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Halloween is right around the corner and you know what that means! It’s a fun holiday to celebrate, but it can get quite expensive. From Halloween party admission fees and overpriced costumes to pricey décor and expensive treats, it all adds up. My husband and I are...read more
I LOVE fall. I love cozy sweaters, hot cocoa, cooler weather, and beautiful fall colors. It's my favorite time of the year! Fall doesn't last very long in Minnesota (winter often starts in late October), so I have to make the most of it while I can. I adore fall...read more
If you're new around here, I post an update every quarter that shows how we’re doing on our debt snowball and other goals. This helps to hold us accountable and to keep track of our progress. We're getting close to debt freedom and I'm SUPER excited! July, August,...read more
You're reading a frugality blog right now, so you've probably heard of personal finance guru Dave Ramsey. If you haven't read any of his books (I highly recommend reading The Total Money Makeover), you might not know that Dave Ramsey's seven step plan for financial...read more
My husband and I have been watching HGTV a lot lately, and I'm always amazed by how expensive the home renovations are! I can't help but wonder how any average person can afford to pay tens of thousands of dollars to remodel. I did some research and discovered that...read more
When I was in high school, I only weighed 110 pounds. During college, grad school, and my early 20's, I continually put on more and more weight. Eventually my weight hit a number I never thought I'd see. I was scared. I knew if I didn't make some major lifestyle...read more