My good friend, Shannon, from Financially Blonde invited us to celebrate our favorite female bloggers as part of Women’s History Month. It’s an honor to recognize such a smart, savvy and fun group of bloggers who inspire me and I consider to be friends, even though we’ve never met face-to-face.
The hardest part was choosing who to highlight because there are so many worthy candidates. In the end, I chose those who were the early adopters. Their comments, retweets and support kept me going when I wasn’t sure if anyone but me cared about children and money. 🙂 I’m grateful that so many of you do.
These ladies make laugh and inspire me every day.
Tonya is a fellow South Bay gal and beach lover, like me. I love how real Tonya is on her blog. She doesn’t pretend life is perfect when it’s not, but she also never wallows when life throws her a curveball or two. She creates amazing videos, professionally and on her blog (support her Patreon campaign) and she is always on my must-read list.
Website: Budget on the Beach
Holly is a Mom to two beautiful girls and a straight shooter. She always makes me laugh, sometimes a little too hard. 🙂 She’s a pro at travel hacking and built a very successful freelance business. I am so proud of her and can’t wait to see what she does next.
Website: Club Thrifty
Kim is an optometrist, Mom and budding real estate baron. She went from playing “keep up” and stressed to reclaiming her life. Now no longer burdened with consumer debt, she focuses her attention on growing her wealth and doing the things she enjoys the most.
Website: Eyes on the Dollar
Laurie is a Mom who traded the burbs for a less consumer-driven life as a homesteader. She and her family are working diligently to eliminate their consumer debt. I always appreciate how inspiring Laurie is while also being honest about their struggles to get out of debt.
Website: The Frugal Farmer
And finally, I have to acknowledge my sister in spirit — a fellow Shannon, blonde, Mom and financial advisor. I love how she call us twinsies, partly because she is younger than me! Her posts feel like you’re sitting down with a friend, because you are. This is a blog where you want to hangout and soak up Shannon’s knowledge and positivity.
Website: Financially Blonde
There are too many great women to highlight, but here are few other amazing women that you should get to know: Natalie from The Finance Girl, Anna from Are Ya Gonna Eat That, Stefanie from The Broke and Beautiful Life, Dee from Color Me Frugal, Cat from Budget Blonde, Liz from Budgeting for More, Hayley at Disease Called Debt, Erin from Broke Millennial, Kayla from Shoeaholic No More, Mrs. FrugalWoods from FrugalWoods, Pauline from Reach Financial Independence, Michelle from Making Sense of Cents, Michelle from Shop My Closet Project and Michelle from Fit is the New Poor.
Sometimes the internet can be a difficult place, full of negativity and put downs. These ladies have helped form a community of positive women who seek to inspire and support both men and women. I am honored to be a part of this community and thank each of them for sharing their knowledge, humor and realness with us.
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