family & home

How I Feel About Having Fun With Debt

How I Feel About Having Fun With Debt

This is a little embarrassing to admit, but our family is carrying a pretty hefty amount of credit card debt. The good news is, we’re done over-spending and we have enough to start paying it off for real! We’ve paid off two credit cards so […]

How to Resolve Conflicts in Marriage

How to Resolve Conflicts in Marriage

Marriage isn’t easy! Learning to live with another person takes practice. It’s especially difficult when you love that person! My husband and I got married young, so we’ve had a lot of practice getting into arguments. If you find yourself going head-to-head with your husband […]

How to Save Money on Groceries

How to Save Money on Groceries

Food is a huge expense for any family! I’ve talked a bit about how we got into debt before, but eating out so much and over-shopping was our biggest mistake. We used to buy foods in bulk that we would never be able to finish […]

When Your Husband Travels for Work

When Your Husband Travels for Work

It’s hard when your husband travels for work. Whether he’s away for a weekend or a season, having a strong marriage despite the distance and stress takes a lot of work! I’ve been through it, and I’ve gathered my best tips for staying connected when […]

How We Paid Off Our First Credit Card Using the Debt Snowball

How We Paid Off Our First Credit Card Using the Debt Snowball

This is a little embarrassing to admit, but Keith and I are carrying a pretty hefty amount of credit card debt. We accumulated most of it while I was staying home and we needed to make up for his low salary with credit… And also, […]