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How to Save Money When Decorating Your Home

How to Save Money when decoration your home

  We are thrilled to have this guest post from Kim over at ourhomeliving.com! We highly recommend checking out her site for all things design and organization inspiration to turn your home into a sanctuary! She also knows how to stay frugal in the process of reaching your dream home Read more…


10 Ways to Save Money on your Food Budget

10 Ways to Save Money on your Food Budget

The dreaded food budget. I despise the food budget. I can’t help but feel that I pay hundreds of dollars for good food that gets eaten by my 5 kids, just to pay for toiletries to clean up after it! J If you feel this way then you are always Read more…


HOW WE SAVED $600 IN ONE MONTH!

HOW WE SAVED $600 IN JUST ONE MONTH

We saved over $600 in just one month by changing some all-too-common habits that were draining our budget! Saving money starts as a choice followed by direct action. It takes discipline and intention. Your mind has to be made up that it is more important to save money for, (fill Read more…


MONEY SECRETS OF REAL MILLIONAIRES

TOP MONEY SECRETS OF REAL MILLIONAIRES

When we think about “success” we think money. When we think money, we think of having so much of it that it no longer brings concern. Some of us may even think in numbers like millions or billions. If you have any ambition to be successful at all, why not Read more…


HOW WE CUT OUR GROCERY BILL IN HALF!

HOW WE CUT OUR GROCERY BILL IN HALF

Want to know how we cut our grocery bill in half? Well, believe it or not there is a wrong way to use coupons and shop the deals, even when you are saving money with your grocery shopping. Grocery chains spend so much money on marketing and advertising. They spend Read more…


HOW WE SAVED HUNDREDS BY CHANGING THIS ONE COFFEE HABIT

HOW WE SAVED HUNDREDS BY CHANGING THIS ONE COFFEE HABIT

This post contains affiliate links. See Affiliate Disclaimer I’m not one to go out and get a Starbucks Latte every morning (although I have been known to treat myself) however I’m a huge Kurig pod coffee lover! So how we saved hundreds by changing this one coffee habit is NOT Read more…


5 Simple Ways to Save Money Today

5 SIMPLE WAYS TO SAVE MONEY TODAY

  We have all heard the ideas such as “Stop buying your daily cup of coffee” as a way to save some money. I don’t buy daily coffee (although I love it as a treat) so I have listed 5 simple ways to save money that we have used in the past that Read more…


10 Easy Habits Smart People do to Save Money Everyday

10 HABITS SMART PEOPLE DO TO SAVE MONEY EVERYDAY

Do you plan to follow your budget every month but always seem to fall short at the end of it? Do you wind up with too much month left and not enough money? I know the feeling. Do you wonder what habits smart people do to save money everyday? Do Read more…


Genius Guide to Stock a Frugal Pantry & Save Lots of Money

genius guide to stock a frugal pantry

Learning how to stock a frugal pantry can take a little research. There are so many tips and tricks out there. Sometimes they apply sometimes they don’t. Some people’s tips won’t and can’t help you. Things like growing your own garden and learning how to preserve your harvest. This won’t Read more…