Life of Stones https://lifeofstones.com Budget Your Best Life Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:41:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.1.1 https://lifeofstones.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/favicon-100x100.png Life of Stones https://lifeofstones.com 32 32 7 practical tips to help you have a stress-free tax season https://lifeofstones.com/tax-tips-organize-taxes/ https://lifeofstones.com/tax-tips-organize-taxes/#respond Thu, 28 Feb 2019 23:50:40 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=2273 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Tax season.  A phrase that can make almost anyone roll their eyes and wonder how long they can procrastinate getting their returns together.  I feel you. Taxes are confusing…and annoying! I am not a tax professional so this article is not intended as expert financial advice.  I am, however, a WAHM with her own business […]

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Learn How To Budget Better With A Budget Binder https://lifeofstones.com/budget-better-budget-binder/ https://lifeofstones.com/budget-better-budget-binder/#respond Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:48:45 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1896 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Do you have a best friend?  I’m really starting to think that my Budget Binder is my best friend…kind of weird, I know, but hear me out.  My budget binder has helped my husband and I pay off $54,500 of debt in under 2 years!  It has helped us improve our finances in Every. Single. […]

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How to Drastically Cut Expenses to Get Out of Debt Quickly https://lifeofstones.com/how-to-drastically-cut-expenses/ https://lifeofstones.com/how-to-drastically-cut-expenses/#respond Fri, 14 Dec 2018 13:06:25 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1822 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Cutting expenses to the bone is scary and overwhelming to most people.  But when you’re deeply in debt and feeling lost and hopeless you begin to search for even extreme ways to shorten your everyday expenses list!  While paying off debt, we cut these 7 expenses and found they freed up a substantial amount of […]

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5 Fun Savings Challenges to Help Boost Your Savings in the New Year https://lifeofstones.com/money-savings-challenges/ https://lifeofstones.com/money-savings-challenges/#respond Thu, 06 Dec 2018 11:17:11 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1119 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

SAVING MONEY can be so hard sometimes.  Hard to save yet so easy to spend!  Remember back when you were a child, or if you’re a parent, think of your own children – turning something that seems otherwise boring into a game is always a great way to motivate them, right?  Yet even as adults, […]

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The Best Way to Control Your Holiday Spending https://lifeofstones.com/control-holiday-spending/ https://lifeofstones.com/control-holiday-spending/#respond Wed, 24 Oct 2018 23:26:05 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1659 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Whether we like it or not, the holiday season is fast approaching and you need to be prepared so you don’t wake up on January 1st with a holiday hangover!  No, not the kind you get from drinking too much eggnog, the kind you get from realizing how out of hand your holiday spending became […]

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8 Failproof Ways to Help You Improve Your Finances https://lifeofstones.com/improve-your-finances/ https://lifeofstones.com/improve-your-finances/#respond Wed, 10 Oct 2018 15:14:59 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1317 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Are you sick and tired of being sick and tired?!?  You live paycheck to paycheck and you are completely over being perpetually stressed about money?  Guess what? Your finances are out of control! These 8 tips will help you take control of your finances – and your life! I know exactly how you feel because […]

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Top 5 most important tips to pay off debt fast https://lifeofstones.com/pay-off-debt-fast/ https://lifeofstones.com/pay-off-debt-fast/#respond Wed, 12 Sep 2018 19:07:52 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1522 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Are you currently in the middle of a debt-free journey?  Maybe you’re not, but know you need to be? I have a ton of tips on how to pay off debt and improve your finances but today I’m going to cut out all the fluff and give you my very best top 5 crucial tips […]

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The Best Tips to Save Money on Travel https://lifeofstones.com/save-money-travel/ https://lifeofstones.com/save-money-travel/#respond Tue, 14 Aug 2018 21:28:37 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1245 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Wanderlust.   Wan·der·lust ˈwändərˌləst/ noun 1. a strong desire to travel. I was never a big traveler and have much preferred to be home, with my things and sleeping in my bed.  But more recently the travel bug has bitten me, which is super cool but there’s that little thing called a budget?!   When we […]

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Why Financial Care is an Important Form of Self Care You Need to be Practicing https://lifeofstones.com/financial-self-care/ https://lifeofstones.com/financial-self-care/#comments Tue, 19 Jun 2018 23:58:08 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1313 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

Self-care seems to be a big buzzword lately that has a very personal meaning for everyone.  For me, I view self-care as a tool for stress management. For you, perhaps, self-care looks like a quick workout each morning or taking the time to prepare healthy meals for yourself every day.  Maybe it takes the form […]

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How to make your own cheap DIY makeup setting spray https://lifeofstones.com/diy-makeup-setting-spray/ https://lifeofstones.com/diy-makeup-setting-spray/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 14:04:26 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1376 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

You apply the perfect face, head out the door for the day and your makeup barely makes it a few hours…what do you do? Well, you use makeup setting spray, of course! This amazing DIY makeup setting spray can hydrate your skin and keep your makeup in place and stay fresh all day long…BUT, if […]

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Fun and Affordable Gifts for Her https://lifeofstones.com/gift-ideas-women/ https://lifeofstones.com/gift-ideas-women/#respond Sun, 22 Apr 2018 20:15:59 +0000 https://lifeofstones.com/?p=1249 Proudly brought to you by Life of Stones.

The women in your life deserved to be showered with gifts (and love, of course) every day!  But birthdays and holidays like Mother’s day can really add up especially if you have a lot of special women in your life!  Living on a budget, I’ve gotten pretty good at finding fun and frugal gifts while […]

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