January 6, 2017
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No Spending Month – 30 Days Without Extra Expenses

I have a 30 day dare with myself and my family not to have any extra expenses. This is our “no spending month” and I’d love for you to join me on this challenge. Read about my “why” and how I … Continue reading

June 15, 2016
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How Much Will a Disneyland Vacation Cost? – Free Printable Checklist!

How Much Will a Disneyland Vacation Cost Me? Planning a Disneyland vacation is more than just deciding between visiting Tomorrowland or Adventureland first. You need to find out how much a Disneyland vacation is going to cost! You need to … Continue reading

October 14, 2014
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8 Budget-Friendly Ways to Make it Through the Holidays

With autumn here and winter fast approaching, we move into the festive “holiday season”! For some though, this time of year is also wallet-draining, stress-inducing and all-around nerve-wracking! But it doesn’t have to be that way! Here are some tips … Continue reading

October 1, 2014
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Budgeting Steps to Savings -Buying the Best You Can Afford…Without Going Broke

Cheap stuff is cheap for a reason. For me, I’d much rather buy a higher quality item than something made cheaply. I use the word “cheap” as something that is inexpensive and also of lesser quality. I know there are … Continue reading

August 27, 2014
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Budgeting Tip – Don’t Want It? It’s Defective? Tips for Making Returns

If you got it home and changed your mind, don’t keep it or give it away…take it back to the store and get a refund! It’s broken or defective, even months after you bought it? Again, take it back and either … Continue reading

August 6, 2014
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Top Tips for Budgeting for Back to School

  The stores have us in the mid-set that “back to school” means freshly sharpened pencils, crisp new clothes and brand new shoes. There must be a snazzy new backpack, bright new spiral bound notebooks and never-used crayons. All the kids … Continue reading

August 1, 2014
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Budget Round Up Challenges and Cheers – Month #1

End of the month…Time to pull out the calculators and see how we did with savings and budgeting this month! Challenges- For me personally, this was a challenging month to save. My husband and I are traveling to Europe this … Continue reading

July 25, 2014
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Budgeting Tips – 9 Easy Swaps…I Promise They Don’t Hurt!

Budgeting and saving doesn’t have to mean sacrificing. It might just mean making small changes or tweaks in what you’ve been accustomed to. Swapping should be easy and painless, it just takes creativity and preparation! Secondhand Charm Secondhand books and … Continue reading