Tag: no spend

Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!

It’s still too cold to do much outside, plant-wise. However, I’m working on propagating tons of plants around here! First up, the African Violet! I have to start with a backstory! My mom loved growing them when I was a kid. However, she was… Continue Reading “Propagating plants! Indoor plant living!”

February Goals Update 2020!

Goodbye February and hello March! We are continuing to chip away at our goals and here’s how they are going: 1. Get rid of more, use less and be more minimalistic– We cleared out so much last month! The teen cleaned out his closet… Continue Reading “February Goals Update 2020!”

We’re Debt Free!

Our secret goal that we’ve been working towards! I have to start with our backstory! This wasn’t a quick journey or one that was just started without much thought. Rewind way back to 2005. We started our year off by having a beautiful baby… Continue Reading “We’re Debt Free!”

Potato stamp wrapping paper

I catch myself getting a little bummed by how much waste is created by the holidays. So, I do my best to cut way back on gifts, give experiences and avoid all of the holiday excess. When it comes to wrapping paper, so much… Continue Reading “Potato stamp wrapping paper”

Becoming debt free!

Oh goodness, I’m blogging about money. So taboo for some reason! But, here goes! Remember how last year we focused on not spending? We did a good job of keeping our debt snowball rolling. Well, rewind back to March of 2015, I would have… Continue Reading “Becoming debt free!”

The strange statement that I always get: Your poor husband!

You read that title correctly! I get told the same very strange statement all of the time! “Your Poor Husband!!” This is usually in response to me telling people what we do a little differently at home! Here are a few examples: You don’t… Continue Reading “The strange statement that I always get: Your poor husband!”

No Spend Year November Update

It turns out that not spending money blows people’s minds. They have no idea how staying home, making meals here and avoiding purchases would be possible. But, here we are, chilling out the house, shopping thrift stores and very rarely eating out. Recently I… Continue Reading “No Spend Year November Update”

No Spend Year October Update

October was another month of working on our finances and we are also focusing on paying off those solar panels! A few things that we sprung for were eating out once during a day off together. That was nice!! Turns out you really enjoy… Continue Reading “No Spend Year October Update”

No Spend September Update

This no spend year has been much harder on the Mr., instead of myself. He’s is the spender and I am the saver. I was so proud of him for not buying me expensive stuff for my birthday! He even reused a gift bag… Continue Reading “No Spend September Update”

No Spend August Update

How in the world have I not gotten around to updating about our no spend year? Well, the main reason is that it has just started to become a norm for us. And, I can officially say that we made it through the summer… Continue Reading “No Spend August Update”