Welcome to GrowingSlower! I’m Shannon, and this is the real mom’s guide to simple living on a budget. At GrowingSlower you’ll find simple strategies for…Saving Money, Cutting your Grocery Budget, Simple Living, and Family Life.
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Over my 3+ years of writing about simple living on GrowingSlower, I have shared a lot of tips and strategies. I have finally gathered the very best ones all in one convenient place to share with you. These are my favorite resources that make my crazy busy life as a real mom so much easier! They are the resources I find myself recommending to friends and readers over and over again to help them meet their biggest challenges.read more
There are lots of tips for saving money out there, but some of them can be pretty involved and time consuming. It often leaves me wondering, is it worth it? Today I’m going to put one such money saving strategy to the test: is it worth it to cook dry beans from scratch?read more
Tired of dipping into your savings or using credit to cover unexpected expenses? Instead, use this technique to get control of your finances and stay on budget at last!read more
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Join us for the 21 Day Savings Challenge!
Be debt free or build your emergency fund months, even years faster with these easy 20-minute challenges.