This Fascinating Adventure

Monthly Archives: February 2019

How do you budget with multiple streams of income? It can be challenging to plan your money with variable income, but fear not! Here’s some help!

“And if I asked you to name all the things that you love, how long would it take for you to name yourself?” —Unknown I saw the above quote years ago, and I felt as if I had to catch my breath. Perhaps all humans struggle with loving themselves first in some form. Getting to know ourselves is a most fascinating adventure. Part of honoring ourselves in all ways, includes honoring ourselves… Read More

Here are the things I did to live simply and frugally this week, while still enjoying life! What are some frugal things you did this week?

Got debt? Don’t know where to start? Here is a free guide to paying off debt. I’m not selling anything—after all, I want you debt-free! Here’s how I did it.

How do you get started with an Emergency Fund? A Starter Emergency Fund, of course! I’ll explain what this is and how to start in this quick and dirty guide.

Here are the things I did to live simply and frugally this week, while still enjoying life! What are some frugal things you did this week?

Boosting how much money we put into our Savings account each month can sometimes be difficult. Especially when we are first starting out. It may seem daunting to look for places within our spending to save a few dollars, but here are twelve things you can do today to start saving money: Pack your lunch: I started packing my lunch for work everyday about 2 years ago. My lunch usually consists of:… Read More

There are several priorities in life I value. Among these priorities are kindness, family, contributing to the world, working smart (and budgeting smart), loving others, and self-care. While I try to approach life with a thoughtful, joyful, and frugal lens, sometimes it feels like a lot of high-caliber experiences cost money. Frugal Self-Care Honors All of My Priorities Small aside on why Self-Care is worth every second. Simply, you deserve it. I have… Read More

Here is another weekly installment of Living Frugally where I share my frugal accomplishments for the past week. Be sure to share your frugal successes in the comments! Learned how to two-step. I count new things as frugal wins, because if it’s new, it’s usually thrilling (insert cheap thrills joke here). We were out listening to live music (free) and a friend was willing to show me how to two-step. Cooked a… Read More

Imagine going to a gas staton and asking the attendant if you can have $20 of gas on pump 3. Oh, and by the way, does he mind if you pay him later? Impossible right? In today’s world, there aren’t any IOUs, or running up a tab in the local grocery store. Things have to be paid up-front and in full. This is difficult for many people who live paycheck-to-paycheck, and also… Read More

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