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The Best Lunch Box Tools & Gadgets Your Kids Will Love

The Best Lunch Box Tools & Gadgets Your Kids Will Love

The beginning of each school year brings the opportunity to organize and make this year better than last and that includes the box lunch you send your kids to school with each day. Something I struggle with that can use some improvement is making lunches for my kids....
How To Follow Through On Your Financial Goals

How To Follow Through On Your Financial Goals

It's time to set a smarter goal for your budget and your finances! Can you believe it’s already the new year?! Doesn't it seem like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of last year?! It’s time to start goal setting and making New Year’s resolutions, and that...
Crock Pot Baked Potatoes Recipe

Crock Pot Baked Potatoes Recipe

Crock Pot Baked Potatoes Recipe Put a whole new spin on your leftovers by serving them with these easy Crock Pot Baked Potatoes! Top them with leftover Chili, Beef Stroganoff or Pot Roast along with traditional potato toppings for a leftover meal no one will complain...
How To Save Big Money On A School Backpack

How To Save Big Money On A School Backpack

A school backpack can be SO stinking expensive! And it can get confusing as to the best way to save money on them. My standard “gauge” is to try and save 50%-70% off the sticker price. First of all, you need to know that the absolute best prices on a school backpack...
How To Plan Your Best Financial Year Ever

How To Plan Your Best Financial Year Ever

It’s a new financial year and a fresh start! That can mean a new start including your finances! If your New Year’s resolution this year is to make better money management decisions or even give your finances a financial makeover, you’re in the right place! I’m going...
How To Save On The Perfect Road Trip

How To Save On The Perfect Road Trip

The perfect road trips are a great way to have a fun and frugal family vacation on a budget. Growing up, we took many road trips as a family. Every summer we would drive up the east coast to visit family, roll around in “northern grass” and play games (and...
The Best Tips On What To Do When You Lost Your Job

The Best Tips On What To Do When You Lost Your Job

With what's going on in today's economy, the thought of losing your job is a real possibility. Perhaps you're already in that situation. But don't lose hope, there are things you can do and places you can go to help you through this tough time. The first place you...
How To Stick To Your Budget

How To Stick To Your Budget

Creating a budget and figuring out how to stick to a budget is by far the hardest part of gaining control of your finances. For us, we spent so much money outside of our budget that we ended up adding to our credit card debt and lowering our credit score. And then...
How To Prepare For Your First Spending Freeze Challenge

How To Prepare For Your First Spending Freeze Challenge

In the most basic sense, a Spending Freeze Challenge is a period of time in which you don't spend any money. A spending freeze could be as short as a day or as long as an entire year! There are many variations of the traditional spending freeze, but even just one week...