Frugal Friday – No Spendtember Update

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.

Hi Loves!  So since September ends tomorrow – I wanted to check in with a No-Spendtember Update.  I didn’t make it.

I did sort of set myself up to fail a tiny bit.  I had previously planned a girls afternoon with two of my best college friends at a winery.  After a brief tasting and lunch… I ended up buying 2 bottles of wine for the holidays. Continue reading

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Frugal Friday {cash}

Dave Ramsey. I need to give myself a weekly cash budget. If I don't have any more, no fun for me.Hi Loves!  It’s time for a Frugal Friday post. I’ve been doing a lot of reading.  I’ve found some great personal finance books that I might be reviewing soon for you.  I’m not sure since they’ve been out for a while if another review really needs to be written.  Maybe instead… some thoughts on them.

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Frugal Friday – Do you budget?!

benjamin franklin quote | bring joyHi Loves!  So the word budget is hit and miss.  Some people love the idea, while the word makes others cringe.  Plus – creating and following a budget can seem like a very complicated and daunting task.  But really… its only as difficult as you make it.

Maybe I’m biased since I work in accounting as a profession, but its not really that difficult.  It does however take a bit of time. Continue reading