On this journey to become more frugal without sacrificing quality of life, I've learned quite a few things: I've learned what I personally can and cannot sacrifice without feeling like I'm missing out, and I've also learned that sometimes spending money is the truly frugal thing to do. I've learned what frugal living means to me.

21 Things Frugal People DON’T Do!

On this journey to become more frugal without sacrificing quality of life, I’ve learned quite a few things: I’ve learned what I personally can and cannot sacrifice without feeling like I’m missing out, and I’ve also learned that sometimes spending money is the truly frugal thing to do.  I’ve learned …

Some wonder why we're working so hard to get out of debt, and especially why we're sacrificing material things like cars, vacations, and home improvements so we can put more money towards debt. The answer is simple: We do it because living below your means has tons of benefits!

9 Reasons to Live Below Your Means

While we’re not living WAY below our means, we’ve been slowly but surely chipping away at our debt, lowering our debt payment …

We have a child, a car, a house - and plenty of debt to go along with it? Why, oh why don't we have a will? I'm exploring the best online will creator!

Which is the Best Online Will Creator?

We’ve put this off for far too long, ya’ll. We’re grown adults with assets, debt, and even a child – so what …

I failed at some of my October Goals, but I'm Learning!

October & November Goals

I publicize my blog, financial, and family goals here every month so that I can hold myself accountable – since that was …

We had our highs and lows this month - so come check out our October and November Budget Update!

October & November Budget Update

I said that September went by quickly – but I think October went by even quicker!  This month we celebrated Baby RB40’s …

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Weekly Budget Check-In #3

One of my goals for October was to do weekly budget check-in, both with the Big Guy and here on the blog. …

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Throw a Frugal Birthday Party

My Baby Girl Turned 1 this past weekend. Oh, how time flies!  It seems like yesterday she was a tiny little newborn. …

Learn how to Retire by 40. Think it can't be done? Think again! I'm getting down to the nitty-gritty, dirty details about how we're cutting expenses, earning more money, and saving, saving, savings!

How to Retire by 40 – Part 4

 This is part 4 of a 5 part series detailing why we want to retire by 40, as well as how to …

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Weekly Budget Check-In #2

One of my goals for October was to do weekly budget check-in, both with the Big Guy and here on the blog. …

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The Pin Junkie Blogiversary Party!

Two years ago, Bonnie a.k.a. The Pin Junkie decided to actually do the things she pinned on Pinterest.  She made a few …