Today I’m sharing something really personal. Due to some recent changes at my husband’s work, our income has dropped and we’ve had to make some big changes to our family budget.
We’ve had to learn new ways to budget our money, and remember some old techniques we used when we worked really hard to get out of debt five years ago.
It’s not been fun, but it’s reminded us of what’s important and how faithful God is to always provide.
Is money tight for your family too? I want to encourage you by what we’re learning.
First we identified our family’s biggest budget busters. For us, that’s food! So in this post I wrote for For the Family, I shared 5 tips for meal planning on a budget, plus 5 other ways to stretch your budget.
I also included 9 encouraging scriptures when money is tight. Because let’s face it, living on a budget isn’t always easy!
Read the rest of the post here on For the Family.
P.S. Are you a crafter? We’ve found that selling crafts online is one great way to bring in some extra money!
Get the strategies I use here at this post: How to Sell Crafts Online (A Great Way to Make Extra Money!)