I’ll never forget my first lesson in personality traits. I was working at summer camp, and it was part of our staff training ritual. I didn’t understand why at first, but after 8 weeks of being in close proximately to one another, I knew. We had to understand each others traits, in order to […]
The key to NOT overspending on Christmas gifts is to shop with a solid plan. These 6 tips keep me coming in under budget year after year, and are proven to give you extra breathing room AND money left over. Also includes a FREE printable Christmas Gift Budget Sheet so you can stay on track throughout the season!
According to my calender, December arrives tomorrow. That means we need to get cracking on the gifts! But not just any old gift will do – you want your choice to be thoughtful, relevant, and most of all, used. As in, by the person who’s receiving the gift, not necessarily a thrift store find. […]
Maybe your really struggling financially this year, but still desire to give to a charity or help out a friend in need. One of the programs I enjoy participating in is Operation Christmas Child from Samaritan’s Purse. It’s easy, and fun. All you have to do is pack a shoebox for a boy or […]
Quick, go back and get caught up on the story with Part 1! You know how you look at everything your parents have and think that will be you in the first year of marriage? Ha. Not so. I don’t know what I was smoking. Everything looked so neat and nice on my registry […]
I don’t really have an amazing story to tell. I’ve never racked up $35,000 worth of credit card debt before finding the key to financial freedom, and my relationship with money has never been complicated. As far back as I can remember, I’ve always had a frugal head on my shoulders. It helped me get […]