The F Challenge: Frugal February

The first month of the year is done, and if you are anything like us, you may be looking a goals that you have for the rest of the year and figuring how you make those happen financially. Each of us have little vacations planned this year and we decided that it may be nice to “tighten our belts” it bit over the next month to see if we can put a few dollars away for those trips later in the year. Enter the F challenge! Ok, that sounds a little ridiculous, but Frugal February is here so we can have Fun and Funds later in the year!

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You Can’t Pour From an Empty Cup: $20 Pamper Challenge

“You can’t pour from an empty cup”

I am not sure who said these wise words, but for many us it is so true. We all know that self care is important and we need to make time for it, but sometimes that self care can take a toll on our wallets. We would love to have monthly massages, pedicures, and dinners out, but sometimes we don’t have the time nor room in the budget.

The challenge this month was to spend no more than $20 doing something just for me. Read More

New Recipe Challenge: Beef and Broccoli

Do you have a go-to takeout meals that you love to get on the weekends? In our house it is Chineses, however it is never as good as it sounds. I have been thinking to myself that this is something I need to learn to make. Enter the New Recipe Challenge!

Recently we stocked our freezer with local beef. With that order, we received round steak. I never cooked round steak. So obviously I went to Pinterest and was able to find a crockpot recipe for beef and broccoli. Read More