Practice Simplifying Your Life Based on Your Enneagram Type

I have always loved stuff that told me more about me. Haha. Personality tests are my favorite. They help me think about my own strengths and weaknesses on a deeper level and allow me to better understand those around me. That’s why I wanted to make this simplicity thing a little more…simple based on your specific enneagram type. Scroll down to find your enneagram and read a little about yourself and get a few ideas about how you can practice minimalism and simplicity for your enneagram.

30 Date Night Ideas Under $25

Whether you are working to pay off debt, live life on a budget or just want to get some creative date night ideas, I’ve got everything you need right here! Tom and I have worked to make date nights a weekly event and we intentionally keep our spending around $100 per month. This averages to $25 per date night. To help inspire you I wanted to share 30 of our favorite date night ideas under $25.

22 Things You Didn’t Know You Could​ Negotiate to Save Money

It’s crazy to me that there are so many things in our lives we can be negotiating, but a lot of us just kind of sit back and accept things as they are. I’m one of those people! Recently I have started learning about the power of negotiating and how so many areas in our lives can be negotiated to help us save money. I’ve decided it’s time to spread the word, so I created this list of 23 things you didn’t know you could negotiate with a few pointers to help you get started!

How I Created a Money Making Blog While Homeschooling

One thing I have always struggled with in my life is talking about myself. I will happily talk about shallow things like funny stories or how I ate too much candy after Halloween (yes, I am speaking from current experience). What I tend to shy away from is talking about my inner most feelings, my accomplishments or any part of my life that may be different from what most people do or live. Which is why even some of my closest friends don’t know that I have a money making blog, that I homeschool, or both! Well, today I felt compelled to reach out to other mamas out there who live with that fear that it’s not possible. This is for those mamas who want to know how it’s done…like really how it’s done. Here’s it is…

Budget Hacking an Extra $3,000 per Month on One Full-Time​ Income

Budget hacking was not a term I had ever heard of before and to be honest, I’m still not sure if it’s actually a term or if I just made it up. Either way, it has completely changed our lives and our finances forever. After living on only my husband’s full time income for a decade, we decided we were tired of falling victim to financial struggles and living paycheck to paycheck. When we started this journey I had no idea we would be able to budget hack our way to over an additional $3,000 per month in our budget! Here’s the break down of how we made it happen.