Simple Money Saving Tips + Three 52-Week Savings Printables!

Saving money is an issue for most of us.  Whether there is not enough to make ends meet or we just aren’t sure how to manage it, money can be a giant source of stress to anyone’s life.  My love/hate affair with money goes up and down like a yo-yo most days.  Anytime we think we are getting ahead, life hits us with just “one more thing” and the bank account goes back down to zero. Just like with anything {Read More}

Monday Money Tip: Raid the Pantry!

Did you know that one of the easiest ways to save money is to cook at home?  Did you also know that in order to save more money, you should use up what you have before you buy a bunch more?  Today’s Monday Money Tip is…raid the pantry! We have a really bad habit of opening the fridge or cabinets and only seeing ingredients.  Then we grab the keys and either go to the grocery for a bunch of junk {Read More}

Beach On a Budget: Fun and Entertainment!

There are some things that continue to surprise me over and over.  Did you know that there are people who don’t enjoy going to the beach just for the sake of going to the beach?  I never realized this until I was an adult and I was speaking with other adults about vacation.  More than one said, “The beach is boring.  There’s nothing to do.”  Whaaaaaaat?????  Obviously, their idea of fun and entertainment is different from mine! To me, the {Read More}