Our Journey to Financial Freedom: Baby Step 2 – Pay Off All Debt aka the Debt Snowball!

It took me nearly 40 years to wise up, but becoming debt-free was one of the best things I've done for my life, our marriage. This is our Journey to Financial Freedom!

Our Journey to Financial Freedom: Baby Step 1 – Save $1,000!

It took me nearly 40 years to wise up, but becoming debt-free was one of the best things I've done for my life, our marriage. This is our Journey to Financial Freedom!

Kid Friendly?: Monument Valley Tribal Park

Majestic, beautiful, amazing ... it doesn't matter how many adjectives you put in front of Monument Valley, none will do it justice. I don't even attempt it, but do give you our breakdown of one of the two parks that left me breathless, include a Clark Griswold reference, insight on Gas Station Pizza, and photos that don't do the park justice.

Kid Friendly?: Route 66

Planning, or wanting to plan, a road trip on Route 66? We have you covered in Exit 1 of our Great American Road Trip with Kids (and on a budget) series. Ratings, thrifty tips, word of the day, photos, plus insight into the Every Kid Outdoors program!

Happy Mother’s Day (on a budget)

Happy Mother's Day! The kids and I made a budget friendly DIY gift for Mom!