Oh. My. God. We returned from an out of town trip to find out our pets had freakin’ fleas! Of course, we tried to kill these buggers on a budget, but we got what we paid for. Here’s our flea story, and how we finally found something that worked.
Last week, I got to spend time with a group of the most talented, motivated, and supportive people I’ve ever met. I mean, these people are freakin’ awesome. Here are 5 amazing lessons that I’m taking away from this year’s FinCon!
About every 5 years, I am forced to put on a brave face as I venture out into the wilderness in search of a new wardrobe. This is the story of my latest adventure to places I dare not think about.
Seriously folks, I love credit card rewards. We usually have anywhere from 20-40 cards at any given time. That probably sounds like an overwhelming number, but it’s not that hard to keep track of it all with a simple spreadsheet. On a regular ol’ sheet of paper, I keep a list of every card we have, which one of us signed up […]
Dudes, I have worked a gajillion jobs over the years. 27 to be exact. Some were great. Some were not so great. While I’ve learned something from all of them, there are definitely a few that I never need to do again. Take a trip down memory lane with me as I discuss 4 of the most interesting side hustles I’ve ever had.
After my neighbor found an adorable little kitten under their shed, we agreed to foster it until we could find it a home. I’m sure you can guess what happened next. Here’s how you can properly execute a complete foster fail of your own…in just 5 easy steps!
After a fairly brief absence from the blog, I’m happy to report that I’m baaaaaaaaaaaack. It wasn’t that I don’t love you (I do), or that I don’t have time for this anymore, it’s just that I took a brief hiatus to catch up on stuff. Forgive me? Anyway, I’m back in full force, party people. And […]
A lot can happen in a matter of a few years. Let’s take a trip down #pfthrowbackthursday, shall we? Holly and I started Club Thrifty back in 2012. The website was a way to hold ourselves accountable for our financial decisions and to share with others what we had learned about money through the numerous […]
I have a confession to make. Last month, I splurged on something that wasn’t in my budget. Frustrated with my then boring exercise routine, I ordered a fairly pricey workout video series called Focus T25 off of Amazon.com. Even though I normally like to exercise outside, I wanted to do something different for a change. I […]
This past weekend, Greg and I took the kids for a frugal weekend trip to Canada and Niagara Falls. Well, I suppose it was more than a weekend thing. We did leave on Thursday and were gone until Monday night. Still, even though our trip was short, we had a ton of fun. Fortunately, it […]