Saving the Raise

My husband got a raise this month.  After taxes and added dental insurance, it is barely a blip on the pay stub.  It is a raise, though.  And I am…

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Unity in the Body

A founding member of the church, who faithfully attended services for thirty years and could always be counted on to volunteer, got sick.  The church rallied by her side –…

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Birthday Budget Secrets

Birthdays are great fun around our house. It’s also a time that can be easy to spend uncontrollably. The children deserve it – after all. The truth is that the…

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Saving Money By Making a Menu

Budget saving ideas usually involve some organization.  My husband will be the first to raise his hand and tell you I was not born organized (or orderly – nearly drove…

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