The beginning of the month is a great time to reset yourself and prepare you for the month ahead. It’s a great time to get organized, set your budget, set new goals and more. Here’s some great ideas for you to get organized at the beginning of every month!
Yesterday we talked a bit about some things that you should always buy new and as I was going on and on it occurred to me that there are so many more things that I needed to add to the list, so that is exactly what we are going to do today.
I know that you are trying your best to save money and I know that oftentimes that means shopping thrift stores and consignment shops for clothes, furniture, etc. I love shopping at thrift stores. In fact, you will probably find me shopping thrift stores, much more often than I should, but I figure it’s better than being at the mall and spending big money.
Are you finding yourself low on funds lately? What do the kids call it these days? Broke as a joke, that’s it. Is that the status of your wallet right now? I get it. We have all had rough times where it’s hard to spring for extras. That is why you shouldn’t feel bad if you can’t afford a vacation right now. It’s ok, really it is.
Spring break is coming soon for most of us. It’s a week (or two) when kids are out and ready to play and take a break from homework and regular routines. As a mom, I really enjoy having my kids home. However, I like to be prepared. This year we are staying home so I’ve been planning some activities to do with the kids to keep them occupied. Being prepared also helps me so I don’t go super crazy over the week long break. Here are just a few activities that I’ve been thinking of doing. They don’t cost much and are super easy to prepare.
I hope you know there are just some packed items you should not be buying but I wanted to give you my top 5 PACKAGED ITEMS YOU SHOULD NOT BE BUYING AT THE GROCERY STORE!! Don’t get me wrong I still purchase these when I’m in a pinch for time but when it comes to saving money, AVOID these items!
How is your spring starting out, budget-wise? If you are in need of a buildup of cash for yourself and your family, now is the time to buckle down and get serious about saving! It’s time for a no-spend month my friends! If you have no idea where to begin, here are 8 tips for a no-spend month that will get your budget in order.
What is the least organized room in your home? If you said kitchen, you are not alone! Kitchens are full of supplies, tools, food and more, all of which are easy to let get out of hand if you aren’t careful.
Do you struggle with keeping your home as clean as you would like it? Does organization not come naturally to you? You may be able to help yourself get these things in order, by keeping a cleaning schedule on hand at home.
Easter is next week. Are you ready? There are some great way to save money on all of your Easter purchases from your Easter dinner to Easter baskets, to clothes and shoes. If you haven’t finished your shopping there are still some great ways to save money. Hope these help you get ready!