Frugal 5 Friday

Frugal 5 Friday 7/21/17

I'm a little late posting this week because I was working! Here are 5 ways I saved money this past week. Frugal husband and I both worked extra hours. I know this is more about making money rather than saving money, but they all help the bottom line. I beat my record (3) and got… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 7/21/17

Frugal Home

Christmas in July- Planning for a handmade Holiday.

About 5 months after I had frugal kid number 1 I realized something. It is not possible to work full time and be the kind of Mom who goes all out at EVERY holiday, and birthday and "event". It seems like with 3 kids there is ALWAYS something going on that can be celebrated and… Continue reading Christmas in July- Planning for a handmade Holiday.

Frugal 5 Friday

Frugal 5 Friday 7/15/17

Phew this week flew by! I was traveling for work on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, which was both frugal and not so frugal. Frugal because my meals were all covered during that time, but not so frugal because Frugal Husband drove down to where I was staying and we definitely indulged in an expensive meal… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 7/15/17

Changing your approach to debt.

Staying Motivated on Your Journey to Being Debt Free.

We're about 5 months into our journey toward being debt free and I'm starting to feel it. The excitement is wearing off, the numbers don't seem to be moving nearly as fast as I'd like them to and I'm tired!  So what can you (I) do to stay motivated? Here are my top 5. I… Continue reading Staying Motivated on Your Journey to Being Debt Free.

Frugal 5 Friday

Frugal 5 Friday 7/7/17

Hi Everyone, this week I was gearing up for travel for work and it felt like there was minimal time to pay attention to frugality, but we squeezed a few things in. I worked on unplugging things that we're not using. We started unplugging our modem at night and noticed a pretty significant drop in… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 7/7/17