I've posted about it regularly on this blog for several months now and I've given the brief version of why, but I've felt convicted to go a little deeper into that and the role my faith has played in this journey. I've only focused on the numbers so far, it's high time I talk about the rest of the story.
We started the month off with $14, 247 in debt, but by the end of August, we were able to pay it down to $13,083! That's a difference of $1164 and I'm pretty satisfied with that number.
Last week, I traveled to the frugal shopper Mecca for the very first time: Aldi. Y'all, my life is forever changed!
July absolutely flew by and let's just say that we learned the importance of an emergency fund last month.
In my June Financial Update, I mentioned that I would write a post about my favorite financial resources, or the people who inspire me the most and any apps or tools I find particularly useful. Well, here it is! I've been beating the dead horse that is frugal living/our debt free journey for months now, and … Continue reading My Favorite Financial Resources
For Christmas last year, Phillip bought me a Cricut Maker and I absolutely love it! I've used it for applique ('cause it can can cut fabric!) and making tshirts, some home decor, a few cards, but lately, I've been using it to make my bullet journal. I've mentioned in previous posts that in the past, … Continue reading Cricut Planning
After my June Financial Update post, I had several of my friends ask me about the ins & outs of meal planning and I can completely understand why. Aside from cutting out unnecessary expenses and not buying whatever we want whenever we want, getting a handle on our grocery budget has probably been our most … Continue reading Meal Planning 101