Finding Our Homestead: An Update


Back in June, I shared that my husband and I are in the process of becoming homeowners for the first time. I wrote briefly about making an offer on a house and putting our debt snowball on hold, and I thought that now, several weeks deeper into the process, I'd go into a little more detail about what it has been like. Because as someone who has always lived with my parents or rented from a landlord, I've been completely clueless from the start.

After #MinsGame


When you spend 31 days tossing out 496 things you don't need, it's going to affect you.

10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries


Like most people, the largest chunk of our cash budget each month goes to groceries. It's by far the biggest category. Since this tends to be our main money-spender, I thought I'd share some ways we've reduced our grocery expenses as we work toward our goal of debt freedom.