family budget

My 2019 Goals: Turning Fear Into Trust

My 2019 Goals: Turning Fear Into Trust

This will be my Year of Trust where I plan to stop letting fear of failure and the unknown, as well as self-doubt, hold me back from what I know is my true potential. I’m sharing the break down of my 2019 goals and how I plan to take my fears + self-doubt and flip them into a cultivated life full of faith + trust.

How to Help Your Kids Not Become Another Money Statistic

How to Help Your Kids Not Become Another Money Statistic

Not Another Money Statistic really fills a gap in the world of personal finance books! This book is such a valuable tool to help our younger generation successfully manage their finances and prevent the mistakes that so many of us older people have already made. 

How the Powersheets can help you on your Debt-free Journey

How the Powersheets can help you on your Debt-free Journey

I’ll be honest, buying the Powersheets was completely out of my comfort zone, but they have literally changed my entire life! Spending money on ourselves during this debt-free journey is not always easy, but I think it’s so important to always continue to invest in our personal growth. This journey is about so much more than just money...it’s actually more about intentional living than anything! In this article, I’ll share 6 ways that the Powersheets can help you on your debt-free journey.

2017 in Review from A Family on a Journey to Financial Freedom

2017 in Review from A Family on a Journey to Financial Freedom

 I wanted to share a little recap of my 2017 year. I spent most of December resting + reflecting on the amazing year that my family + I had, so I wanted to share with you my goals from the past year, my reflections, lessons learned, + of course lots of photos of my adorable babies (#momlife ...gotta show off the kids, you understand right!?!).
My hope with sharing this little recap with you is to help motivate + inspire you to know how much good much can happen in one short year!

Family Activities for Christmas on a Budget

Family Activities for Christmas on a Budget

In my opinion, spending time together + having fun as a family is really the most important thing about the Holidays. The best part is that most of these family activities are either free or super budget-friendly! 

Today, I want to share a few of my favorite activities for families on a budget this Christmas season. 

Decorating for Christmas on a Budget

Decorating for Christmas on a Budget

Decorating for Christmas is one of those things that's really more of a "want" than it is a "need"...but it just makes us so dang happy that it's hard to completely skip it! Today, I want to share a few frugal Christmas decorating tips with you that helped me during my tightest budgeting Holiday Seasons! 

Shopping for Christmas on a Budget

Shopping for Christmas on a Budget

No matter how much planning goes into your Holiday Budget or how much thought goes into your gift ideas, that can all go out the window as soon as you walk into a beautiful store at Christmas time. I've been there too friend! ...but that's not going to be us this year! Let's get you a shopping plan!

Giving Gifts for Christmas on a Budget

Giving Gifts for Christmas on a Budget

Gifts are usually the biggest part of any Christmas Budget, and often times the thing that pushes us into over-spending or even using credit cards + wracking up debt during the Holidays; but I'm here to show you that it doesn't have to be that way! 

Planning for Christmas on a Budget

Planning for Christmas on a Budget

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to start planning! However, planning for something as big as the Holiday Season while living on a budget can be a challenge, so I wanted to share a few of my favorite tips for Planning for Christmas on a Budget.

How I organize my bank accounts

How I organize my bank accounts

In this article I'll share with you how I organize my bank accounts, what has worked best for my family as we work through paying off our $490k worth of debt, + give you some real life examples to actually help you get started organizing your own bank accounts. 

Why there is no such thing as a normal grocery budget

Why there is no such thing as a normal grocery budget

I really want you to realize that there is no such thing as normal! It's okay to ask someone else for a guideline, but there are 5 key factors that you have to take into consideration when establishing a grocery budget. In this article, I'll share with you what these 5 factors are + how to create your own "normal" grocery budget.