How to do a {big} Vacation on a Budget

Way (way!) back when I started this blog in the summer of 2011, I had a different title and focused mostly on getting good deals. I loved sharing these deals but it wasn’t where my heart was, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t still love finding the best savings in many areas of our […]

How to Work With What You’ve Got

One of my favorite hobbies (much to my husband’s chagrin) is upcycling furniture. (I’m one of those people who sends my husband to the curb on trash day to pick up people’s discards so I can make them pretty!) We’ve done several pieces over the last few years and it just feels good to put a new coat […]

Shopping the clearance racks- from home!

Don’t forget- the Giveaway for Total Money Makeover and More than Enough by Dave Ramsey ends at midnight, CST tonight! Enter here! The other day I mentioned on my Facebook page that my cousin (who’s the same size as me) was shopping the clearance racks at an outlet mall and texting me pictures to see if […]

If you Want to Party…

This is a sponsored post by Signazon. All opinions are my own. Sometimes I think about how I used to plan parties when I only had one or two children– super-cute invitations were sent out well in advance (usually sporting a photo or two), decorations that perfectly matched were bought, and thank you notes were […]

Boot camp- is it worth it?

Okay, I admit it. I’m one of those weird people that enjoys working out. In the last two years it’s become a habit and I’ve faithfully hit up the YMCA 2-3 times a week with different friends- it’s physically and socially good for me! In September, I decided to try something different. One of my […]

What’s better than cheap? {Free scripture printables!}

So I’ve been writing all month about ways you can save money. {If you’ve missed any posts, you can click here!} Even better than cheap items are free ones, right? Well, I’ve created three free scripture printables for you! All you have to do is subscribe to this blog by e-mail, and you’ll receive your […]