Our REAL Budget as a Single Income Family in 2018

That’s right, I’m going to tell you the real numbers in our single income family’s budget. Am I crazy? Maybe. But I want to show you that its possible to live well as a single income family. I use a zero based budget to balance my family’s finances. I wrote an…

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Save Money on Groceries without Coupons or Meal Planning

While I’m a huge advocate for meal planning, and religiously do so myself, life isn’t one size fits all. Some people may not be able to stick to the meal plan, which results in extra trips to the store to pick up extra (out of budget) ingredients last minute. I…

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Why We Have So Many Savings Accounts (& why you should too!)

For my husband and I, saving is a huge priority.  We’re in our early 20’s, own a home, and have a family already. There’s a lot that we need to be saving for. We have a strong budget set, and plenty of savings goals that we’re working toward. Oh, and…

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How to Stockpile for Baby!

Some links provided may be affiliate links. That means at no cost to you, I may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases. But as always, I only recommend/link products I genuinely like and truly recommend. For more information, see my disclosure policy here. When it comes to planning for your…

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Top 8 Ways You’re Wasting Money

Some links provided may be affiliate links. That means at no cost to you, I may earn a small commission from qualifying purchases. But as always, I only recommend/link products I genuinely like and truly recommend. For more information, see my disclosure policy here. #1 Convenience meals & snacks It…

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