All posts tagged budgeting

Monday Health & Wellness: Preparing for Preservation (Price and Pound Breakdown)

By | May 6, 2013

It’s that time again…. As the weather starts to warm up, I look forward to all the seasonal foods coming up.  I also look forward to preservation season!  I like nothing more than feeding my family locally, healthfully, and cheaply.  It’s the dream, right?  To have it all? It’s possible.  I mean, I’m not realistically going to Read More

Getting Control of Your Finances: A New Year’s Resolution

By | January 30, 2013

Image By 401(K) 2013 By Lindsey Stomberg, Contributing Writer I am not a New Year’s Resolution kind of girl, but this year I made an exception.  Due to some serious changes within our lifestyle and family last year, we needed to take a second look at our budget and do some major clean up before Read More

How to Save Money on Real Food (Without Going Hungry)

By | June 11, 2012

markyeg via Compfight My family eats a lot. We have five of us, all who eat now.  And the baby can sometimes out-eat both of the older kids!  (In addition to nursing several times a day.)  So, having a lot of food on hand is a necessity. Over the last year, prices have crept up, Read More

DIY Cash-System Wallet Tutorial

By | April 3, 2012

I have a confession. I love using cash instead of cards for our budget… but, I have really struggled with being on top of it. We would  have envelopes of cash in our desk, and I’d try and draw money from there when I needed it, but it JUST WAS NOT WORKING! We would have Read More

Disposing of the Disposable Lifestyle

By | March 20, 2012

I could you bore you today with tons of statistics about trash. I could tell you how it’s clogging up the landfills and making once beautiful areas look…trashy. But, I’m not a boring kind of person. I don’t really care for statistics either. They bore me. And the truth is, most of the time they’re Read More

Giveaway: Your Blogging Business

By | February 27, 2012

Do you own a small business?  Perhaps you’re a blogger, like me.  Or perhaps you’re a WAHM who makes crafts or diapers or soaps (if you are…email me!  We need to talk).  Maybe you own an in-home daycare.  Maybe you tutor on the side. Whatever it is, it’s a business.  And if you earn money Read More

What Does The Bible Say About Debt?

By | February 7, 2012

My dad is a man in the Word. If I need to know something about a certain passage, I always ask him. My dad is also a man of few words – unlike his daughter. I can sometimes get pretty riled up when people describe debt as a “tool” when the Bible clearly speaks against Read More

Financial Mistakes in our Newlywed Days

By | February 5, 2012

Image by by Erin Odom, Contributing Writer With a new year always comes new talk goals, whether it be for your spiritual life, your health, or, for many people, your finances. Thankfully, besides our house, our family doesn’t have debt. But while we haven’t used credit cards since we were married nearly 7 years ago, Read More

Stacy’s Grocery Prices

By | January 3, 2012

By Stacy Myers, Contributing Writer Hello. My name is Stacy and I don’t buy all organic foods. Would I like to? Yep. Can my budget take the hit? Nope. For the longest time I felt really bad about not being able to buy what Suzy Awesome Homemaker was buying. But guess what? I’m not Suzy Read More

Grocery Spending and Preservation Inventory

By | October 19, 2011

Image by stepnout It’s been awhile since I’ve shared what I spent at the grocery store.  My budget’s been a little crazy the last couple months as I had a baby (and didn’t cook or shop on my own for a couple weeks), then entered heavy preservation season.  Now things are settling down and I’m Read More


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