Category Archives: Budgeting/Finance

ALDI Comes to Southern California

This post was sponsored by ALDI as part of Influencer for Influence Central. Have you heard the good news? Saving money in Southern California just got a whole lot easier! When we moved to So Cal last year, not only was I heart-broken to be leaving my family and friends behind, but I was also leaving my favorite grocery store, ALDI. As… Read more »

Shopping at the Farmer’s Market

Going to the Farmer’s Market is one of my favorite things to do. Knowing exactly where your food is coming from and being able to speak with the farmer is priceless. However, if you are not careful, you can potentially blow your entire grocery budget in one trip. I’ve compiled a few of my best tips to help make your farmer’s… Read more »

Working with a Small Budget

In my days as a children’s ministry coordinator I got used to working with a small budget. Every fall I would plan out the next year on paper as best as I could, crunch numbers, write up a budget proposal, give it to the lead pastor and head of the committee I reported to, and wait. Inevitably, my well thought… Read more »

Easy Ways to Save Money

  One of the saddest things about moving to California was leaving my career.  I found it very fulfilling, and I loved all of the children and families I was working with.  As sad as I was, I was also excited to start a new chapter in my life.  I didn’t know what that chapter would look like, but I… Read more »