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That Time I Found $231 In My Basement

  March 7

Yesterday was one of those crazy days that was full of highs and lows. In the morning, I talked to my accountant, Eric, who told me my tax bill was going to be about $2,000 more than I was expecting. Womp. Womp. One day I’ll get my business tax estimations right, but this year’s miscalculation … Continued

The #1 Mistake Women Make With Their Money

  February 2

Raise your hand if you’ve made a money mistake… Oh yeah, I see you waving your hand out there. Don’t worry; you’re not alone. I’ve been there too, more times than I can count. Got into credit card debt? Check. Took out too many student loans? Check. Didn’t read the fine print on an apartment … Continued

How to Buy Long Lasting Clothes For Your Kids For Less

  January 26

I don’t know about you, but I’m getting tired of my kids’ clothes wearing out. I mean I get it; they cannot keep their yogurt on a spoon to save their lives, so it’s no wonder I wash their clothes constantly. Is it so much to ask, though, that clothes not fade right away or … Continued

How I’m Going to Replace All My Makeup for Under $70

  November 9

Early this morning, I went to move the laundry from the washer to the dryer, and I noticed I somehow put my entire makeup bag into the washing machine. Literally, my whole bag of makeup with my brushes, foundation, mascara, eyeshadow, and even some nail polish went through a heavy wash in the washer (as if … Continued

How To Get Your Wedding Sponsored & Save Lots of Money

  November 3

Are you stressed over the cost of your wedding? Do you wish someone else would just pick up the bill? Well, you’re not alone! We all know that weddings are expensive, but it hurts more when you’re the one writing the checks. The average cost of a wedding in the US is close to $30,000! Crazy, … Continued

This is the One Big #Adulting Step You Need to Do

  October 18

Ah, #adulting. It feels like I am adulting quite a bit lately. The other night, my husband and I spent an hour unclogging our vacuum cleaner. It was quite dreamy and romantic, the perfect way to spend a candlelit Sunday night. 😉 Then, once we got the thing unclogged (it was a pair of my underwear … Continued

How to be Financially Successful in Your First Year of College

  August 24

The first day of college is an incredibly exciting time for students. After all, you’re finally on your own! You don’t have to ask permission to go anywhere or do anything. It’s completely up to you how you want to spend your time, what classes you take, what type of job you’ll have, and how … Continued

Why We DIYed Our Taxes Our First Year of Marriage

  April 14

This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file your taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct.com. You got this.  It seems that life has gotten more complicated than ever over the past few years. After getting … Continued

4 Steps for a Successful and Cost Efficient Move

  March 31

This post is brought to you by You Need a Budget. Try their budgeting tool for free for 3 months (no credit card required – you know I’ve got your back!) I’ve been blogging for nearly six years now, and in that time, I’ve written about living in numerous different places, major life changes, and … Continued
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