Baby Step 2

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

Selling Clothes: ThredUp vs. Poshmark

There are several resale websites/apps for clothing and fashion items. Two of the biggest are ThredUp and Poshmark. Both have great marketing, but which one is ACTUALLY better to use? I’ve used both, and none of this is sponsored. Just my thoughts and a few […]

Budget Fail and Budget Win

Budget Fail and Budget Win

This week I had a budget fail that really stuck out to me as a “stupid tax,” but then also a budget win that almost made up for it just a day later! These were both pretty unique things so I figured it might be […]

Budgeting Utilities + Tips to Lower Utility Bills

Budgeting Utilities + Tips to Lower Utility Bills

There are a few ways that might be helpful when budgeting for utilities. I can tell you upfront that when we began, we took a complete guess based on the square footage of our rental and hoped that it wouldn’t be over that amount. It […]

We’re Debt Free Pt 2: Our Debt Numbers

We’re Debt Free Pt 2: Our Debt Numbers

Not long ago, I shared the emotional story of How We Got Out of Debt (and I wish We hadn’t)….Yes. It sounds crazy that I wouldn’t want to be out of debt, but you have to read the story here to understand.  But I decided […]

We Are Debt Free, But I Wish We Weren’t.

We Are Debt Free, But I Wish We Weren’t.

Well….we are debt free. YEARS earlier than expected. And I wish we weren’t.   You are probably thinking I’m crazy or wondering what is wrong with me for wishing we were still in debt, but let me explain. I received a call from my mom […]

Spring Sprucing: Free or Budget Friendly Ways to Freshen Your Home

Spring Sprucing: Free or Budget Friendly Ways to Freshen Your Home

This year, spring has been fantastic. Growing up in an area that didn’t have spring made me not care for the season, but here it is truly a beautiful time. I see so many gorgoues home accent updates on Pinterest and Instagram, but they usually […]

Student Loan Rant: Times Have Changed

Student Loan Rant: Times Have Changed

I’m pretty active in some Dave Ramsey/Budgeting Facebook groups. These can be extremely helpful, but also can show how people are at varying levels of understanding. This is particularly true of the cost of college/university and how times have changed. One woman said that she […]

Panning Community in 2017

Panning Community in 2017

I don’t know HOW I missed this, but the panning community is a thing, and it’s amazing. Makeup lovers out there realizing that it’s REALLY easy to accumulate a LOT of makeup and pretty hard to actually use it all up. Gorgeous palettes are coming […]

Starting Your Budget: A Quick Guide

Starting Your Budget: A Quick Guide

Starting your budget, adjusting a budget, or tightening a budget can be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. When my husband and I got married, it was hectic for more than a few reasons, but we knew we were going to have […]

Save Even MORE Money On An Already Tight Budget

Save Even MORE Money On An Already Tight Budget

Do you feel like you are already doing everything right as far as budgeting and pinching but still need to somehow save even more money? Me too. Even though our debt payoff had been in a good place, we yesterday were given the news that […]