Having a budget plan for your family is a must in all areas. Not just for the major bills you pay monthly. One of the keys to successfully running a household for under $30,000 a year is managing your food budget. The way to make your food budget stretch is to use a few really helpful tips.
If you want an easy to make dinner recipes that are satisfying, comforting and filling then nothing beats soups and stews. A warm bowl will warm you up and comfort you inside and out. I gathered my easy instant pot soup and stew recipes that you should try now!
Ice Cream is a special treat at our house and only bought on rare occasions. In the winter I always feel silly buying something freezing cold as a snack when it is already cold outside. However, with the snow building up outside and resembling fluffy piles of sweet treats I couldn’t help but wonder how to take advantage of the situation. Since my kids, love doing anything related to the snow we ventured out to attempt our first try at Snow Ice Cream Recipe.
We were sitting on those chairs the ones reserved for the rich people who go to the beach. The ones who are on vacation, not us. We didn’t have much. I had just given my notice at my job, and he was a junior officer in the Navy. We had our backs against those chairs as the sun sets.Continue reading
How can you make $100 today? That makes no sense right? The best way to make money is to not spend money right? When I buy something and I do not have cash, I look at the actual cost. It helps me put it back unless I really need it. That is one of the ways I got out of debt. I became debt free. I paid attention to what I was spending.
This is how you will make $100 today. You will spend less. How you ask?
You should have completed your budget by now. If you didn’t read and complete it. >>> How to live without debtContinue reading
Did you know that using a calendar is a money saving tool that you can use and one of the best ways to save money? I am so excited to share with you How to Save Money by Using a Calendar in your everyday life! Plus, I am sharing some awesome printables to get you started!
We all have on, in fact, you have a calendar on your phone, computer, and possibly a paper one. If you want a paper one, there is a free paper calendar in this post. The truth is you are most likely wondering how to save money using a calendar. The first thing I want you to do on your calendar is put events that are going to cost money. There are several events that will cost money: birthdays, anniversaries, medical appointments, car maintenance, mortgage payments/ rent, lights, water, ETC. In another color pen or pencil put in when you get paid. I would suggest putting what you get paid minus 20% you need to get in the mindset that you make 20% less and put that in the bank in three accounts. Long-term savings, and in case of an emergency account, and saving for something account. I place my 52 week savings challenge amount that I owe myself right on my calendar. It helps remind me to put back the things I really do not need.