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
weirdlifeofus #FCFSpendingFreeze How much did you save? Our pantry challenge saved us $125 this week! If we do this once a month, we will net $1,500 by the end of the year! 💰 Enough for a nice little holiday as a reward for eating all the food we had already purchased! 😂 Sounds silly, but… Continue reading FCF Spending Freeze ~ Recap!
We’re taking a leaf out of Jordan Page’s book this week & we’re on a Spending Freeze! WHAT’S A SPENDING FREEZE? I hear you ask. Basically, you take a pantry challenge and marry it off with a No Spend Week, and voilà SPENDING FREEZE! No groceries, No fuel in the car, No eating out,… Continue reading Stop, Drop and Freeze!
When hubby and I set out on our New Financial Journey in February 2015, we just wanted to pay our bills on time! We had no real plans to get out of debt any quicker than what our minimum repayment amounts would let us. We wanted to get out of debt, but we honestly believed… Continue reading 2017 Goals
Our December totals are in! Starting debt: – $7,515.99 Finishing: +$6,580.09 in savings!! Total paid off: $7,515.99 + Savings!! If you missed our huge announcement on December 3rd WE’RE DEBT FREE!! And I know you’re adding 7515.99 and 6580.09 together and going What The Fruit Tingle! No it wasn’t a magic $14k month! Let… Continue reading December 2016 Snowball Update