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.

Everything You Want To Know About Walmart Grocery Pickup

Everything You Want To Know About Walmart Grocery Pickup

I’m pretty much obsessed with Walmart Grocery Pickup these days! It’s been a game-changer in my life for the past year, and I’ve gotten tons of questions about what I think about the service. I’ve compiled a list of 12 of the most frequently asked questions to help get you on-board with the grocery pickup game!

Why Camping Is Our Favorite Frugal Vacation

Why Camping Is Our Favorite Frugal Vacation

Back in October 2018 we cash-flowed a 5th-wheel camper for $6,900 as one of our big financial goals for after we became debt-free. However, that’s not where our camping adventures began. My husband, Daniel, and I have been camping together since before we were even married. Camping is so much a part of our relationship history that we actually went tenting camping for our Honeymoon.

Back-in-the-day camping was basically the only kind of vacation we could afford…same goes for both of our childhoods…so over time we had learned to love it for its many positive aspects and now choose to do it for more than just the frugal reasons.

I know many people who turn their noses up to camping, but hear me out on my reasons why our family loves it so much, and why it’s the perfect frugal vacation.

Summer Activities On A Budget

Summer Activities On A Budget

Summer is upon us my friends! Can you already hear your budget crying? Don’t worry! Yes, you might have to budget in a little more money for groceries if your kids aren’t usually home during the day, but you don’t have to budget in a ton of extra money into your “fun” category just because the season is changing! I’ve got your back with a few super frugal—yet fun—Summer activities!

Simple Savings Hacks

Simple Savings Hacks

Think you know all the savings hacks there are? THINK AGAIN! We all can get into a rhythm of savings habits - but don't lose out on saving money because you're complacent in your day-to-day routine. The days of only clipped newspaper coupons are behind us friends! Switch it up and check out these 5 simple savings hacks!

Year of Trust: 2019 Goals Spring Update

Year of Trust: 2019 Goals Spring Update

Giving your goals a Spring update, by re-writing all of the goals you set at the beginning of the year, will help you put into perspective what areas need more attention or what could be cultivated in a different way. Refreshing your goals helps you re-focus and re-align with what matters most to you. This is the kind of thing that makes you actually achieve your goals and not just set and forget them half-way through the year like main-stream society.

Mother’s Day Gifts On A Budget

Mother’s Day Gifts On A Budget

Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that can get expensive pretty quickly if we let it, because of course we want to spoil those special ladies in our lives…but we can do that without breaking the budget. I’m sharing 7 of my favorite places to shop for Mother’s Day on a budget!

4 Places To Start Selling Your Extra Stuff

4 Places To Start Selling Your Extra Stuff

When you first start out on your debt-free journey you’re probably going to need to find some extra cash to kick your budget into high gear. One of the best things you can do is to start selling things to make some quick extra money! I’m sharing 4 places to start selling things today!

How My Morning Routine Sets Me Up For A Successful Day

How My Morning Routine Sets Me Up For A Successful Day

We’ve all heard that the way you start your day sets the tone for the rest of your day, but I’ll be honest, with 3 kids at home...sometimes Momma just wants to sleep-in. I’ve read The Miracle Morning and I’ve listened to guru after guru preach about the benefits of waking up early, but the thing that really gets me motivated to get my butt out of bed is how I feel on the days that I actually do this!

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 to Declutter Your Budget

How to Declutter Your Budget

This might sound a little surprising, but my family actually got our start with Budgeting through Minimalism! I quickly learned that Minimalism spills into every aspect of your life. It’s about decluttering and simplifying your home, your calendar, your relationships, and even your budget! There are so many benefits to living a simplified clutter-free life, and gaining financial freedom is one of them!

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!

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.