I'm convicted and at a stand still of my reliance on TV and the internet. I'm realizing that I'm addicted, and this isn't healthy for my mind, body, and soul. There are so many things that go into our mind through the gateways of our eyes and ears. I'm reflecting on the recent binge watching… Continue reading Our Constant thirst for Entertainment
To save or not to save, that is the question? Saving is one of those things in life that takes LOTS of discipline. We want everything now, and sometimes don't have the will power to forfeit quick desires for the "big kahuna" of our hearts fancy. Saving is something that can be learned but not… Continue reading Do you know how to save?
Living on one income today is not easy, nor the norm, but it's possible. Creating a budget is essential to our living. We aren't rich, but we do have necessities and wants. Having a goal is great but if there's no plan to get there it rarely gets met. My advice to any and everyone,… Continue reading How I budget for a family of 5
Recently, driving in my car, and listening to a nationally syndicated radio program I learned a new term... doggonit... I'm in the car with my husband and we are listening to a politically charged radio segment, when a caller decides to express his voting preferences most profoundly. Doggonit was his word and he laced his… Continue reading Hilarious, Doggonit!
Thrift shopping saves money, if you don't know, now ya kno. Before I was married, and before the little ones I spent EVERY week. Why? Because that's what young folk do. You know, you get paid, you spend every cent, you find new things to spend money on, that you couldn't afford the week prior.… Continue reading I love Thrift Shopping!
Which is better? I regularly bargain shop at the cheapest and most reachable stores. These happen to include the dollar store giants Family Dollar and Dollar General. I've been to both but have fallen in love with one over the other... Family Dollar. Now I don't like to drive far to shop, unless I'm in… Continue reading Family Dollar vs. Dollar General
Want a good smelling fridge? ... Just throw it away! U know that piece of food that u cooked last week but forgot about. Smell test first, if there's a stench it's old food or something that needs a little wiping. Find that little fellow and trash em. Teach your kids to take things out… Continue reading Just throw it Away!