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How To Get Your Wedding Sponsored & Save Lots of Money

  November 3

Are you stressed over the cost of your wedding? Do you wish someone else would just pick up the bill? Well, you’re not alone! We all know that weddings are expensive, but it hurts more when you’re the one writing the checks. The average cost of a wedding in the US is close to $30,000! Crazy, … Continued

How I Track My Budget In 5 Minutes

  August 11

Do you hate money and budgeting?  Many people do.  Everyone says you have to track your spending in order to achieve financial success… but what a pain.  Even though I’m a CFP, I struggled with budgeting for years.  Don’t misunderstand me; I actually loved the idea of knowing how we spent our money but I … Continued

How to Spend $50 a Week on Groceries

  January 16

If you want to learn how to spend $50 a week on groceries, you should first know that if I can do it, you can do it! If you look at any of my previous budgets, you’ll notice the hubs and I spent a ridiculous amount of money on food last year. $700… $600….plus eating out … Continued

I’m 28, and I’ve Never Had a Credit Card. Ever.

  September 16

Hi everyone! Hope y’all are having a great week! I didn’t mean to leave you hanging by leaving out a blonde pic of myself last week! It’s nothing fancy – just a few highlights! – but I hadn’t washed my hair in a while so it wasn’t looking too purty. I will get to it. … Continued

How To Use Cloth Diapers

  August 18

Some of you said I was crazy. My Dad said I wouldn’t last a week. There have been times I couldn’t stand the sight of one more diaper, but ultimately I learned how to use cloth diapers very quickly, and they’ve been a life saver in so many ways. Over the past few months, I’ve … Continued

How to Afford a Long Distance Relationship

  August 12

Back in the olden days (like 3ish years ago), hubs and I had to have a major long distance relationship. I went to grad school three hours away from him. We spent the first few months of our marriage apart. Then, he went to Grenada and we spent even more months apart. It was crazy. … Continued

5 Tips for Scoring Big at Thrift Stores

  July 9

Please welcome my friend Alice, who I actually got to meet in real life! Alice is a personal finance and fashion blogger in Baton Rouge, LA. She blogs at Earning My Two Cents and What I Really Wear. Enjoy… Thrift shopping can be a great way to save money and expand your wardrobe. Plus, it’s … Continued

Saving Money Isn’t for the Sleep Deprived

  June 23

Why is it that I always have these random breakdowns in the grocery store? Seriously, remember that time I almost cried over the chip aisle after I returned to the USA from Grenada? Yesterday was kind of like that except way less fun because I didn’t go home with chips. Despite being up all night … Continued

3 Sawwweet Businesses You Can Start From Home

  June 18

Please note: This post was created in collaboration with DigitalMediaCircle. One of the best (and most stressful, exciting, scary, & amazing) things I’ve done for myself is start a small business from the comfort of my own home. It was so much work and so many hours, but when I finally became a full time … Continued

For All The People Who Want To Buy A House Overseas

  June 18

Please note: This post was created in collaboration with DigitalMediaCircle. Older readers of mine will know that I lived overseas for almost three years in the Caribbean. I wrote tons about my time there, namely about all of the weird and yet awesome experiences that come with living abroad. I always found it interesting when … Continued
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