something as small as meal planning made me excited for a Monday morning Meal planning and meal prep have always been my mortal enemy. It’s not because I don’t like the idea of having everything planned and organized for my week or because I don’t like leftovers. But rather, the actual planning and preparation that […]

Is Meal Planning Budget-Friendly?


I try not to push anyone to spend like we do, because it’s honestly not for everyone The top five questions my friends and family consistently ask me when it comes to money are: What is the best credit card? How did you get out of debt? How much should I be saving for retirement? […]

Everything We Buy To Keep Our Monthly Grocery Budget Under $300


when it comes to groceries – every dollar counts. Let me start by saying that I spend very little on groceries compared to most. I don’t know how because I eat almost every single hour, but my fiancé and I manage to only spend about $120-$150 per month each totalling to approximately $300. I think […]

How I Keep My Grocery Budget Under $300 a Month


She is the founder of the two-time award-winning Canadian Personal Finance Blog of the Year, Mixed Up Money which has over 100,000 followers across social media. Through her work, she has been featured in many notable publications, including The Globe and Mail, CNBC, CBC, and more. Her books, The 100 Day Financial Goal Journal and Financial First Aid are currently available for purchase.

Alyssa is a freelance writer and enjoys writing about personal finance, homeownership, and more. When she’s not writing, you can find her enjoying some downtime with her kids, playing soccer or daydreaming about home decor.

Alyssa Davies is a content manager for Zolo, Trauma of Money facilitator and a published author living in Calgary, Alberta. 

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