My favorite things of 2017

My favorite things of 2017

As we come to the end of 2017 I wanted to take a few minutes to share some of my favorite things that have helped me through the past year! I've included a few books that I've read, podcasts + courses that have helped me, personal development resources I've used, + a few random items that I fell in love with this year! I also wanted to shout out a few of my awesome Sunny Side Up Life Community ladies who run a business or a side hustle, as well as a few of my fellow Budgeting Bloggers! I hope that these resources are helpful to you on your own journey! 

9 Steps to Financial Freedom for Your Family

9 Steps to Financial Freedom for Your Family

I wanted to do more than just struggle...and then one day die! I had dreams! One day I had finally had enough of survival mode. What I did next became a catalyst moment in my family’s life. That day changed our entire future.

How to stop hiding from your debt

How to stop hiding from your debt

The thing about hiding from your debt is that sometimes we don't even realize that we're actually doing it. We think that the survival mode and the stress of having so much debt is just normal and that everybody lives this way, so we really don't think that it's a big deal. ...but we are in fact actually hiding from our debt. I'll share with you two quick steps on how to stop hiding from your debt!

How to create some wiggle room in your budget

How to create some wiggle room in your budget

“We just don’t have anything extra.” ...it’s usually the first thing that comes up after you write down your budget. In the article I'm sharing with you 33 awesome tips for finding a little extra money to either save or pay towards your debt!

How to Stay Motivated While Paying off Debt

How to Stay Motivated While Paying off Debt

Paying off debt is no easy task! You sacrifice and do without, you get discouraged, and sometimes you even want to give up. It’s hard! I know! I’ve been there! 
In this article I’m going to share with you 8 simple tips that have helped me stay motivated over the past 3 years! 

How to Make a Cheap Summer Wardrobe

How to Make a Cheap Summer Wardrobe

One of my goals this year was to put some pep back into my wardrobe. I needed this new wardrobe to look stylish, be comfortable, and not cost a fortune! I'll share my whole 5 step process for the mom on a tight spending budget. Read more to learn my secrets to completely rebuilding my Summer Wardrobe for only $268!

My Husband's Perspective on Budgeting

My Husband's Perspective on Budgeting

Budgeting as a couple is hard! It just is! 
As they say, opposites attract, so it’s pretty common for there to be one spouse that’s the spender, and one that’s the saver. This can cause tons of disagreements when it comes to budgeting, saving, and planning out your financial future.