The One Item That Makes a Sam’s Club Membership Worth It

I wrote a post last year about whether a Sam’s Club Membership is worth the money or not. Even though we get to use a card through my husband’s job, I know now that I would buy our own membership in a heartbeat for this one reason. I mentioned in the original post that we […]

How to Never Run Out of Toilet Paper Again! (And save money doing it!)

One of the worst things in the world is running out of toilet paper when um, it’s too late to go find some, right? Once I was at a store with my cousin and had to use the restroom and realized there was NONE to be found, so I actually called her from inside the […]

Stocking up on Essentials and Treats for Toddlers + Giveaway

If there’s one thing my readers know, it’s that I L-O-V-E Sam’s Club. (Be sure to read to the end for a $50 Sam’s Club giftcard giveaway!) With 4 kids, it makes life so much easier to be able to go to the store less often and stock up on what we use all the […]

Saving Money for a Baby

When Ben and I began to talk about having a baby (11 years ago- how can that be?!?) we began saving most of my income and living on his. I worked part time as a teacher at a small Christian school so my income wasn’t much, but we knew we needed savings for one of […]

Bartering for Goods- It’s not a dead business

In a world where plastic is king and cash is still well-loved, you may wonder if bartering for goods exists anymore. I’m happy to tell you that I am proof that indeed it does! A few months ago, my daughter began taking gymnastics. I talked with the owner of the gym (whom we already knew […]

20 fun things to do with $20

I love writing about (and doing!) budgeting and giving, but sometimes it’s fun to write about little splurges here and there. I thought it would be fun to come up with 20 fun things to do with $20- like maybe for those times you find a twenty tucked in your back jeans pocket (hallelujah!) or […]

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