So you’ve decided to take the family on a road trip and you are the road trip planner. How exciting, you are in for the time of your life! All you have to do is plot a route, find a few activities, a place to rest your head at night and you are done. No sweat, right?
So, you have a dream of living life abroad or of taking more vacations, but saving money is holding you back. Not to worry, we have many money-saving tips that will help that vacation/travel fund grow. You do have to do a bit of work and show some self-control, but all of these tips help so much. It is amazing how a little bit here and there can really add up to some $$$ Fat Stacks Yo!
Do you want to save money? Then believe me when I say you need to “Cut your food waste!”. Buy only what you need, when you need it. Simplify your life and plan ahead. Continue reading
I was the queen of Warehouse Shopping! I knew How to Save Money and that was buying in bulk. It was a much better deal than what I would pay at the regular grocery store and I knew I was getting a bargain every time. Who wouldn’t want more for their money? What was wrong with that? Continue reading
I guess I was born with some crazy gene that makes me want to constantly figure out How to Save Money. I have always been a frugal person and try to only make purchases when things are on sale or discounted, even when it isn’t my money being spent.
So often I hear people say they are in debt and they can’t get out or they can’t seem to figure out how to Save Money. It is pretty simple, just spend less than what you make. When we began to save for this adventure of a lifetime, we had to look in every nook and cranny of our finances. The first area that was quick and easy to access and make a drastic change was to limit how often we ate out. Continue reading
No matter where we travel, we usually wind up doing some driving. Heidi and I have the whole driving thing down to a science. I’m usually the driver, and she’s the navigator. We rarely get lost, and when we do, it’s more of a “controlled lost“. And even when we get really lost, it’s not all that stressful. Unless it’s late. Or we’re all hungry. Or tired.
Planning on driving in Portugal? Well, we have a few tips to help you out. First we will thrill you with our story and you will find some resourceful information at the end.
The road to obtaining a Spanish drivers license has been a rough, frustrating process. It worked out for us in the end, but now that we have our license, I figured it was worthwhile to explain what we did, the process we went through, and my general frustrations with the whole process.