Bacon Broccoli Mac and Cheese

My kids have a crazy love for mac and cheese. We were at a restaurant and the only mac and cheese they had was a seafood mac and cheese I told my kids they wouldn’t like it but they insisted, so we ordered it for them they ate it all and I sat there in… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Do Secret Santa

Thrifty Thursday | Do Secret Santa Have a big family? It can cost a small fortune to buy presants for everyone! Start a Secret Santa and that way everyone gets a gift and everyone only has to buy 1 gift, don’t forget to put a price limit on the amount spent! Each Thursday I’ll post… Read More »

Money Saving Books Everyone Should Read

I didn’t alway live a frugal lifestyle and stay out of debt. I have admitted this to ya’ll before. Heck at one point i had 4 max out credit cards. It took time to pay them off and even after that I had a few medical bills I was paying on and we put our… Read More »

Frugal Lessons Learned From the Great Depression

There was a time about 100 years ago when money was very tight. Not just ‘Oh I can’t afford those shoes this month’ kind of tight but ‘I don’t have the money to buy food this week’ kind of tight. This time was called the Great Depression. Even times after the depression ended were tough.… Read More »

14 Things You Don’t Think of When Wedding Planning

Wedding planning is a busy time and not everyone hires a wedding planner. If you are planning yourself (and even if you do have a planner) here are a few things you need to think about. These items and to do’s generally get overlooked in the rush of planning and can make your day stressful.… Read More »

November Pinterest Amazon Blast

Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Pinterest blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe. Good Luck! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for this blast here. Entry-Form

Triple Your Cash Back this Holiday Season

Most of us have some sort of cash back rewards on our credit or debit cards. Every time we use them, we get a percentage back in the form of cash or redeemable points that we can save in our rainy day fund, or use to splurge guilt-free, depending on your personality. But you may… Read More »

Rice Krispie Treat Presents

In this recipe I used the store bought Rice Krispie Treats, they are easy to toss together in a time crunch and made for great pictures 😉 But you can also make your own to change up the flavors as well. You can also make your own treats and dye them to you have red… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Increase Insurance Deductibles

Thrifty Thursday | Increase Insurance Deductibles  The thought of going from a $100 deductible to a $500 deductible might scare you but if you have $500 in savings why not up the deductible and save money each month! This can save you about $300 a year or more! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty… Read More »

How to Maximize Your Money with Post-Holiday Sales

Some of the best deals in December come on the week following Christmas Day. The post-holiday sales are designed to get the extra inventory of holiday toys, gift ideas, and baking goods out of retail stores. How to Maximize Your Money with Post-Holiday Sales Read on to find out how you can get the most for… Read More »

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