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Rachel Smith

Blog Info

Name:
Budgets & Kale
Category:
Frugality
Tags:
budgeting, lifestyle, budget lifestyle, debt free living, frugal, saving
Start Year:
2017

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$55,000.00
Location:
Michigan, United States
Age:
20s
Race:
White
Gender:
Female
Life stage:
SIK (Single Income, Kids)
Profession:
Formerly Engineer, now Freelance Writer, Blogger, and Stay-at-Home-Mom
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Latest Blog Posts

How making baby food saved us hundreds of dollars, and how you can do it too! It's EASY, promise. I'll even give you a recipe and a basic method that you can apply to make your own baby food and save money. The post Making Baby Food to Save Money: What You Need + Recipe + Tips appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Nov 05 2018 @ 10:39 AM
  is doing a sweepstakes called the “Win the Mountain” sweepstakes. Win a private ski mountain getaway for 20 people! You get the entire Eagle Point Ski Resort in Beaver, Utah for one day: February 19th, 2019. Not only that, you will will a slopeside […] The post VRBO Giveaway: Private Ski Resort Trip for 20 appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Oct 31 2018 @ 8:58 AM
When I was 16, I accidentally maxed out a credit card. You probably don’t think this is anything surprising, but it shocked me at the time. Why? Two key reasons. I had never spent more than I made I had set up my credit card […] The post I Maxed Out My Credit Card on Accident – Why It’s Important to Check Online Banking appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Oct 26 2018 @ 8:45 AM
Today is my dad’s birthday. Or more accurately, today was my dad’s birthday. Growing up, one of the biggest reasons I loved this day was because it meant my birthday was only three days away. Yes, I’m aware how terribly selfish that sounds, but I’m just being […] The post Dealing with Grief During Transitional Seasons appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Oct 24 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Now in full disclosure, I don’t always eat in while traveling. In fact, food is a huge part of culture! But food can be a key area to cut costs while traveling. 1: Bring Cheap Non-Perishable Food With You I like to bring along clif […] The post 7 Ways to Save Money on Food While Traveling appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Sep 26 2018 @ 12:00 PM
I haven’t had coffee in two weeks. That’s crazy. You’re talking to the girl who would drink at least a pot a day at work. I always drank it black, and I’d switch to decaf at noon. So being told, “no coffee” felt like a […] The post Two Weeks Low Acid appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Sep 15 2018 @ 10:21 AM
Finally, the weather is cooling down a bit, the leaves are changing, and it’s time to break out flannels and chai tea. But the good news about the new season is that it offers some new ways to save money. So here are ways to […] The post 7 Ways to Save Money This Fall appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Sep 10 2018 @ 6:12 PM
I’ve been going through a bit of an identity crisis with this website throughout the summer because I’ve had some ongoing health issues. From ongoing GI issues to vertigo to the ER to surgery. And I didn’t really tell anyone outside of family because it […] The post The Overwhelm of Having to Completely Change My Diet (Again.) appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Sep 01 2018 @ 8:29 AM
A few days ago I announced on my Instagram that I had begun paid freelance writing, and that I kind of fell into this because of blogging. Since then, I’ve had several friends (in person and online) ask me, “How did you make your website?” […] The post The CHEAPEST Way to Start a Blog and Make Money appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 10:51 AM
Every year Nordstrom has a massive sale called the “Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?,” where, you guessed it, things go on sale! Historically, what makes this sale so exciting is that it isn’t the OLD stuff that goes on sale, but it’s the NEW stuff that goes […] The post The Only REALLY Good Values in The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. Budget Friendly! appeared first on Budgets & Kale. ...
Posted: Jul 14 2018 @ 9:56 AM

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