Finances


No Spending Update!
In February we decided to do a No Spend Month I had several requests to update you on how we did! If you missed the first blog you can read it here. Food $0 Going Out to Dinner $49.29 Personal Items: $0 Pet’s: $0 I think we did great Ryan […]

February No, Spend Month UPDATE!


No Spend February 4 comments
“A fresh month has come! Open your mind for opportunities, and you will be amazed at how much you are capable of achieving!” It’s that time again! Time for us to do a NO SPEND MONTH!! We did this back in November 2018 (read more here) As well as back […]

No, Spend February


Money Saving Apps
We all want to save money. I’ve been using these money-saving apps that actually pay you to shop!! The coolest part? You can use these apps alongside sales most of the time! Today we are going to talk about ways we are earning money back shopping! Earning money back on […]

Money Saving Apps You Need Before You Shop!



Wow is it really August already! This summer is flying by! My kids are back in school! Jack is starting his Sophmore year and Gillian is a 7th grader this year.  July was our no spend month you can read about it here. I am so glad we did this […]

SHOP YOUR KIDS SCHOOL SUPPLIES!


No Spending Update! 6 comments
July we decided to do a No Spend Month and today marks our halfway point so I wanted to do a little update. If you missed the first blog you can read it here. Food $0 Personal Items: $0 Pet’s: $27.75 Bedroom Remodel: $46.04 Bike Tire Tube $9.40 (Paid with […]

No, Spend Month UPDATE!


Budget Bathroom Remodel 4 comments
Time for a fun update to our master bathroom/ guest bathroom. Yep, that’s right Ryan and I share a bathroom with our guest’s. When this house was built it was meant for the upstairs bedroom to be the Master Bedroom/bathroom but Ryan and I wanted to be on the main […]

Bathroom Remodel on a Budget



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July is one of my favorite months! It’s my birthday month!!! Yay!!! Also the fourth of July has a special place in my heart. ❤ My husband Ryan and I first started dating on the 4th back in 2003! =) This July we have decided to do a no spend […]

No, Spend Month


Piggy Bank and Calculator 6 comments
Do you track your spending? For years we had a budget, but we would never really tracked our spending. Anyone else? 🙋🏼‍♀️ We just spent what we spent and on occasion, we would sit down and go over our budget. We would set a new budget again. And then we […]

Tracking Our Spending!


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Disclaimer: I am not in any way a financial advisor. I am simply sharing what we are doing as a family to become financially independent. If you have been following our journey to financial independence. You know that we are taking steps to FIRE (Financially Independent Retire Early) {You can […]

Simplifying Our Retirement Accounts



Earn Money Back from Grocery Shopping 7 comments
Today we are going to talk about ways we are earning money back on our groceries! This will be just an overview I will later do a full blog post on each topic! Earning money back on our groceries is a simple way to get us closer to our goal […]

How to get Money back from Grocery Shopping


Homemade Bread 4 comments
In the United States, we waste between 30 to 40 percent of our food supply, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. As a family we are guilty of this as well but we are trying our best to cut back on our food waste. What we have been […]

Shop your Pantry


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This is going to be a bit of a different blog series then I normally write. But I wanted to share this journey with you! Our journey to financial independence may seem like an extremely off-topic for my blog but in my eyes, I see quite the opposite! Our finances […]

Our Journey to Financial Independence