- New Series: Money Monday
- Discovering Dave Ramsey
- Setting a Budget
- Dave Ramsey’s Seven Baby Steps
- The Struggle Is Real
In my last Money Monday post, I talked about struggling with such a strict budget, especially our tiny grocery budget. To quickly update you—my mindset has been more positive lately, so I've been better able to take it all with a grain of salt. It is what it is for now! I know we’re making progress with paying off our debt and that’s what matters most.
I also mentioned meal planning, which is what today’s post is all about. I swear by meal planning! I've found that it’s absolutely essential for sticking to our budget. I must ask, are you a meal planner? If not, you really should give it a try. The best thing since sliced bread, I promise you. Having a meal plan takes the stress out of dinnertime. When you already know what you’ll be making, it’s just go-time. No hee-hawing around because we all know that leads to bad decision making—also known as fast food or takeout. Ugh!