Side Hustles – Our Master List

Side Hustle master list

Have you ever had a side hustle?  In the last two years, we have tried a handful of side hustles to get through hard times.  Some have stuck, and some were just too much hassle to bother with.  Here’s the list of things we’ve tried and opportunities we are looking into! Side hustles we’ve tried Odd Jobs on Craigslist What…

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How I keep my groceries under budget

How I keep my groceries under budget

One of our budget categories that seems to get out of control easily is groceries!  It surprises me how one extra trip in a week can throw my budget wildly out of wack.  The grocery budget is one of the few categories I can decrease easily with better management, so I’ve found that having some tricks for keeping under control…

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What to do when your income disappears

How to survive no income

My husband currently works on a contract-by-contract basis.  He’s associated with a company that is pretty good about making sure their employee’s have work.  When he started his last project, we knew it was supposed to be around 8 weeks.  It ended up running closer to 12. We knew the project was winding down, but we hoped that it would…

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8 things new bloggers should never pay for

Ways to save when you start a new blog

One of the things I hate most about the blogging world is watching bloggers take advantage of other bloggers, especially new bloggers.  There are so many successful bloggers out there telling you that the only way to succeed is to pay for tons of expensive services, buy their blogging success course, and sign up for pricey yearly memberships.  That just…

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Unemployment: How we survived a year of no job

Unemployment strategies

Let me give you a little background so you understand our year of unemployment.  My husband graduated in Law School in April of 2017.  He had started looking for a job in the Fall of 2016, the semester before he graduated.  About half of his graduating class had job offers by the time they graduated in April.  That left the…

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