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Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

If you’re looking for something fun and thrifty to do this weekend, hit up local yard sales, thrift stores, and flea markets. If you’re in the process of decorating your home or need some “new-to-you” clothes, there is nothing better than finding something you love for very inexpensive prices. Here are some of my own… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: The Art of Thrifting- Tips & Great Locations

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Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget

My husband and I have been married for almost 5 years now. We were basically babies when we first got married. I was still in college, David was just starting our ballroom dance business out, and we were both working part-time, minimum-wage jobs in-between everything else. We had very little “real-life” experience and we were… Continue reading Budgeting Basics (Part 1): Creating a Basic Budget

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Fun-Day Friday: Enjoy Life at Your Local Farmers’ Market

If you’re looking for something absolutely fun & inexpensive to do, check out your local Farmers’ Market. Most states and most big cities have one. I’ve also noticed it’s becoming popular for smaller towns to have their own little “farmers’ markets.” Check out what there is around you. The most well-known Farmers’ Market here,  in… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: Enjoy Life at Your Local Farmers’ Market

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Fun-Day Friday: How to Date Your Spouse for Free (Well…Almost)

So, as I said last week, my husband & I have a VERY limited date budget each month. That doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. Here are some of the great “dates” we’ve gone on that have been free (or almost so) but have still been romantic and fun. **Helpful hint: If your focus is… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: How to Date Your Spouse for Free (Well…Almost)

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10 Tips to Gardening on a Budget

Gardening is one of my favorite hobbies and often is a form of de-stressing “therapy” for me. The downside? Around this time of year it can be very expensive…so, for someone on a strict budget, how can you manage you hobby without burying your budget? There are All Sorts of Ways: 1.Plan your garden ahead of time.… Continue reading 10 Tips to Gardening on a Budget

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Fun-day Friday: Frugal Family Fun at Grace Ballroom

My husband and I live on a very tight budget in both money and time. Despite that, we are big believers in dating even after the “I dos”. That being said, we have to be creative when it comes to date-nights…whenever we can fit them in our crazy calendars…because we only have a $20 monthly date… Continue reading Fun-day Friday: Frugal Family Fun at Grace Ballroom

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#FoodPantryChallenge

One of my favorite mottoes is a quote by the famous Benjamin Franklin:  “Do not put off until tomorrow what you can do today.” Don’t get me wrong, I’m not perfect. Procrastinating is one of the hardest personal issues I’m teaching myself out of. I tend to do it more when it’s something I dread- but it doesn’t just… Continue reading #FoodPantryChallenge