Our First Year of Marriage

  April 14

This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file your taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct.com. You got this.  It seems that life has gotten more complicated than ever over the past few years. After getting … Continued

4 Steps for a Successful and Cost Efficient Move

  March 31

This post is brought to you by You Need a Budget. Try their budgeting tool for free for 3 months (no credit card required – you know I’ve got your back!) I’ve been blogging for nearly six years now, and in that time, I’ve written about living in numerous different places, major life changes, and … Continued

This Is What Happened When I Spent $1,500 on Food

  March 7

Over the past few years, I’ve tried many different ways to reduce my grocery bills. There were times in my life, even recently, where I would try to spend only $250.00 a month on groceries. I wrote posts on how to spend $50 a week on groceries. It was hard, but at that time, I was trying to … Continued

Why Money is the Most Important Topic Imaginable

  February 22

I’m sure I’ll get some backlash from this post, from my declaration that money is the most important topic imaginable. So, let me just go ahead and shock you even further by saying I actually believe money is the most important topic in the world.  Hear me out. It’s important you know that I’m not advocating … Continued

50 Creative Ways to Save Money

  February 13

I’m always looking for creative ways to save money. As a busy mom and entrepreneur who is trying to pay down student loan debt and save for the future, I am constantly learning about new ways to save. I hear from many of my readers that sometimes, saving money in small ways doesn’t feel worth … Continued

The Cheapest and Easiest Way to Store Family Photos

  January 25

I was never very careful about saving and storing online photos until I had kids. Yep, in the past, I was one of those people who had computers die on me with no backups, and I’ve lost photos of trips before. It was always disappointing in the moment, but it never affected me in a major … Continued
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