We’re Debt Free!

I knew already that I wanted to be Ellie. My love for this name stems from childhood. My mom and I shared the same initials, LMA, which she always said sounded like “Elly May” (the blonde from The Beverly Hillbillies) when pronounced out loud. However, I had no idea for a last name. Recently acquiring… Read More We’re Debt Free!

Debt Payoff Report: Month 16

Wow, what a month! I hope your Christmas was as fun as mine was, if not a little more relaxing. My husband and I have four Christmases every Christmas day – his parents, my mom’s side of the family, my dad’s side, and our own. From early morning to night we are on the go,… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 16

Debt Payoff Report: Month 15

Guys, we have one month left in this year. What are you going to do with it? As for me, I’m going to end the year the same way I started it – with the goal of paying off my house. November was a great month for me.  I took almost two weeks off from… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 15

Debt Payoff Report: Month 14

I’ve been a little quiet the past month, but I have a huge announcement. OUR MORTGAGE BALANCE IS IN THE TEENS! We were able to swing $3,139.24 in principal in October, bringing us to a balance of $19,739.44. We have paid $42,883.67 in 2017 and $57,396.28 since the start of our goal! At last, I… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 14

Debt Payoff Report: Month 13

I’m a total summer girl. I wish it could stay summer forever in east Tennessee. While my friends look forward to the season of shorter days, cooler weather and pumpkin spice everything, I mourn the end of our hot, steamy weather. The sounds of the cicadas and the flashes of lightning bugs. Sundresses. But I’m okay… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 13

Our One Year Anniversary of the Start of Our Mortgage Free Journey

Today is our one year anniversary! Okay, our one year anniversary was in April. But this is almost even more exciting! This post may contain affiliate links.  Please view my disclosure policy for more information. August was our 12th straight month of using every cent of my husband’s income as principal payments on our mortgage while living… Read More Our One Year Anniversary of the Start of Our Mortgage Free Journey

Debt Payoff Report: Month 11

Monthly mortgage payoff update – Month 11… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 11

Debt Payoff Report: Month 10

Monthly mortgage payoff update – Month 10.… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 10

Debt Payoff Report: Month 9

Monthly mortgage payoff update – Month 9.… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 9

Debt Payoff Report: Month 8

Monthly mortgage payoff update – Month 8,… Read More Debt Payoff Report: Month 8