holiday vacation budget

How to Make the Most Out of Your Holiday Vacation Budget

Work hard, travel hard. That’s my motto. Some say it’s important to “relax,” but I’m not a fan of slowing down. Even during the holidays, you can find me traveling or planning my next big adventure. I’m not one to sit around the tree drinking hot cocoa during the holidays. A lot of times, I find myself escaping the traditional …

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How to Make Cajun Pastalaya for under $20

Cooking is slowly becoming a big hobby of mine. Not that I want to open up my own restaurant or anything, but it’s something that I really enjoy and putting a lot of passion into a dish is something I take pride in. Although I get a lot of inspiration from the likes of Gordon Ramsay and others, I get …

Three Meals You Can Make Entirely from Canned Goods

Canned goods are some of the most valuable items we keep in our pantries. Why? Well, they’re easy to store, they last a long time, they’re already portioned making meal-prepping super simple, and best of all—they’re cheap! I spent a whopping $23 for all the canned goods I needed—yes, just $23 for three whole recipes! When we were brainstorming ideas …

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How to Plan for Black Friday Shopping

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—if you’re a shopper, that is. Deals are all over the place from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, but how can you be prepared without spending too much money? I’m all about getting great deals, so I wanted to share my tips on planning for Black Friday shopping. Figure Out Your Budget I …

Creamy Cajun Pastalaya - Budget Recipe for Family of 4

$10 Cajun Dinners for a Family of 4

Being from the South, one of the hardest things for anyone to do is budget for food. There’s something great about cooking delicious meals that everyone enjoys eating. Food really brings everyone together, especially down here! Having to budget for creating all of your favorite meals is something that doesn’t sit well with anyone, especially when it ends up being …