monthly recap

August End-of-Month Budget Recap

September marks the beginning of my third month on my new budget. When I started this adventure two months ago, our marital spats about money had reached epic proportions.  We had just spent the first half of the year remodeling our home, and while we had saved for our remodel for more than three years, [...]

New Beginnings

I have always loved the back-to-school season.  There is something about the hint of fall in the air, new school supplies and school clothes, the idea of a fresh start that just gets me every time.  It has been many years since I was a student, but now, finally, this year I have a child [...]