Paris, Here We Come


The trip that I've been saving for has finally arrived. 11 months in the making, my husband and I leave for Paris this weekend. The house sitter is arranged, the pets are looked after, and all that's left to do is pack. I'm so excited for this trip, I can't even explain it. I Won't Leave You … [Read more...]

Sacrificing to Reach Savings Goals

I definitely sacrifice eating out to meet my savings goals.

Thanks everyone for the great feedback on my new blog layout! Glad you love it! Yesterday I wrote about how I'd managed to save $27,700 in 2014.  It's very a tough year, budget-wise, but I'm happy I did it. One of the comments asked me a very interesting question, which is what have I … [Read more...]

How I Saved $27,700 in 2014


*Throughout this post, when I say “my income”, I mean our income, as my husband and I have combined finances.* On March 3rd I wrote a blog post about my ambitious plan to save $23,000 in 2014. This was my first year of being debt free and although I'd mastered the art of paying off debt, the art … [Read more...]