Financial Freedom Friday: How to Start Planning a Budget

monthly budget planning sheet

It’s been, oh, about 5 months since I’ve written one of these.  I was recently talking to a friend about starting a budget and it got me back in the mood to write about budgeting.  Since reforming my shopaholic ways and honestly enjoying the challenge of saving moola, our bank account has come a long […]

Pin It

March Wrap-Up

march wrap-up 2012

Well I’m a week late on getting this post up, but better late than never, right?  Let’s blame it on spring break laziness.   Anyway, let’s take a look back on what got done around here in March. I started out by sharing my dreams of building a window seat…which is almost done by the […]

Great Resource: Public Surplus

public surplus

Have you guys heard of Public Surplus? I just heard about it last week {I forget where I read about it!} and love it so much that I wanted to keep it to myself so none of you could steal any great deals near me thought I would share with all of you today.  It’s […]

FFF: February Wrap-Up

february wrap-up

Happy Friday! We all know by now that I love a good montly wrap-up.  It’s nice to see what has been checked off the list {and added to it} over the month, and also give you quick links to check out any posts you may have missed.  Let’s get to it.  I started off the […]

January Wrap-Up

january 12 wrap up

One month already down in 2012 and I feel good about our start.  We checked off a major project with the closet and had lots of tutorials to share, along with some other small projects in between.  Let’s review, shall we? As we worked on finishing up the closet, I snuck in some navy throw […]

Meal and Budget Planning Printables

weekly meals

A couple weeks ago I shared a budget planner printable to use on a monthly basis.  This past week I printed out my new pretty budget sheet and also created this cute weekly menu planner to go along with it.  I framed both and stuck some velcro on all 4 corners… Then hung them on […]

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

mexican stuffed peppers

After posting about our budget last week, I had some requests for recipes and meal planning ideas.  Today, I thought I would share a simple, yummy, inexpensive meal that we love at our house: stuffed peppers.  We love Mexican food, and have some variation about once a week {it’s cheap and delish}, so I make […]

Budgeting 101

Monthly Budget

If you’ve been reading this blog since last year, you may be familiar with our cheapo intentionally money-conscious way of life:)  Last year I gave some tips that have helped us through our Financial Freedom Friday posts.  With it being the beginning of a new year, new resolutions, and new goals, I thought you all […]

Pin It