Frugal Living

Homemade Laundry Detergent

You want to save money but you are always lacking time. You can only invest the time to make products that are going to save you the absolute most money. I completely get it. Making our homemade laundry detergent is absolutely one of the largest ways we save money. It’s about 85-95% cheaper than store bought and… Continue reading Homemade Laundry Detergent

Frugal Living · Frugal Meals

Cheap & Healthy Egg and Veggie Casserole

Do you have every intention of bringing your breakfast with you to work only to run out of time and stop to pick something up? Do you want to eat something healthy but think your limited budget means you have to eat cold cereal? This is a super cheap and healthy breakfast (or lunch) idea… Continue reading Cheap & Healthy Egg and Veggie Casserole

Finances

Top 5 Ways to Stay Motivated While Paying Off Debt

Making the choice to gain control of your finances and pay off debt is NOT easy. Paying off $245,000 worth of debt is absolutely NOT easy. The absolutely only way that we’ve been able to pay off as much as we have so far ($136,000 in 3.5 years) is by continuing to keep motivated. It’s fairly… Continue reading Top 5 Ways to Stay Motivated While Paying Off Debt

Frugal Living · With Kids

How to Save THOUSANDS of Dollars on Childrens’ Clothes Per Year

Currently I have three children, all under the age of 6 and I don’t think I’ve spent more than a few hundred dollars TOTAL on all 3 kids’ clothing their entire lives. Most of that cost was for our first daughter before we were very frugal and didn’t live close to friends or family for… Continue reading How to Save THOUSANDS of Dollars on Childrens’ Clothes Per Year

Finances · Frugal Living

Top 20 CRAZY things we’ve done to get out of debt!

Dave Ramsey talks a lot about being gazelle intense while getting out of debt. Have you ever wondered what that really means on a day to day basis? Do you ever wonder what some actual examples are of what we have sacrificed on our debt journey? These are the top 20 craziest, most gazelle intense,… Continue reading Top 20 CRAZY things we’ve done to get out of debt!

Debt Repayment Updates

December 2016 Debt Repayment Update

Debt Repayment: In December 2016 we paid off a total of $8,458! At the end of December 2016 our total debt remaining was $111,032. We paid off one of our student loans and a significant portion of our furnace! We celebrated paying off our student loans with a family trip to an indoor swimming pool! Keeping… Continue reading December 2016 Debt Repayment Update