5 Ways We've Saved Money This Week Series

Looking for lots of creative money saving tips?  Look no further!  Here are links to posts in my “5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week” series.

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #130

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #130

Last week I got to attend my first ever blogging conference (Bloggy Con for the curious!).  It was fantastic!

If you’ve ever gone to any sort of conference, you know that you come away from it with this “high” for accomplishing great things.  I’m so excited to pour these ideas into the blog!

The reason I was able to attend this conference was because my family could come along, too.  It’s held at Cedar Point (which is an amazing amusement park…a must do for roller coaster enthusiasts!).  The hotel we stayed at was within easy walking distance of the park.  So for 3 days, the family got to ride rides while I learned about blogging.

So after more than 2 years of paying off debt, this year we’ve been able to treat our family to a trip to Indianapolis, a vacation in Washington DC, and a fall trip to Cedar Point.

This is why you fight to get out of debt!!  You want your money to be used for the things you love the most.  Who wants to keep treading water with bill companies??

Nobody, that’s who.

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5 Ways Pregnancy Is Blowing Our Budget

For the past few weeks, I’ve really struggled to write a new 5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week post.  I finally realized that it’s probably because not only are we not saving a lot of money….I’m actually spending more than usual.

It’s part guilt and part pregnancy brain.

Now, it’s important to me that you don’t take this post as an anti-pregnancy rant.  While I’m not a big fan of being pregnant, it’s always worth it in the end.  🙂

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #129

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #129

I’m finally ready to announce some big news!  Our medium sized family is going to grow a little “extra medium sized”.  Some have told me that I’m going to have to rebrand my whole blog now!  haha!  I’m not sure about doing all of that.

But I am excited to tell you that we are expecting baby number six!  Baby is due in February (but will probably show up in March, since I’m always very overdue).

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