Does a Monthly Cash Flow Plan Make Sense for Your Family?

Here's one take on the benefits of having a monthly cash flow plan. We'll see if it work!

Do you use a monthly cash flow plan? Most people call it a budget, but that often leaves a bad taste in people’s mouths (mine included). Terminology aside, do you think it helps or hinders your money? Here’s why this matters so much to me. I spent the first half of my twenties avoiding a monthly cash flow plan, feeling it went against my freely

Kroger ClickList Review: Every Mom’s New Best Friend or Too Good to Be True?

If you're trying to figure out what Kroger's new grocery pickup service is all about, here's an in depth Kroger ClickList review that might help!

Grocery shopping may never be the same. Kroger upped its game in 2016 by creating an online shopping option with a roadside pickup. You order, pull up to the store, and they load your trunk with your groceries. Is it too good to be true? Here is my Kroger ClickList review. I’m a stay-at-home mother of two. I’ll be the firs to admit I don’t prefer losing

Life Insurance Tips for Every Wife or Mother

I found some great life insurance tips specifically for women in this article!

This article was sponsored by SelectQuote, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Women tick so differently than men. If you’re like me, then security is a pretty big deal. That’s why these life insurance tips are here. They’re designed to help start the conversation. It’s not an easy conversation to have, but it truly is worth it. Whether you’re married and home full

7 Frugal Alternatives to Cable

Here are a bunch of frugal alternatives to cable. Combining a few of them might just do the trick.

One of the most negotiable “needs” within a home is cable. Due to clever marketing and structured price packages that include internet and a land line for nearly the same price as cable, it’s hard to say no. If, however, you’re looking for some frugal alternatives to cable, this list is for you. When cable first hit the scene in 60’s and 70’s, who could have

My LuLaRoe Review: Are the Wildly Popular LuLaRoe Leggings Worth the Hype?

My honest LuLaRoe review on their buttery soft leggings!

Disclaimer: I received this product for the exclusive purpose of testing and reviewing it on this site. This is a LuLaRoe review, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Buttery soft. That’s how a friend of mine described her pair of LuLaRoe leggings to me. The fast-growing clothing brand first coined the phrase and its customers heartily agree. As a work-at-home mother of two,

How To Save for Retirement Without a 401(k)


I used to wonder why so many people, especially millennials, were confused about saving for retirement. After all, I thought, that’s why employer’s offer 401(k)s and other plans. Of course a 401(k) is a great way to save for retirement as most employers offer some sort of “match” on money you put into your 401(k) from your paycheck. If you are lucky enough to have

What Is Wrong with Gary Busey?…Nothing, Really.

What is wrong with Gary Busey, you ask? Bankruptcy is never simple. This article unpacks the cause and effect of his decisions and what we can learn from them.

You may have asked yourself, “What is wrong with Gary Busey?” Perhaps you heard about his near-fatal motorcycle accident or his drug overdose or that he declared bankruptcy in 2012. On the surface, you may see a man with deep, physical and mental struggles. What you’re really seeing is a man who fought to overcome some of the most difficult chapters of his life, rose

5 Apps That Pay You Money

5 apps that pay you money.

According to a study published on ABC News, cell phone users check their phone 150 times a day. That’s a lot of looking. Why not earn some cash for that? Sure, Pinterest is great and Snapchat is fun. But, let’s hit pause on texting and social media for a moment to unpack some real mobile apps that pay you money. 5 Apps That Pay You

Why a Season of Extreme Frugality Can Change Your Life

How extreme frugality can change your money and your future.

There once was a couple with a small income and big dreams. Most of those dreams revolved around the dream of having a family. They got married and danced down the aisle, hand in hand. Money was tight during those early years. Soon, a baby was on the way. With debts to pay and hospital bills waiting around the corner, extreme frugality became the name of

6 Quick, Tasty and Frugal Recipes

Here is a quick list of tasty and frugal recipes for your next grocery trip.

Food is the biggest budget buster in our house. If you’re trying to eat well and stay out of restaurants, here are several tasty and frugal recipes we’ve enjoyed over the years. To make things simpler, I’ve separated today’s recipes into three categories: Meals with leftovers. After all, what could be more frugal than cooking one meal that feeds your family multiple times? For the