STRESS-FREE FAMILY FINANCES
When you become a member of the GrowingSlower community, you’ll get the info and inspiration you need to work from home and budget successfully – so you can spend more time with your family. Plus you’ll get my free guide “How to Save $100 on Groceries in Under a Minute.”
Join over 21,274 moms of the GrowingSlower community!
“I have been following and implementing your budget challenge, and it has TOTALLY changed the way I look at money. Thank you so much for sharing all that you have learnt. I look forward to every email and new post.”
Lydia K., GrowingSlower reader
Hi! I’m Shannon. Welcome to GrowingSlower, the real mom’s guide to simple living on a budget. Thanks for stopping by. As a thank you, I’d love to share my new free grocery savings resource guide with you. Grab yours at the link above.
GrowingSlower Reader Favorites
A step-by-step guide for busy moms who want to earn a part time income from home with blogging. Plus, I’ll answer all your questions including: How much does it cost? Where do I start to set up my blog? How can I make it a source of income? Read this and get started today!
How Much Should You Budget for Groceries? Check out this grocery spending guideline to see how much you should be spending (and how much you could be saving) on groceries per month. Includes a chart to help you calculate your grocery spending based on family size, ages, and genders.
An in-depth look at How to Pay Off Debt Fast with a Low Income (from a frugal mom who has actually done it!)
You’ll learn how to get out of debt even if you don’t think it’s possible, make a better budget, save money even when you’re already living frugally, and find ways to earn extra money to throw at your debt. Plus, you’ll be inspired by more debt free stories of real families who are paying off their debt fast, even on a very tight budget.
Find out how you can cut your budget right now with this huge list of 97 Easy Ways to Save Money. This list includes simple money saving tips on everything from saving money on groceries to health care, kids stuff, utilities, transportation, gifts, entertainment, and more! Commit to adopting two or three of these money saving ideas each month. It really will add up over time!
Save money on groceries without compromising your health with these cheap healthy recipes. Inspire your meal planning even on a tight budget with these 35 thrifty, real food meal ideas.
I never thought I’d be one of those ‘morning routine’ people, but this simple morning routine has completely transformed my days as a stay at home mom. Try it and find that elusive balance at last! Before you know it, your house will be in order, you will have time to enjoy your kids, and you’ll still be able to get work done. Really!
Wondering How to Be Debt Free? Try these 9 crazy ways to save money and get out of debt fast. This is how we paid off $22k in less than 9 months. It works!
Back when I first read about the concept of being “debt free” I immediately dismissed it. Ya right, there’s absolutely no way we’ll be able to do that on one low-income with one little kid and another one on the way. That’s great for them, but they don’t know how much debt we have and how small our income is!
At that point, I had pretty much accepted the fact that my husband and I would finally be paying off our student loans about the time our kids hit college age. There wasn’t even a tiny inkling of hope that our family would be debt free within ten years, let alone one! But then…
We’ve all been there: short on money and even shorter on time with Christmas right around the corner. This year, stay ahead of the game with these easy DIY gift ideas you can finish in under an hour. Try these easy DIY gift ideas you can finish in under an hour, including simple DIY gifts for kids, babies, men, women, stocking stuffers, and gift wrap.
Find out how these 60+ stay at home moms make an income at home. Advice from real moms for which jobs for stay at home moms work to make money from home.