Category Archives: budget

Hip Deep and a budget

I’m deep into the frugal genre again and loving it. I feel more like myself. I have let everything go for a while and, as a result I’ve gained weight and debt. Time to do something about both. We’ve gotten … Continue reading

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Here we are again

It’s a new year and a new round of debt.   We are refinancing our brand new van through our bank to get a better rate than the one we got through the dealer. Our payments won’t go down because … Continue reading

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Budget with the boy update

Once again I have a mountain of laundry. This time it’s at least clean. I am putting off doing homework as well. Horrible of me. Last night I went through the budget with my son. We did the entire month. … Continue reading

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Budgeting with kids

Last night I told my son that tuition had gone up significantly this year so he wouldn’t be able to stay after school just to play. We don’t have any extra money laying around. He asked if his $4 would … Continue reading

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Gifts are budget busters

I love Pinterest and Amazon. I can shop from the comfort of my own home (in my jammies) and, using her Pinterest board, be sure to get my sister something she loves for her birthday. Ah, the wonders of technology. … Continue reading

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Sunday’s money

Sorry I didn’t post this morning, I ended up sleeping until 9. Unheard of, but apparently I needed it. I went grocery shopping today and got everything I could think of that we might conceivably need for the next couple … Continue reading

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Budgets

I don’t know about you, but this has never worked for me. It doesn’t leave any room for finding a great deal on groceries and stocking up, or those days when you just really need a new pair of shoes … Continue reading

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