No matter how many times you’ve moved it’s stressful and costly. Over the past few years, I have moved many times with husband and on my own.
In this post, I share some of the ways I have saved money on moving. Plus some tips on making moving less stressful.
Since we’ve moved for personal reasons we paid for all moving expenses. Over time we have learned how to save money on moving.
With summer in full swing, it’s prime moving season.
We won’t be moving for awhile since buying our house but over time we have figured out some ways to save money on moving. My husband also worked as a mover in the past. He always loads up our truck like a pro and without damaging items.
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As I wrote about in How We Bought Our House on One Income a huge part of being able to buy our house was sticking to a budget.
Today I wanted to give an in-depth look at how I set up and track our budget throughout the month.
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A few months ago on the YouTube channel, I have with my husband we posted a video about buying our first house as a young couple.
Looking back that video was a little vague. In this post, I want to give a little more insight and hopefully some help and encouragement for other young couples who are buying a house.
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A few weeks ago I wrote a post on How I Order Groceries Online + Price Match. In that post, I talked a little about how I meal plan.
In this post, I am going to show you how I meal plan for my family for the week. Our family consists of myself, my husband and our one-year-old daughter. My husband works 12-hour shifts so I also make meals for his lunch.
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The grocery budget… For me, this is always the hardest category to stick to. I’ll run to the store for a few essentials and $50 later I’m leaving the store 🤦🏼♀️How many of you can relate? As a home economist, I am passionate about helping families thrive. One way to thrive is to be in control of your money. Today I’d like to share my best tips for saving money at the grocery store (without using coupons).
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I often get asked about ideas for recipes or what meals I make for supper. In this post, I’m going to share my favourite tried and true weeknight meal ideas. All of these meals use simple, whole ingredients, are cost-effective and crowd pleasers.
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Does graduating from post-secondary school without debt sound intimidating or unrealistic to you?
At first, it did to me too. With all the pressure to take out student loans, it seems like the norm is to graduate with at least some debt. However, have you ever considered that there’s another option and it doesn’t include a bunch of scholarships or working two jobs while in school?
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About a week ago I wrote my very last exam of university (#boomdone!). As thrilling as this accomplishment was I don’t feel done with school or that I’ve actually finished my undergrad. Not until I have my diploma in hand will it seem real.
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By nature I am a saver, I don’t love spending money and when I have to I want to get the best deal. Most times the best ways to save money include shopping online. Over the years and through research I have found the best websites for coupon codes, cash back and alerts for when a product goes on sale.
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