I have a confession. So far on our journey, we have not paid any money to learn how to get out of debt. Not a cent. Danny-J’s #FindTheMoneyProject (where it all began!) … FREE I listened to a copy of Dave Ramsey‘s, The Total Money Makeover, for FREE (there’s an audiobook copy on YouTube) and… Continue reading Diving in Deep
If you’ve been following along on our Instagram page @weridlifeofus you’ll know we are almost at the end of Danny-J’s February 2017 #FindTheMoneyProject. Our normal meal planning & shopping days are a little out of wack as we were challenged to not go grocery shopping until everything (and I mean EVERYTHING!) had been used up… Continue reading Grocery Haul ~ Feb 2017
Ours is a story of Februarys. February 2015 ~ The beginning of our debt free journey. The point in time we realized the ship was sinking. We were $72,938.60 in debt and had no idea where our money was going. February 2016 ~ After clinging to our sinking ship for 12 months, and trying desperately… Continue reading #FindTheMoneyProject Take 2
No official meal plan this week! We are following Danny-J’s February 2017 #FindTheMoneyProject and we are finding weird combinations to use up the things lurking in our pantry and freezer. There is no plan, no rhyme or reason. If you see it & you’re hungry, you eat it!
Tonight’s dinner ~ Sweet Potato & Lentil soup. We try to do 1x meatless meal & 1x soup each week to help keep our meal costs down. We’ll get 2 meals out of this soup (makes 8-10 serves) & only costs a couple of bucks. At $5.50/kilo the sweet potatoes were the most expensive part… Continue reading Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Soup
Our January totals are in! Starting: $6,580.09 in savings!! Finishing: $ 9,140.85 Total paid off: $2,560.76 We were aiming to finish with a nice round $10k in the bank, but we purchased a new portable air conditioner to help hubby cope with his CRPS during the heat. Plus we cash flowed a nice little holiday… Continue reading January 2017 Snowball Update
On Mondays we Meal Plan! This week on the menu: Breakfasts ~ weetbix or oats for the kids. Smoothies for hubby and I. Snacks ~ Bananas. Baby cucumbers, carrot slices & cheese. Lunches ~ Ham & Salad sandwiches. Pancakes. Leftovers. Dinners Monday ~ Chicken and Warm Kale Salad Tuesday ~ Sweet Potato &… Continue reading Monday Meal Plan ~ Feb 6th 2016