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...
Secret Ways To Save Money At Dollar General

Secret Ways To Save Money At Dollar General

Dollar General is one of those stores that can be a treasure trove for great Dollar General deals. You just have to know the Dollar General secret savings for scoring those deals. A lot of coupon success depends on the individual store, even the individual store...
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....
Ten Items You Should NEVER Buy At The Dollar Store

Ten Items You Should NEVER Buy At The Dollar Store

Excited about finding those dollar deals? You know that feeling you get when you go to the dollar store with only a few bucks and think you can buy tons of stuff? Well, you can, but buyer beware! While some dollar deals are fabulous, remember the old adage that goes...
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...
Have You Seen These Genius Ways To Save Money On K-Cups?

Have You Seen These Genius Ways To Save Money On K-Cups?

It's no shocker to you guys that I LOVE my Keurig coffee pods! We've had a Keurig for a few years now and I just love that bad boy! Since I sometimes will be working late into the night, we don't really need a full pot of coffee at 11 PM! That's why a single serve...
The Most Surprising & Creative Ways To Save On Produce

The Most Surprising & Creative Ways To Save On Produce

Need to save on produce? Fresh fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet, yet buying all those perishable foods can get expensive. So let's focus on some surprising techniques for minimizing your produce costs and maximizing value when it comes to...
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 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...
25 Best Pantry Staples For Easy & Cheap Meals

25 Best Pantry Staples For Easy & Cheap Meals

Flour for baking your own bread, canned home-grown tomatoes and saving the leftover lard for frying foods instead of butter are just some of the things my grandmother considered her staple pantry items. When I think of the term “Pantry Staples” it reminds...
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 carrying balances on our credit cards. And then paying them off using next...
Ways To Save Money On Baby Formula

Ways To Save Money On Baby Formula

I'm a breastfeeding advocate… it's free, natural, and always at the perfect temperature. But sometimes you need to find the best baby formula for your baby. I do understand that there are situations in which you cannot breastfeed your baby. I got pregnant with...
How To Get The Best Deals On Your Paper Household Goods

How To Get The Best Deals On Your Paper Household Goods

Have you ever noticed how many paper household goods you use in an average day, or even how many you have in your home? There’s toilet paper for the bathroom, paper towels for cleaning, and tissues for stuffy noses. If you have kids running around the house, then you...