If you’ve followed along with my blog posts, you’d know that one of my favorite things to do is travel, and I find it even more rewarding when I can do it well within my budget. Having a baby hasn’t changed that, and we’re excited to be planning our first vacation as a family of three!
The signs are slowly starting to appear: the sun hangs around a little longer every day, the breeze is a little warmer, and the plants are looking a little greener… summer is on its way! We still have some time before it’s in full swing, so that makes now the perfect time to prepare your budget for any extra spending you might be doing in the next few months.
I’m always on the search for a good deal, and I’ve found I’m more likely to stumble across better ones depending on where I shop. Target has been my go-to over the past few months for more reasons than I can count!
We only have about 4 weeks left until our new addition is expected to arrive, and I’d like to think we’re pretty well-prepared. As you could imagine, I’ve been doing a fair amount of shopping in order to get ready.
Since we’ve tried to eliminate as much extra spending as we can on going out to eat (check out our January Savings Challenge here), you might wonder if our grocery budget has changed at all. We’re already watching our savings grow just by prepping our own food and eating at home more often, but shopping smart can help you save even more money!
As much as I enjoy the holiday season, I’ll admit that it’s one of the busiest, sometimes stressful, and most expensive times of the year.
It’s no secret that I love to shop, and I’m a bit of a sucker for good deals.
For many people, Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season – time spent with family and friends, celebrations, and if you’re one of the lucky few, a little time away from work. I’ll admit, one of the things I most look forward to is all of the delicious food associated with the holidays, especially Turkey Day.
It’s starting. We haven’t even gotten to Halloween yet and I’ve already seen Christmas items for sale in stores. While part of me is secretly excited, the other half of me dreads what the holidays can do to my bank account. While all of the seasons we celebrate are really about being thoughtful and enjoying … Read moreHoliday Budgeting: The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year
We all need it and use it everyday, but sometimes we forget about it when it comes to budgeting – it’s clothing!