Those of you on any form of social media or group chat with me, you probably know by now that Tom and I got to do our “Debt Free Scream” this past Thursday.
We began our budget for February a few weeks ago, I told Tom that I think we were going to be able to pay off the last of our debt. You know what? He cried. Sobbing mess. No, not really. But we both got teary-eyed and took a moment to think about what in the world “debt free” would actually mean for us. We were toward being debt free for so long that the actual thought of it happening wasn’t something that had crossed our minds.
Getting out of debt when you are living off one income could be a stressful thought. Not to worry, there are small strategies you can follow that will allow you to figure out a game plan on how to get out of debt on one income without totally going crazy. This budget
There is a movement going on right now that I really love. It’s a movement that is stepping away from giving gifts that are materials and instead investing in life experience gifts. This means so much to me because when I think back on my childhood, I remember some of the toys that I had but mostly I remember who played with me. I remember surprise trips to a hotel for the weekend. More than Halloween candy I remember my dad playing an old spooky cassette tape int he car while we drove down a dark dirt road through the woods. Those experiences will be with me for as long as my memory can hold them. Every single possession I own may be gone but those memories, those life experiences will stay with me. That’s why this list of 28 unique life experience gifts you can give instead of buying stuff is so important.
Ok, as a stay at home mom and a wife…and an extrovert, I have been pretty open about my need to have nights away from the house. Years ago, when we were terrible with managing our money, we made so many excuses why we couldn’t afford fitting a night out into our budget. When we would finally cave, we would just charge our night out on our credit card! Well, I’m here to help you avoid the same mistakes we made. No credit cards, no excuses. Here are 7 totally stress free ways to pay for a night out without working more!
You can do a lot with a year. Or you can totally waste it. The choice is up to you. As we enter a new year, however, I have decided to make a list to go with each new day. Try new things. Declutter. Simplify. See what works, and ditch what doesn’t. I hope you can take some inspiration from these 365 ways to live a better life in 365 days ideas. Got any extra ones? Feel free to share in the comments!
I am a firm believer that you can do whatever you want in life. It just may take some hard work and determination. No wait, it definitely will take these two things! Whether you are wanting to be a stay at home parent or just avoid the morning commute, there are a ton of ways you can start making money from home right now. As a decade long stay at home mom I have found many side jobs and work from home opportunities to help pull in some extra cash. Now I am making over $2,000 per month working from home in my spare time and I’m doing something I absolutely love. On top of that, I set my own hours, have the freedom to travel and don’t even have to work some days! To learn how I’m doing it and how you can too keep reading on.