Why It’s Better To Be Thrifty, Not Cheap

We’re flashing back this Friday to my post about being thrifty instead of being cheap. While I don’t do Crossfit anymore, I’m still not frugal. But the thriftiness factor still remains. 🙂 As a college student – back in the day when Britney and JT dated and wore those horrific matching denim outfits – I went through…
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Friends having a movie night

Should You Tell Your Friends You’re Too Broke To Hang Out?

Have you ever been in a position where you’re invited to go do something, but you can’t afford it? So you make up an excuse that you’re sick or tired or can’t find a sitter. While your friends may buy the reason you can’t go, it really doesn’t help anything. Because the next time you…
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DIY Decorating For The Holidays On A Budget

If you have a Facebook account you’ve probably seen many people that are done decorating for the holidays. So this post is for the rest of us who wait until after Thanksgiving to decorate. Happy Flashback Black Friday! (Say that 5 times fast!) 🙂 I know you have heard the saying: “do the best with…
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How To Save Money Traveling Over The Holidays

Can you believe the holidays are here already? Well like it or not, it’s that time of year and for many people that means traveling. We already spend a lot of money on food, decorations, gifts, wrapping paper, and parties. But do you budget for traveling expenses? Depending on how far you travel, the costs can…
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