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SEVEN (7!) Items I ALWAYS Buy at the Dollar Store

SEVEN (7!) Items I ALWAYS Buy at the Dollar Store

I always joke with my husband that when we walk into the dollar store, armed with a couple one dollar bills, we feel RICH 🙂 But there are definitely items at Dollar Stores that, while only $1, are too expensive and can be purchased cheaper elsewhere. Consumer Reports...
Top 10 Grocery Substitutions To Save You Money

Top 10 Grocery Substitutions To Save You Money

Are you in need of grocery substitutions to save money? I sure was. Let me explain. I have a family of 6. And we eat every single meal at home… plus we homeschool, so that is EVERY SINGLE MEAL at home. It makes for a LOT of dishes. We run our dishwasher twice a day,...
The Truth About How to Avoid Common Money Mistakes

The Truth About How to Avoid Common Money Mistakes

Financial money mistakes can easily happen to us all, even when we think we are being a smarty. While we think we are being smart with our money, sometimes all it takes is one accident and our savings are drained. Or a layoff throws everything for a loop and our...
5 Surprising Uses For Dishwashing Liquid You Should Know

5 Surprising Uses For Dishwashing Liquid You Should Know

Think dishwashing liquid is just for washing dishes? Think again! There are a lot of surprising uses for dishwashing liquid. I love surprising people with other great uses for products that they already have in their home, it's like a 2 for 1 deal! But in this case,...
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...
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. First of all, you need to know that the absolute best price on a school backpack is going to be found AFTER school starts when they are on clearance....
How To Clean A Stinking Garbage Disposal Easily

How To Clean A Stinking Garbage Disposal Easily

How stinky is your stinking garbage disposal? Mine gets pretty stinky. My kitchen helpers (aka, my kids) often forget to run the stinking garbage disposal when they are on kitchen duty. They also conveniently forget to actually clean the stinking garbage disposal and...
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 The Most Money On Pantry Staples

How To Save The Most Money On Pantry Staples

One of the most common questions I get asked is how I manage to stock my pantry full of handy pantry staples without blowing my grocery budget. Pantry staples can get quite expensive if you’re not careful, and if you don’t plan your trip well, you could end up...