Frugal Lessons Learned From the Great Depression

There was a time about 100 years ago when money wasn’t 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 »

Peace of Mind for Military from LifeLock

Being in the military you move around a lot. That’s no secret, but that moving leaves us traveling more to visit family which leaves us with more of a chance to have our identity stolen. My husband also had to have a few different clearances in his time in the Navy and recently one of… Read More »

ABC Family’s 2015 25 Days of Christmas TV Schedule

It’s no secret I LOVE Christmas. I have so many great Christmas memories. Memories of decorating a Christmas tree, gooing to look at lights and eating out on Christmas Eve. Memories of opening gifts and being so impatient because I didn’t want lunch or dinner I wanted to play with what I got. The year… Read More »

Save Money on Your Student Loans and Pay Them Off Faster

Students loans seem to be a necessary evil. Many need them to go to school to get a better job, then spend year working that job just to pay them off. It’s fun or ideal but many wouldn’t be able to go to school with out them. They never go away though, they can never… Read More »

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