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  • Fair Fun at a Fair Price

    Basic on a Budget, Day Trips

    It's no secret that fall is my favorite time of year. As a child it was likely due to having a Birthday at the start of October, and now it's branched out to having some of my other favorite occasions around this time - my engagement, my anniversary, a drop in temperatures, and of course the N.C. State Fair. Making our yearly trip to the fair can get extremely costly. Admission, food, rides, and now alcohol all come with a…

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  • Revamping our Master Bedroom

    House2Home

    Given the crazy rush that the end of 2017 was, Kevin and I had quite the break from home projects and updates! This gave our budget some time to recover and time for both of us to do our research and figure out what the next endeavor would be, with our master bedroom area being the main focus. When we finally started discussing what the next big purchase would be, our discussions were a bit heated with some pretty heavy…

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    Basic on a Budget

    If you've been around my blog for any amount of time, you probably know that I value the importance of personal finance (borderline obsessed, maybe?) and the importance of planning and following a budget. Covering and tracking how much money comes in each month, in addition to tracking where that money goes, can sound pretty overwhelming. I get it! When I first did a budget before Kevin and I got married, I didn't have a clue where to start. I…

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  • Lifestyle Changes to Cut your Grocery Budget

    Basic on a Budget

    Groceries tend to be a huge budget item, but i've found this budget item is certainly one of the most flexible. I've spent the past few months trying and tweaking our grocery list and spending, and here are some ways i've cut back on our grocery budget (to make room for more alcohol, of course.) Meal Plan Going to the grocery store without a meal plan is like walking into a home improvement store without a list - without a…

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Basic on a Budget

It's no secret that fall is my favorite time of year. As a child it was likely due to having a Birthday at the start of October, and now it's branched out to having some of my other favorite occasions around this time - my engagement, my anniversary, a drop…

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Hometown Girl

As expected, my social media was crawling with New Years Resolutions over the New Years Holiday. From my own personal experiences, and noticing other's habits, these resolutions are so hard to stick with and I feel like I rarely see these resolutions and goals met. Now that we're finishing up…

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House2Home

Given the crazy rush that the end of 2017 was, Kevin and I had quite the break from home projects and updates! This gave our budget some time to recover and time for both of us to do our research and figure out what the next endeavor would be, with…

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