About a month ago, one of my worst traveler dreams came true. Keaton and I have both been driving old cars for a while. We always joked that we would pat our Blazer, affectionately called Bess, and tell her she was doing a good job from time to time. She had a new transmission, new … Continue reading Why We Paid Off Our Car In A Month
One of the questions I get asked the most is how to get started on a debt free journey. I want to share a little more of our story, and how we got started on this crazy road that will (hopefully) have us debt free in 2018. Keaton and I started this journey back in … Continue reading Top 5 Tips to Start Becoming Debt Free
Well, the day has finally come! The day that we can finally sit down and figure out how to attack our debt snowball working with not one, but two incomes. Keaton gets his first pay check today, which is a huge shift in our life and financial goals. Truly, to anyone who is in school, … Continue reading Debt Snowball Progress- TWO Incomes!
Well, I have been much overdue on a an update on our Dave Ramsey Adventure. After accomplishing more than we could have imagined last year, I think I delayed on updating due to a slower rate of progress this year. We set out to pay of my loans by the end of this year, but … Continue reading Dave Ramsey Update: When Your Snowball Rolls Slowly
Guys. 2017 is HALF over. Craziness. This spring has truly flown by and I don't think the summer will be any slower. I decided since we are at the halfway point for the year, I would do a little check-in to see how my 2017 goals are progressing! Financial Goals Pay at least $20,000 towards … Continue reading Halfway Done- How Am I Doing?
I was going to start this post as a tools for budgeting post, but I realized that in order to address the tools, we have to have a budget in place. The word "budget" seems like a dirty word for many. But the fact is, following a budget is like starting an exercise plan (I've … Continue reading How To Start a Budget
Happy Friday! Not only is it almost the WEEKEND, but it is my personal favorite day of the week: payday. Now, suprisingly, this isn't because my shopping fund is refilled, or I can finally spend money on some fancy item I've been keeping an eye on. This is my favorite day because every Friday, I … Continue reading Tuition is PAID
Hey everyone! Hope your weeks are you well so far. I happily survived #WinterStormJupiter [insert We Will Rebuild meme here]. I am working an extra shift this week and wanted to be well-prepared before my work week started, so my main concern was if there would be any food left by the time I braved the store … Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan + Grocery Haul + A Local Pig Box
Hey friends! So this weekend was AMAZING. Another friend who turned 25 yesterday and I got 14 of our friends together for a spa weekend. Lots of drinks, lots of food, lots of laughter. Truly a weekend to remember. Then I came home and I was all pumped for yesterday. I had Monday off which … Continue reading What We’re Eating This Week + Grocery Haul
Hey guys! So it has been awhile since I've touched topics other than fitness and healthy eating. I did recently pick back up CrossFit, but that will be a discussion for another day 🙂 Today I just wanted to give a quick update on some of our financial goals and write out our goals for … Continue reading Debt Snowball Update