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Inconvenient Growth

Feb 18, 2017 | Posted by in Encouragement, Faith, Uncategorized | 4

I recently spent 3 weeks of my January in Florida. I know what you are thinking, “wow, that sounds pretty awesome in mid-winter!”. Well…any other time I would agree with you, but it wasn’t awesome, in fact it was a complete interruption in my life. And did I mention I left the husband at home but took my 18 month old with me?! Yeah… In all seriousness I went to Florida to help my mom care for my grandmother. At the time of my departure I had round trip airfare booked. Eden and I would go to visit my grandmother who’d been in the hospital for a month, give my mom a little break from being at her bedside, then return to Maryland in aRead more …

11 Ways Meal Planning Changed My Week

Sep 17, 2016 | Posted by in Lifestyle, Uncategorized | 0

My husband and I have been using Dave Ramsey’s Envelope System with our budget for about a month now. If you don’t know what that is, then I’d say it’s definitely worth a look. We are almost a year into our 3 year deadline to kill the rest of our debt. We’ve been chipping away at it little by little over the past few years and we finally just said enough is enough…we have dreams and we need that extra money to accomplish them. So we’ve gotten pretty serious about our money. Because of the envelope system we started meal planning to avoid the risk of overspending in our grocery budget every week. And although we started doing it for the budget, meal planning has helpedRead more …