How to Organize a Garage Sale Like a Boss

Jen SmithMake Money, Personal Finance14 Comments

yard sale bowls

I love garage sales. There are so many good deals, nice people, and interesting items that give you a peek into your neighbor’s lives. I’m no professional but I’ve been known to pull over for an impromptu browse when I see a neon sign. With our love for all things saving and making money, Travis and I thought it’d be a great idea to help my mom host a garage sale to help with her upcoming move. I realized quickly that there are more steps to organize a garage sale than I thought. So now that I’m a pro after … Read More

A Roundup of the Best Drugstore Makeup for Women on a Budget

Jen SmithPersonal Finance, Savings25 Comments

best drugstore makeup

As a budget blogger and savings enthusiast I’m excited to round up the top drugstore makeup picks from the best beauty sites out there. My makeup collection is pretty dismal. It’s a culmination of random purchases from the beauty aisle and collecting my mom’s unused products. I was going through it when we moved and thought it might be time to start adulting here. Since I’m no makeup savant and it’s taken me years to even get around to researching affordable makeup brands, I’ve compiled the real experts’ compilations and my top picks for under $10. There are makeup essentials … Read More

13 Cats Who Totally Understand Your Debt Payoff Struggle

Jen SmithDebt, Personal Finance20 Comments

Cats Who Get It

Ever think no one understands your debt payoff struggle? Everyone’s taking pictures of their fantastic lives and you’re over here dining on leftovers and tap water. I know your pain, you don’t put 60% of your income towards debt and get to experience the luxury of air conditioning in the summer or hotels when you’re out of town. I’m not the only one who understands you, cats do. Of course, they’re not real cats, real cats DGAF about anyone. These cat gifs though, are the symbol of our plight. I hope they comfort you and inspire you to keep going. … Read More