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Setting and Staying Within Your Wedding Budget

  July 7

The following post was written by staff writer, Kayla. One of my friends recently got engaged, like last week, and the first thing I found myself asking her was “When is the wedding?” I’m sure most newly engaged ladies get asked more about their up-coming wedding date, wedding plans, and even their wedding budget, before … Continued

How I Conquered My Nightmares

  June 25

There is something I’ve been struggling with for quite some time, years actually. This problem is, in not so many words, a sleep problem. Basically, I can’t actually fall asleep or stay asleep. I’ve always had issues falling asleep, and I’ve always been jealous of the hubs who can literally sit on the couch, close … Continued

How to Watch Out For Infected Android Apps

  June 24

While there are some of us who manage just fine without a smartphone, our numbers are few…especially since the price of most smart phones has come down considerably over the last few years. Okay, Apple products are still sky high but most of the Android phones are more than reasonably priced. And, unlike iDevices, Android … Continued

How to Throw a Frugal Bridal Shower

  June 9

It’s been over five years since I got married, and although weddings have always been a “big deal” in the United States, I’m still amazed at how much the costs have sky rocketed in the last few years. It seems like many brides have extremely high expectations of how their wedding and all their showers … Continued

It’s Summer, I’m Still Self Employed, and a Beans Update

  June 3

Hi lovely blog readers. I wanted to give a life update. It’s been a little while since I’ve posted a wrap up and there are a lot of things going on at once per usual. The best news is that it’s finally starting to feel like summer here, and I don’t just mean the weather. … Continued

Doing What You Love is a Privilege, Not a Right

  June 1

I’ve talked extensively to people who are in jobs they don’t like. Honestly, it seems like most people don’t like their jobs, and boy do they love to complain about how much they hate them. However, being all entrepreneurial and “ra ra” I’ve tried to help so many of these people I’ve talked to – … Continued

5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Blogging

  May 19

Hey guys! It’s birthday week over here! Today is my 28th birthday and just a few days ago this blog turned 5 years old! To celebrate, I’m sharing 5 lessons I’ve learned in the last five years of blogging today, and I’m also hosting a live Q&A virtual birthday party tonight! Whoop whoop! Sign up … Continued

Healthy Meal Planning on a Budget

  May 12

This post is by my staff writer, Kayla, who is an expert on healthy meal planning on a budget. Trying to be frugal and also healthy when it comes to your family’s meals can seem difficult. After all, some of the cheapest foods at the grocery store are the junk food right? Well that’s what … Continued

Jetting Off to New York City & A Writing Wrap Up

  April 9

Recently the hubs and I were able to sneak away for a night in New York City. We were meeting with a big group of friends from hubs’ medical school class, people I haven’t seen since we lived out of the country in Grenada. This particular group of friends all hail from the deep south, … Continued

Our Trip to Boston, The Frugalwoods, & A Writing Wrap Up

  March 27

Last weekend, we embarked on an epic journey to Boston with our beautiful babies, who turned 1 on Monday! It was a birthday trip of sorts since we didn’t throw them a party or buy them presents (gasp! The horror!) I’m halfway through writing a post about Boston and frugal tricks about seeing it on … Continued
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