Finances


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



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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   Recently updated !


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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