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Frugal Foodie: Enjoy Great Food & Save Money

Food is usually one of the biggest expenses families have. We dive right back in with ways you can save a significant amount of money while still being a foodie! Becoming a Frugal Foodie Frugal foodie is back! During our first season last year, I did an episode eating well on a budget and becoming […]

Designer Kitchen on an IKEA Budget?

We’re planning on renovating our kitchen, but we don’t want to break our budget. Is it possible to have a designer kitchen on an IKEA budget? We’ll find out today!  Kitchen Reno on a Budget One of our big goals for 2020 is finally updating our kitchen. When we moved into our house four years […]

How to Plan and Budget for Your Home Renovation Project

One of the big projects (and expenses) families can tackle is a home renovation project. We see Fixer Upper, Rehab Addict, Good Bones, and other shows on HGTV and everything looks incredible after the work is done, but those prices sometimes… So we’re stuck trying to figure out, how do we update our homes without […]

Mastering Your Taxes This Year!

Taxes aren’t fun, but if you’re looking to optimize your finances, you have to get your taxes done right. Learn about key tax deductions and credits available to families! Mastering Your Taxes This Year Tax season is here.  And despite what TurboTax’s Superbowl ad says, not all of us are tax people.  Most families I […]

Family and Financial Independence: Should We Pay Off Our Mortgage Early?

Not having a mortgage payment sounds like a dream, but is that a realistic goal for a family with young kids? Andrew shares how his family ‘found’ money to pay their mortgage off early and still have fun together! Paying Off Your Mortgage Early How did you feel when you bought your home?  After you […]

How to Comfortably Afford a House You Love

Want to buy a house that you love and still comfortably afford? Find out how you can run the numbers so you can become a homeowner while still pursuing other goals! How Much House Can We Afford? Even though buying a house is typically the biggest purchase you’re going to make, we kind of snap […]