How To Have A Smart Start To Your Christmas Morning

How To Have A Smart Start To Your Christmas Morning

After weeks, and maybe even months, of planning, shopping, baking, wrapping, parties, and holiday prep, it’s finally Christmas Morning. Did you give yourself a smart start to the day? By the time Christmas morning comes around, you may be exhausted and done with the...
Things You Should Always Buy At Drug Stores

Things You Should Always Buy At Drug Stores

The first thing you need to do to get the best deals at a drug store is to choose a 24 hour pharmacy. When I first started couponing I would meet up at a 24 hr pharmacy with a coupon buddy. We did this late, after the kids went to bed because I could leave them with...
How To Get The Best Deals On Black Friday

How To Get The Best Deals On Black Friday

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have become some of the most essential shopping days of the entire year especially for a deal finder like me! I actually save things to purchase on those days alone. For example; towels, if I want to redecorate a bathroom, we have 6...
Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

Are These Poor Money Habits Making You Broke?

We are all guilty of certain bad money habits. In fact, I am willing to bet that even if you are the most frugal person in the world, you are still guilty of at least one bad money habit. For me, it was too easy to use our credit card. Over just a short period we...
How To Stretch Your Cleaning Solutions To The Max

How To Stretch Your Cleaning Solutions To The Max

Every day there is something in our home that requires cleaning, and as a result, we use up a lot of cleaning solutions and supplies. Those dusters, wipes, and sprays cost a LOT and since they don't last forever it's a vicious cycle that can waste money. Here are some...
How To Save On Disney Resorts

How To Save On Disney Resorts

For those of you on a tight budget, the idea of staying at one of Walt Disney World resorts might sound like a fantasy. The majority of your vacation cost is going to be the lodging, and out of all your other vacation expenses, this is one of the few areas you have...
The Best DIY Powder Detergent You Can Easily Make Today

The Best DIY Powder Detergent You Can Easily Make Today

I went years only using liquid laundry detergent. I never realized that a powder detergent could be just effective and store longer than their liquid counterpart. Since powder detergent is easier to travel with than liquid, I decided it would be convenient to make one...
How To Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates

How To Reduce Your Car Insurance Rates

So, you’ve bought a car, and everything seems great. It gets you from A to B, has excellent gas mileage, and is the perfect color for your personality! And then suddenly you get hit with crazy high car insurance rates. All the sudden you find yourself wondering how on...
Must-Buy Dollar Store Items For Your Disney Trips

Must-Buy Dollar Store Items For Your Disney Trips

Part of enjoying your Disney trips in a budget-friendly way is having all of your travel essentials before you enter the park. Disney parks have everything you could ever dream of to make your experience magical. However, some of these “essential” items can be found...
How To Make Castile Soap – The Best Liquid Version Yet

How To Make Castile Soap – The Best Liquid Version Yet

I have been on a quest to make cheaper things for my house and it was on my list to learn how to make Castile soap – the liquid version. Just in case you didn't know, Castile soap is natural and free of toxins! Plus, it's environmentally friendly. Now, who...
The Best Liquid Laundry Detergent You Can DIY In Minutes

The Best Liquid Laundry Detergent You Can DIY In Minutes

What is the best liquid laundry detergent ever? Everyone has their favorite and unfortunately every single one has a pretty large price tag on it. The cost just adds to the torture since laundry is the never-ending chore. That's one reason why I wanted to come up with...
Everything You Need To Know Before You Rent A Car

Everything You Need To Know Before You Rent A Car

When you’re on a vacation or business trip, the last thing you want to worry about is how you are going to get from the airport to your hotel. Many hotels have their shuttles to and from the airport, and with rideshare services such as Uber and Lyft available in...
The Best Free Things To Do At Disney

The Best Free Things To Do At Disney

They say that some of the best things in life are free, and this applies to Walt Disney World as well! The same place that has you exit each ride through a gift shop has so much value packed into every ticket price at no additional charge! Disney offers so many extra...
How To Make The Cheapest Wood Furniture Cleaner

How To Make The Cheapest Wood Furniture Cleaner

They say “judge not, lest you be judged”… so please remember that when you look at my “before” pictures of using my wood furniture cleaner. You see, my name is Kati Kiefer, not Martha Stewart. I do not have a cleaning crew nor a maid. And...
How To Make What You Have Last Longer

How To Make What You Have Last Longer

Saving money isn’t always about how to find deals on clothing or how to save on your energy bills, although those are all good things. Many times, it’s about making the things you have last longer and therefore stretching your dollar. The longer your things last, the...
How To Save On Hotels

How To Save On Hotels

If you were tempted to splurge while at home, just wait till you’re on vacation! While you’re on break, the last thing on your mind is how much money is left in your wallet until there is none. Vacations are not that far out of reach, even if you are working on a...
How To Create A Budget When You Hate Budgeting

How To Create A Budget When You Hate Budgeting

When it comes to creating a good budget, sometimes we make it harder than it has to be. Here's the thing, a good budget will not only tell your money where to go but help you stay on track, so you don’t overspend. While it is good practice to track your spending...