Frugal Living – Garage Sale Tips

This weeks frugal living article is on garage sales.  I have  been going to sales since I was a little girl. My mom would pack us all in her tiny little car and we’d drive around for hours scoring the best deals. Of course that was back when gas was a small amount of the budget and families could splurge on what has now become a burden but … [Read more...]

I won, We Have a Sofa!

You may remember that when we moved into our new apartment I threw out our sofa set and only kept the overstuffed chair. The 4 of us have been fighting over who gets to sit in that chair ever since we moved in. If it’s movie night the kids will fight us for the seat. If my husband has a rough day at work he will fight me for the seat. It has become … [Read more...]

Back 2 School Tips on Saving

School’s out and the kids are at home driving you nuts. If you’re like me you probably started looking into summer camps days before school even let out. C’mon just admit it, you know you did. I’ll admit it if you do :) But what you really should be doing is making a plan for back to school shopping. Have you even started thinking about back two … [Read more...]

Food On The Table Meal Planning Tool is FREE for LIFE!!!

Meal planning saves my family hundreds of dollars each month when combined with the use of coupons and sales. That’s why this is such a HOT deal! Today when you sign up for Food on The Table and enter promo code SUMMERFREE you’ll actually get it free for LIFE! Yes, that’s right you will get it free for life. I’m choking back tears because I just … [Read more...]

Save on Automotive Repairs & Services

I’m one of lucky ones because my husband can do most mechanical work himself but we still have to hand over money for the parts, tools, and other supplies needed. Parts can easily add up to hundreds of dollars and tools are an easy $10-$100 each. It’s still cheaper to do the work yourself, of course, but the parts and supplies needed to complete … [Read more...]

iWireless by Fredmeyer/Kroger Review

>For those of you who follow my Facebook page you likely know about my recent teenage drama-cell phones. To make a long story short, I had a contract with Sprint for 2 Android’s and a regular text friendly phone for my daughter that I was paying around $165 for. I wanted to find a way to cut my bill and since Sprint was not offering any help in … [Read more...]

Frugal Living Tips – Fruits & Vegetable Waste

   Through these frugal living tips, I have a confession to make. Does this picture look familiar? I wonder how many times you’ve pulled rotten vegetables and fruit from your fridge. Too many times I’ve bought vegetables and let them rot because I have forgotten all about them. Not only am I not eating them because I forget that they … [Read more...]

Frugal Style: Saving on Food Staples

We all have certain food staples that make up our kitchen, but not everyone’s kitchen are created equal. I cook a lot from scratch so naturally we use less boxed goods than someone who needs to produce quick meals. In my kitchen I could not get far without my spices, herbs, stock, broth, grains, beans, and oils. I cook with several types of oils … [Read more...]

Frugal Style: Saving on Dairy

Frugal Style is a new series of blog posts that I came up with to help my fans save even more money during 2012, every month there will be a new theme. January’s theme is money saving tips on every day food groups. The first Frugal Style article for January was on meat. Today’s frugal tip is on Milk and other dairy products. They can be costly, … [Read more...]

Free Programs to Help You Reach Your New Year Goals in 2017

2017 is going to be the year that we all reach out goals. Whether its to lose weight, buy a house or have a baby I want to help you reach those milestones you have been dreaming about. What are your goals for the New Year? Whatever your goals may be I bet I can find ways to save you money on them. This year one of my goals for this blog is to … [Read more...]