There are so many simple ways to save money each month and I am here to share a few that have worked for us. A few years ago I quit my job to become a stay at home mom. I wanted to stay home, but I also could not afford to work. You read that right! After a simple math problem, I realized once I paid for gas and child care I would not make enough money to work my previous job. This is when I started to get creative. Having a good look at our budget made me realize we … [Read more...] about Simple Ways to Save Money Each Month
Let's talk about how to stop buying things you don't need! If you can stop buying things you don't need you WILL save money. The first thing I like to do is ask myself why I am buying these things I don't really need. There are so many different reasons we grab things we weren't planning on buying. Stop and analyze why you go shopping. I tend to go shopping when I am bored and there is nothing else to do. Once you find the reason you are shopping it is much … [Read more...] about How To Stop Buying Things You Don’t Need
I have had a lot of questions on how to avoid impulse buying. Today I am going to share one really good trick I use to avoid impulse buying. A few days ago I found myself tempted to make an impulse buy. We were in Target getting some necessities, when I noticed the kids 4th of July shirts. Kids clothes are the easiest thing to buy on impulse. They are so cute! Keep reading for some tips on how to avoid impulse buying. As I was looking at all of the kids … [Read more...] about How To Avoid Impulse Buying and Save Money!
Today I am sharing 10 simple ways we save money as a minimalist family. This morning I was talking to my husband while he was packing his lunch. I asked him, "does everyone at work bring their lunch and eat together?" He said "NO". Telling me that everyone he works with goes out to lunch every day. He is the only one who brings his lunch! This is when I decided to share 10 simple tips on how we save money. First of all, I love to save money! Don't worry these … [Read more...] about 10 Simple Ways to Save Money – How we SAVE as a Minimalist Family