What Do March Madness AND Money & Marriage Have In Common?
Give! But, Think Before You Donate: 3 Steps For Smart Charitable Giving
Our family loves March Madness. We have a blast watching the basketball games together. The cinderella stories, the buzzer beaters, and the heartbreak – it has been such a fun family activity. But what do March Madness and Money & Marriage have in common? Yesterday, we were talking and I (Bethany) said to Scott, “You […]
3 Ways to Make Lasting Family Memories
Smart charitable giving is not just a holiday “to do” for a list. With natural disasters, local community needs, and a multitude of worthy causes across our world there are opportunities for giving all year long. We highly encourage giving. But remember–Get before you give. What? Get information before you give! Do some research first […]
3 Stress Free Tips To Enjoy Summer Vacations Without Going Broke
Handling your money doesn’t have to be stressful. Your money can actually help you make lasting family memories. The benefit of spending money is an investment in creating memories for your family. How to Use Your Money to Create Small, Medium, and Large Last Memories 1. Small Memories You can go to free events in […]
DIY: Thankful Leaves. A Fun Idea to Teach Kids Thankfulness
Is it really possible to enjoy summer vacations without going broke? Yes! Save money and everyone gets a vote with these 3 types of vacations this summer. Summer is coming. You can almost hear the loud music, the papers shredding, and the ecstatic rejoicing – wait, is that the sound of students … or teachers? […]
3 Tips for A Best-Ever Vacation
Scott and I were attending a parenting conference where the speaker reminded us how important it is to instill a thankful heart into our children. So we set about to find a way to teach kids thankfulness. We know the importance of modeling thankfulness for our boys. But we thought, “With all of the hustle […]
3 Tricks to Curb Summertime Spending
Experts say the average family spends almost $400 a day while on vacation. But agreeing, as a couple, on the amount to spend is no day at the beach! How do you decide the right amount for your personal, family budget?
3 Ways to Have the Best Staycation
The heat isn’t the only thing that climbs each summer – expenses can too. It is so easy to overspend during the summer. With more spare time, and the hope of keeping everyone entertained, your money can dissolve like a popsicle in a toddler’s fist.
By now, if you plan on going away for spring break, your plans are in place! We hope you have a blast and get some fun in the sun. But what about those of us who plan to stay home for this season’s spring break? How do you make it memorable and adventuresome? How do […]