Birthday Prep

Birthday Prep

Princess Pigg turns 4 in March!  So the whole Pigg household is I am in full scale Birthday Planning! Read more

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Tightening the Purse Strings

Tightening the Purse Strings

It’s well known that I have a fairly type A personality.  I love lists, and utilize Google Drive to organize basically every aspect of my life into a beautiful list or spreadsheet.

Since about 2010, we’ve had a written monthly budget based loosely on Dave Ramsey’s model.  My grandpa taught me the Dave Ramsey method while I was still in college.  At the time, I didn’t utilize it much as I had little debt, and even less income.  To be honest, I would really love to take another one of his courses, or read some of his books.  I think now as a mature 30+ adult (stop snickering), I’d be able to gleam more from it.  But I did learn to keep track of expenses and to plan out where each of your paycheck will go. Read more