6 Things to Buy When You’re Almost Out of Grocery Money

What would you do if you were almost out of money to buy groceries? It’s understandable if that would cause you to go into a panic mode. But it’s not just a hypothetical scenario – some people are actually facing that question now. Due to the government shut down, some people are actually having to […]

EASY Last minute Christmas gifts

Today is December 17 – Christmas is roughly one week away! And believe me, I do enjoy my plotting and planning when it comes to gift giving for the holidays. Photo courtesy MBisanz via Flickr, Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license. It’s all in good fun, of course, planning what to buy and what to […]

A Few of My Favorite Dollar Store Things

It’s Christmastime and your days may be filled with various festivities. Whatever you’re doing, hopefully you’re feeling some holiday cheer. Perhaps you’re decking your halls, or making preparations to entertain guests. Maybe you’re doing some Christmas shopping to give gifts for an office party or family get-together. With all this hustle and bustle that’s bound […]

Can a Budget Give You Freedom?

Can a budget give you freedom, or does it have to be restrictive, controlling, and so tight that it makes you feel like a boa constrictor is clamping down on your wallet so tight that it could make a dollar bill scream? The word budget is almost a dirty word to some. If your funds […]