Saving Money

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

  Do you believe that you are not good with money? Did you learn how to spend and save money at school?  Did you ever have a class in high school that talked about debt, interest, investments, and practical money tips?   Well, I didn't and most of us aren’t...

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Why We Paid Off Our House Early

Why We Paid Off Our House Early

  Get your own Paid Off House A paid off house sounds magical, right? For most of us, it just seems like a pipe dream or maybe not even a dream at all because the thought of a paid-off home seems unimaginable. Maybe you must be a unicorn or have some special...

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The Phrase I use to Curb Overspending

The Phrase I use to Curb Overspending

  Saving money is incredibly satisfying. Don’t we all love getting a great deal? I love when I’m able to get something I want or need for free or cheap, but often I run into those not-so-good deals. You know, when you're going to the grocery store and the grapes...

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Quit Overspending at Costco with this Grocery Guide

Quit Overspending at Costco with this Grocery Guide

  Have you ever walked into Costco to buy a handful of items and end up with a cart full that cost hundreds of dollars?  Most of us can quickly fill our cart with unplanned items like no other.  And don't get me started about those samples!  We all love 'em, but...

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Live Like a College Student

Live Like a College Student

One of the best pieces of financial advice we have been given was from my mom. She told us to live like college students as long as you possibly can. You may be thinking that you made some of the worst financial decisions of your life in college. That’s not what she...

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#DebtDumpChallenge

#DebtDumpChallenge

  Have you ever made a goal that seemed almost unreachable? Something so big that it is scary to say out loud because if you say it out loud, you might actually have to do it. Well, I’m about to do that, I’m going to share our big goal… We are going to pay off...

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4 Surprising Free Resources at the Library

4 Surprising Free Resources at the Library

Let me just put this out there…I LOVE the library. If you haven’t been to a library recently, GO! Libraries are not like they were when I was a kid. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoyed going to the library as a child, but they pretty much only had books, a few movies, and CD’s. Now, libraries are totally upping their game! The resources are amazing and free!

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How to Save 40% on Groceries Without Coupons

How to Save 40% on Groceries Without Coupons

Can you imagine saving 40% of your monthly grocery bill every month? This isn’t just a one time deal; it is a continual monthly savings source.  Now think back to how much you typically spend on groceries in a month, what is 40% of that number? Wouldn’t it be amazing to save that much each month!   You could pay down debt, buy something you love, save for a vacation, or whatever.

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Intentional Living

Ep. 79: Habit Stacking

Ep. 79: Habit Stacking

Hey friend, welcome to today's show. This whole year, we have been going through a lot of information, helping us create change in our lives without using a typical New Year's resolution. In my podcast, episode 75, we talked about why resolutions typically fail. And a...

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Ep. 75: Why New Year’s Resolutions Typically Fail

Ep. 75: Why New Year’s Resolutions Typically Fail

Hey friends. Thank you so much for tuning into today's show. We are so close to 2022. I know for the majority of the human population, we just view this new year, every new year as just a fresh start. And I think that's such an amazing thing. I think we sometimes put...

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4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

  Do you believe that you are not good with money? Did you learn how to spend and save money at school?  Did you ever have a class in high school that talked about debt, interest, investments, and practical money tips?   Well, I didn't and most of us aren’t...

read more
Why We Paid Off Our House Early

Why We Paid Off Our House Early

  Get your own Paid Off House A paid off house sounds magical, right? For most of us, it just seems like a pipe dream or maybe not even a dream at all because the thought of a paid-off home seems unimaginable. Maybe you must be a unicorn or have some special...

read more
7 Minimalism Lifestyle Benefits

7 Minimalism Lifestyle Benefits

What we own impacts our wallets, time, energy, and our stress level. Don’t we all want to have the freedom to do more of what makes us feel alive? But most of us aren’t living in that freedom. Amberlee Rich shares how Minimalism impacts every area of our lives.

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Live Like a College Student

Live Like a College Student

One of the best pieces of financial advice we have been given was from my mom. She told us to live like college students as long as you possibly can. You may be thinking that you made some of the worst financial decisions of your life in college. That’s not what she...

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Minimalism

Why We Paid Off Our House Early

Why We Paid Off Our House Early

  Get your own Paid Off House A paid off house sounds magical, right? For most of us, it just seems like a pipe dream or maybe not even a dream at all because the thought of a paid-off home seems unimaginable. Maybe you must be a unicorn or have some special...

read more
The Phrase I use to Curb Overspending

The Phrase I use to Curb Overspending

  Saving money is incredibly satisfying. Don’t we all love getting a great deal? I love when I’m able to get something I want or need for free or cheap, but often I run into those not-so-good deals. You know, when you're going to the grocery store and the grapes...

read more
8 Steps to Create a Cozy Minimalist Home

8 Steps to Create a Cozy Minimalist Home

  I’m a huge proponent of minimalism, but decorating a home with less is tricky. If you look in magazines and through Pinterest, most of the homes are full of stuff. Bookshelves are filled with knick-knacks, books, and artwork. So how do you have a put-together...

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7 Minimalism Lifestyle Benefits

7 Minimalism Lifestyle Benefits

What we own impacts our wallets, time, energy, and our stress level. Don’t we all want to have the freedom to do more of what makes us feel alive? But most of us aren’t living in that freedom. Amberlee Rich shares how Minimalism impacts every area of our lives.

read more
How I Gained Time & Energy Back as a Busy Mom

How I Gained Time & Energy Back as a Busy Mom

  Have you ever been at a place in life where you looked around and wondered how did I ever get to this point?  I had that realization while I was nursing my son a little over two years ago.  My life seemed like a blur, an endless parade of duties.  It was like I...

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Live Like a College Student

Live Like a College Student

One of the best pieces of financial advice we have been given was from my mom. She told us to live like college students as long as you possibly can. You may be thinking that you made some of the worst financial decisions of your life in college. That’s not what she...

read more
#DebtDumpChallenge

#DebtDumpChallenge

  Have you ever made a goal that seemed almost unreachable? Something so big that it is scary to say out loud because if you say it out loud, you might actually have to do it. Well, I’m about to do that, I’m going to share our big goal… We are going to pay off...

read more
3 Benefits of Downsizing Your Home Even with a Family

3 Benefits of Downsizing Your Home Even with a Family

  We thought we were moving way up when we moved out of our 749 sq. ft. apartment into our 2,500 sq. ft. home on a quarter-acre lot. Our five bedroom home (for just my husband and I) needed a lot of TLC since it was foreclosure. But once we fixed it up enough to...

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Motherhood

4 Parenting Tips from Brene Brown that Changed How I Parent

4 Parenting Tips from Brene Brown that Changed How I Parent

Brene Brown’s audiobook “The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children with Courage, Compassion & Connection” is a true gem. In this post, you’ll see four parenting tips from Brene Brown that will challenge and encourage you to level-up in your own parenting.

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Feeling Judged as a Parent?

Feeling Judged as a Parent?

  I’m calling all you perfect parents out there, those with Ph.D.’s and parenting expert titles. If you have children that listen the first time you ask, who eat all the food on their plate, and who never have a tantrum, please do share your insights with us. But...

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Stop the Mommy Judgment Cycle

Stop the Mommy Judgment Cycle

There are so many societal and personal expectations of being mothers that makes us feel like we are never enough. How often do we see #badmom or #momfails? We see the highlight reels of other moms on Facebook and Instagram and we don’t feel like we add up. This fuels the mommy judgment cycle.

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How I Gained Time & Energy Back as a Busy Mom

How I Gained Time & Energy Back as a Busy Mom

  Have you ever been at a place in life where you looked around and wondered how did I ever get to this point?  I had that realization while I was nursing my son a little over two years ago.  My life seemed like a blur, an endless parade of duties.  It was like I...

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Is Fear Holding You Back?

Is Fear Holding You Back?

I didn’t realize until lately how fearful I truly am. Do you ever feel like you know yourself so well and then something happens and you figure out something new about yourself?  Our own perceptions of ourselves are probably skewed. Maybe most people knew I was living...

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Transform Your Motherhood Through Prayer Journaling

Transform Your Motherhood Through Prayer Journaling

  I struggled with reading my Bible and praying for my kids consistently until I started prayer journaling. The excuses kept piling up in my mind.  I was too busy with all the motherhood duties and if I'm honest, I didn't want to wake up early to do it either. I...

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Are You Teachable, Momma?

Are You Teachable, Momma?

One of the most important qualities I want to live out and pass on to my kids is being teachable. If you are teachable, you are constantly learning, doing research, being a good listener, and moving forward. Being teachable casts away pride.

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Parenting

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

4 Reasons Why You Are Not Good with Money

  Do you believe that you are not good with money? Did you learn how to spend and save money at school?  Did you ever have a class in high school that talked about debt, interest, investments, and practical money tips?   Well, I didn't and most of us aren’t...

read more
4 Parenting Tips from Brene Brown that Changed How I Parent

4 Parenting Tips from Brene Brown that Changed How I Parent

Brene Brown’s audiobook “The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting: Raising Children with Courage, Compassion & Connection” is a true gem. In this post, you’ll see four parenting tips from Brene Brown that will challenge and encourage you to level-up in your own parenting.

read more
Feeling Judged as a Parent?

Feeling Judged as a Parent?

  I’m calling all you perfect parents out there, those with Ph.D.’s and parenting expert titles. If you have children that listen the first time you ask, who eat all the food on their plate, and who never have a tantrum, please do share your insights with us. But...

read more
Transform Your Motherhood Through Prayer Journaling

Transform Your Motherhood Through Prayer Journaling

  I struggled with reading my Bible and praying for my kids consistently until I started prayer journaling. The excuses kept piling up in my mind.  I was too busy with all the motherhood duties and if I'm honest, I didn't want to wake up early to do it either. I...

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How to Create a Family Conversational Hub

How to Create a Family Conversational Hub

Did you know that according to new research, American families get only 37 minutes of quality time together each day? This statistic is staggering. How can we create intentional routines to get back more quality time with our families?

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Create a Family Culture that Loves to Read

Create a Family Culture that Loves to Read

There is so much negativity out there on reading. So many adults and kids hate reading. I want my kids to enjoy and love reading. I love the quote by Harry Truman, “Leaders are readers.” This is so true!! Being a continual learner is key to success.

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Are You Teachable, Momma?

Are You Teachable, Momma?

One of the most important qualities I want to live out and pass on to my kids is being teachable. If you are teachable, you are constantly learning, doing research, being a good listener, and moving forward. Being teachable casts away pride.

read more