Want to buy a house? It’s definitely an exciting milestone to reach in life, but there are a few things you need to set in place first. Most homeowners didn’t just luck up on their situation and decide to purchase a home because they had extra money lying around. It takes some time, hard work, […]
Christmas is only 13 weeks away. And judging by how fast time seems to go you know that Christmas is going to be here before you know it. Even the big box stores are trying to remind us of Christmas earlier and earlier each year. I saw a whole Christmas tree display at the store yesterday! […]
A brand new school year will be starting up soon and retailers have already busted out the back-to-school ads. Back-to-school shopping can be a bittersweet thing for parents. On one hand, you may be excited to see your kids conquer another grade level and reunite with all of their friends, but on the other hand, […]
I’m not quite sure how it happens but every season my kids end up with waayy more clothing than they need. Pair that with the fact that they seem to go up a size every six months and kids’ clothes become a major source of clutter. I personally find that keeping clothes paired down to […]
I have a weird attachment to my car. I hate driving anything else. HATE. It. I assume that most people think I’m crazy for it. Like, when I pull into the school parking lot to pick up my kids and a good 80% of the people have a vehicle that is newer, shinier and certainly […]
When we moved last summer we knew we were going to incur some extra costs beside the cost of the house and property. The roof needed replaced for example, which we promptly had done after purchasing. We also had the septic pumped, bought a fireplace insert, wood splitter and planned a few other things. I […]
By: Christie Christmas shopping can be a nightmare for both your sanity and your budget! We reached out to some of our fellow personal finance bloggers for advice. Here’s some advice on dealing with mom guilt (<—a very real thing,) staying on budget and giving frugal gifts.