Our Journey to Financial Freedom: Baby Step 2 – Pay Off All Debt aka the Debt Snowball!

It took me nearly 40 years to wise up, but becoming debt-free was one of the best things I've done for my life, our marriage. This is our Journey to Financial Freedom!

We Vacationed in Florida…During a Pandemic…and Survived!

We traveled to Florida during a pandemic and survived to share our story!

Kid Friendly?: Tombstone, Lincoln County and the Wild West!

Our visit to Lincoln, New Mexico brings me chills as we walk the same halls and streets that Billy the Kid and The Regulators did. Plus, more on my love of "Young Guns" and wishing we skipped over Tombstone.

Kid Friendly?: Monument Valley Tribal Park

Majestic, beautiful, amazing ... it doesn't matter how many adjectives you put in front of Monument Valley, none will do it justice. I don't even attempt it, but do give you our breakdown of one of the two parks that left me breathless, include a Clark Griswold reference, insight on Gas Station Pizza, and photos that don't do the park justice.

Kid Friendly?: Hovenweep National Monument

Thinking about a pit stop to Hovenweep National Monument? We got you covered with hiking thoughts, ratings, tips, and how to save you from getting lost!

Kid Friendly?: Petroglyph and Aztec Ruins National Monuments

Planning, or wanting to plan, a road trip? We have you covered in Exit 2 of our Great American Road Trip with Kids (and on a budget) series. Ratings, thrifty tips, word of the day, photos, and more!

Happy Mother’s Day (on a budget)

Happy Mother's Day! The kids and I made a budget friendly DIY gift for Mom!