We work hard to earn a living. We should make sure we spend the money we bring home wisely. That’s where a household budget comes in. It’s a good tool to see at a glance what we have coming in, what’s going out (and what that money is paying for) and if there’s anything left at the end of the month to put into savings.
IS BUYING IN BULK BETTER?
Honestly, people either seem so for or against bulk buying and there seems to be no middle ground for them. But the truth of the matter is, it can be good or bad depending on what you are buying. You can save a lot of money on the right products.
I have to admit, I am a bath bomb addict. I love how my skin feels and that they do the fizzy thing when you drop them in the tub. Quite simply, one of my favorite things. Several a week. But I hate the expense. $10 or more? That doesn’t fit in my budget. That’s highway robbery! I started looking into making them at home and discovered it is inexpensive. If you’ve never tried a bath bomb, you are seriously missing out on a spa-like experience! But with a wonderful fizz that gives your bath just the right kick.
With Valentine’s Day coming up you’re probably looking for budget ways to show the man in your life that you love him and if you enjoy crafting, incorporate some fun activities into your day. I also think handmade gifts are more special. After all, what better way to show you care than to put time and effort into a heartfelt and handmade gift. I’ve got you covered with 10 Heart Warming Valentine’s Day DIY Gifts! If one of these inspires you to craft for your special someone, I’d love to see the results!
As an avid bullet journalist, I created 11 Life-Saving Bullet Journal Ideas That Will Get Your Finances In Order because I know I am always looking at what I can add to my bullet journal that will help me have a better life. My current fascination is with my finances. I am good with money as far as not being in debt. A fan of Dave Ramsey, I know that I shouldn’t use credit cards but this is what works for me. I had gotten a divorce and needed to build my personal credit since it showed me with very little on my own. In addition, I use it for all of my expenses and pay it off every payday and doing so has provided me with great rewards since they are all rewards cards.
Command Strips and Hooks are one of my all-time favorite gadgets. There are so many uses! They are cheap and work just about anywhere! There are so many sizes and styles and even colors! No hole drilling. No tools needed. I’ve compiled the best of the best of genius command hook uses. Hopefully, they are useful to you and inspire your own ideas!
I love to shop but hate paying full price and I try to avoid it. Everybody loves a deal, but they don’t always know how to find one. I have a secret weapon. It’s called The Krazy Coupon Lady. The Krazy Coupon Lady is the QUEEN of Money Saving!
Truth be told, the dollar store is one of my favorite stores. Whether it is Family Dollar in Greenville SC or Florida, your nearest family dollar has great stuff! No, I am not a super cheap person either. But why would you pay full price for everyday items that you can get for cheap?! They have many amazing items for your home, crafts, and so much more from the dollar store. And everything is just a dollar.
Not sure what to get but want it to be more meaningful than a gift card? I’ve compiled this list to help you create a spectacular gift basket for anyone, even the hardest person on your list to buy for!