Our old budgeting system involved staying broke and feeling hopeless, but not anymore. I have never felt so empowered with my finances. Here's what I did. I say this without a shred of hyperbole: last fall two things happened that changed everything. One: I had another baby, and … [Read more...] about The Budgeting System That (Truly) Changed My Life
Confession: I'm a grocery budget failure. I mean - we're definitely not eating steak and lobster every night (gah, I wish!), and we're being as frugal as we feel we can be. We're pinching pennies and I'm agonizing over what I put into my grocery cart. But when I tally it up at the … [Read more...] about 3 Possible Reasons You’re Failing at Sticking to a Grocery Budget
Dear Readers: When I published my post 40+ Legitimate Ways to Earn Money as a Stay-at-Home Mom back in the summer, it was hugely popular. It has gone on to become one of the top posts here at R+H, which is honestly not all that surprising to me. Being a SAHM is a financial hardship … [Read more...] about Stay-at-Home Moms: Could Freelance Writing be the Income You Need?
You've seen the ads floating around the internet. Usually in places like your Facebook sidebar or in pop-up ads on popular sites. Deceptive text shouting promises like: "Earn $6,000/week from home! It's easy! Sign up here! "scammyfineprintprintblahblahblah" To those I say a big fat … [Read more...] about 40+ Legitimate Ways to Earn Money as a Stay-at-Home-Mom