I love the YNAB (You Need A Budget) software for budgeting and I'm sure I'll talk more about the nuts and bolts of that in the future, but today I'd like to write a bit more philosophically. The folks at YNAB suggest following their four rules to make budgeting work smoothly and rule #3 is "Roll ... Read More about An Unexpected Reunion & Shifting Budget Priorities
It's that time of year when many of us are working on our yards and buying flowers and plants. I love how warm and beautiful flowers can make a yard feel. I also love having a backyard vegetable garden where I can just pluck a few items for dinner each night. And trees... who doesn't love ... Read More about 5 Tips for Saving Money on Outdoor Plants
One small way that I saved money this week was by avoiding the online processing fees for my kids' school lunch accounts. They had spent all of their lunch money for the year and we needed to add more. Our school system offers a convenient online payment system that is free for school fees but ... Read More about How I Saved Money This Week and Earned $122/hour!
Especially when my kids were preschool age, I often needed somewhere to take the kids and get a change of scenery. The same four walls start to feel like they're closing in on you after a while. Fresh air and some fun distractions can be just the solution to family boredom. In our city, there is ... Read More about 5 Ways to Save Money on Family Memberships to the Pool, Zoo, Science Center, and Museums