We love eating out, but as you know, it can get quite pricey and adds up quick! Ryan and I have always managed to eat out, even with our strict budget. I mean it’s hard to eat all 21 meals of the week at home. Plus with a little one, I prefer to not spend my time cleaning the kitchen three times (and more) a
Monday’s Money Saving Tip: Is your electricity bill killing your budget? It’s August in Texas and SOOOOO hot! The only thing to do is STAY INSIDE or immerse yourself in a pool. The fact that we have to drive to our’s since we don’t have one, is reason enough for me to just stay inside and not go anywhere! A higher electricity bill is inevitable during
As most young parents are realizing, this world is only getting scarier! Sin is becoming complacent among this culture and raising a child to become a respectful, Christian man or women will only become harder. Great men are far and few between these days and I just pray God uses me to mold him into an amazing son, friend, student, husband, father, and brother in Christ.
It’s been a super busy time of year surprisingly, and I’ve realized some things! First, with all this hoopla over Chick-fil-a and elections coming up, facebook has blown up with religious and political comments and opinions. I absolutely believe everyone has the right to free speech, so that doesn’t bother me at all. But I have realized that the beliefs others have that disagree with
Let me start by saying, “Don’t shoot the messenger!” As you know, we followed Dave Ramsey’s “Total Money Makeover” to pay off all our debts, and he did not steer us wrong. So hear me out when I tell you that if you want to pay off your debt, you HAVE to look at your car situation! Here are a few quotes from Dave Ramsey
Now that I’m more involved with the budget, I’ve had more interaction with the “blue book” that holds our life in it (aka…our budget/finances). As I was going through some of our old pages, I ran across a page I thought was very informative! It has recommended spending percentages from your household income. This was based off of some research Ryan did on the internet
I am feeling very thankful for my job lately! It’s starting to really hit me that taking care of my baby full-time is my purpose for this family. I’m confident God placed me in this position for a reason, and I couldn’t be happier with what I’m doing. Although there are times I’m not sure what I’m doing, it’s the first job I actually feel like I’m