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  • How We Paid Off $66k In 18 Months

    In November of 2014, we had some friends over for Thanksgiving. Just in casual conversation, I found out they had read Dave Ramsey’s “The Total Money Makeover,” and were following him. I had never heard of him or his book but just the brief conversation intrigued me. I bought the book and read it on […]

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  • 2016 Mid-Year Recap: Where did all of our money go?

    During my first of year of blogging I was doing a monthly recap showing where all of our money went for that month. I think that is a very important piece to paying off debt, holding ourselves accountable, and inspiring others. If you don’t know HOW we were able to put X amount of dollars […]

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  • January Recap

    It has been awhile since I made a post detailing where our money went for that month. No better time to start than January! We are currently in the middle of trying to get settled in Italy. PCSing can sure be an inconvenience on military families; especially PCSing overseas. We have to live in a […]

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  • Time to catch up! First, a recap of Oct, Nov, and Dec.

    Happy 2016 Everyone! With a new year comes new goals and a recap of the previous year! However, it has been much longer than I thought since I made a post. A lot has happened. So before we get into 2016, first, let me fill you in on the past few months. We paid off our […]

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  • May Recap

    Hey! Man I have a had a busy few weeks. Things are starting to slow down and I have a feeling they are going to drag on for the next 24 days. 24 days until my dearest husband is home. Then we have two and a half months of weddings and family and friends and […]

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  • Summertime Spending Blues + Job Promotion

    It is only May 13th, and we are already feeling the excitement of spending money this summer. Sure, it was easy to budget during the winter and not spend much money because lets face it, its ok to stay inside. Once the sun shines and I can walk outside in a t-shirt, I start to think […]

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  • April Recap

    Happy Cinco De Mayo! Lets just jump right into it. Where else did our money go in April and how were we able to contribute so much of it to our debt? My little European trip has a lot to do with it. This is one of the great benefits of traveling for work in […]

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  • March Budget Recap

    Hey Folks! I hope everybody had a great Easter! I did because I got to see my husband for a few days 🙂 We are about half way through his 6-month deployment so this little European Adventure we were able to have was so nice!  His visit wasn’t cheap by any means, which brings me into […]

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  • Refinishing an End Table on a Budget

    A little over year and a half ago an old coworker of mine was selling an end table for 15 dollars. I was in tech school at the time so I told the hubby (who was just my fiancé at the time) that he absolutely needed to go get this end table because it was […]

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  • March Outlook

    The end/beginning of each month sure calls for a lot of posts. Hopefully this month I have more time to post in the middle of the month as well. Now it is time to see where our debt is currently standing on this first day of March. I am definitely happy with our progress. So here […]