Living on One Income

May 06, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I often hear people talking about living on one income, or needing two incomes, or some variation of this topic.  Today, I read Start Living on One Income! at Debt Free Adventure.  While I don't … [Read more...]

Mission May: Day Six

May 06, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Well, it is the sixth day of May and I have made exactly zero dollars towards my $1000 May challenge.   Even worse, my friend has now challenged me! … [Read more...]

2010 Military Spouse Intern Program

May 05, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Are you a military spouse looking for a federal job?  There is a neat new program that might help you get that job, and offer great benefits to your new employer as well.   … [Read more...]

A Free Grocery Bag, & Fun Too

May 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

As part of their Earth Month celebrations, various grocery stores are doing a Design a Reusable Bag competition. The top prize is $1,000, but every entry earns a free shopping bag. It takes a little … [Read more...]

Another Opinion on One Car Living

May 04, 2010 | Kate Horrell

I am on an email list for Mary Hunt, who wrote the Debt Proof Living books and also maintains a website by the same name.  She has often written about her family's desperate decision to live with … [Read more...]

VA Scholarship for Children of Fallen Servicemembers

May 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

The Education Blog at has lots of good scholarship announcements.  Today's post discusses the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John D. Fry Scholarship. The Fry Scholarship is an amendment to … [Read more...]

Mission May: Day One

May 03, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Okay, so it is actually May 3rd, but this is my first day home after a weekend at the amazing SpouseBUZZ Live at Nellis Air Force Base.  What fun! Today, I am going to kick off my May Mission by … [Read more...]

$1000 May Challenge

May 01, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Well, it is time to try something different over here at the Kashman household.  We have too much stuff for our upcoming move, plus I would like to beef up our bank account and/or make payments … [Read more...]

First Tee Golf Program For Kids

April 30, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Have you heard of the kids' golf program called The First Tee? It is a program designed to help kids learn about golf and also includes values and life lessons along the way. The program is … [Read more...]

Quotable: JD Rockefeller, Sr.

April 30, 2010 | Kate Horrell

"The person who starts out simply with the idea of getting rich won't succeed; you must have a larger ambition." … [Read more...]

Old Navy Deals This Weekend

April 29, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Been thinking of some new summer clothes, or just discovered that your kids grew four inches over the winter?  Per an announcement on their Facebook page, Old Navy is offering 30% off everything in … [Read more...]

DOD Reports Pay is Competitive

April 29, 2010 | Kate Horrell

In a recently presented report to Congress, the Department of Defense presented information that supports the position that current military compensation is fairly comparable to similar civilian … [Read more...]

Tonight Only: 31 cent Scoops at Baskin-Robbins

April 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

This evening, Wednesday, April 28, 2010, Baskin-Robbins ice cream stores are offering 31 cent scoops.  What a deal!  More details can be found at the Baskin-Robbins website.  Yum! … [Read more...]

The Car Buying Blues, Part Five: Let’s Just Be Done With It

April 28, 2010 | Kate Horrell

Remember way back at the end of March, when I was eagerly anticipating a quick and painless end to the Car Buying Blues?  I've been procrastinating in writing the post because I wanted to feel like … [Read more...]