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How we paid off almost $32,000 in debt in one year

I’m currently looking at the title of this blog sitting in disbelief that I am actually the one writing it. Over the year 2017 my husband and I paid off $31,914.14 in debt, and it was not easy! We paid off both of our cars, several student loans, some medical debt, and of course some …

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DIY newborn photos: 8 Tips for a baby photoshoot at home

When you first have your newborn the emotions are overwhelming and every second is precious. What also comes with that sweet baby is a nice bundle of expenses, some necessary, and some not. Taking newborn photos of your newborn is totally necessary, but since paying for the diapers and medical bills comes first sometimes they fall by …

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DIY Industrial Shelves (Less than $8!)

When I started planning the office of our new home I immediately started dreaming of industrial shelving. It’s all the rage now as I’m sure you know, but the thing is it is expensive. Take the drool-worthy example below from Jessica Krauss on A Beautiful Mess. It is truly awesome looking, and perfect for the room we have, but …

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10 perfect maternity photoshoot dresses (that are all on Amazon prime)

When you are having a new baby a maternity photo shoot is one of those things that you just can’t wait to do, but it’s also stressful! There is a lot to figure out and finding the perfect maternity photoshoot dress can feel very overwhelming. When I was pregnant with my first I spent countless hours looking at Pinterest …

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10 ways for moms to treat themselves (that won’t break your budget!)

Calling all worn out stressed out moms: you are totally allowed to take a breather and have some ‘me’ time! I am guilty of running myself ragged (especially now that we are expecting baby #2) and letting all the stresses of life get to me, but I am such an advocate for moms to just …

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The Ultimate Beginners Guide to Weekly Meal Planning ( with free meal plan template)

As a frugal mom, I’m always trying to find a way to save money. I’m here to tell you friend, weekly meal planning has completely revolutionized the way I spend money at the grocery. I saved over $400 in one month when I first started cutting our grocery budget by meal planning! But here is …

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