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Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Shampoo and Conditioner

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Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Shampoo and Conditioner With 4 kids i’m always looking for ways to save money. Here is one way I found that is a little obvious but i hadn’t thought of before!  The next time that you go shopping, you may want to check the prices of what your shampoo and conditioner… Read More »



6 Ways to Shrink Your Monthly Expenses

6 Ways to Shrink Your Monthly Expenses

  6 Ways to Shrink Your Monthly Expenses Do you budget your money and still feel like your bank account is running on empty by the end of each month? The shortage of cash is likely due to your monthly expenses – not the house or car payments, but those recurring fees that pile up… Read More »



55 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

55 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill

55 Ways to Save on Your Electric Bill I love that my electric company allows us to view our electric and how much we use each day. The other day I was looking and realised we were spending $15 a day! OUCH! Yes I know it’s winter and all but still OUCH! So I sat… Read More »



One Tip Even Beginners Can Do That Can Save You $1200 a Year on Groceries. No Coupons Needed!

One Tip Even Beginners Can Do That Can Save You $1200 a Year on Groceries. No Coupons Needed!

One Tip Even Beginners Can Do That Can Save You $1200 a Year on Groceries. No Coupons Needed! We are all looking for ways to save money. One of the biggest variables in everyone’s budgets is groceries. Next to house payments it’s sometimes the biggest bill but that also means it’s budget that can offer… Read More »



How to Use the Cash Envelope Budget System

How to Use the Cash Envelope Budget System

How to Use the Cash Envelope Budget System Did you know that using cash instead of a debit or credit card can usually help you cut your spending? The reason behind it is that when you use cash, you typically pay more attention to what you’re spending than you do if you’re just swiping a… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Make Your Own Jam

 Make Your Own Jam Did you know it’s cheaper to make your own jam? Before you get intimated about canning, know you can make freezer jam! **Tip: For extra savings use what fruit is in season! I have made Freezer Freezer Blueberry Jam and Freezer Strawberry jam but the recipe can be used just the… Read More »



I Lost My Job…Now What?

I Lost My Job…Now What

I Lost My Job…Now What? In today’s day and age, not having a job can be a death sentence for a family. Stress levels immediately jump, worries increase and yes, if not handled correctly, it can tear a family apart. It doesn’t have to be that way though if you’re careful. There are several things… Read More »



How Knowing Your Grocery Store Layout Can Save You Money

How Knowing Your Grocery Store Layout Can Save You Money

How Knowing Your Grocery Store Layout Can Save You Money Have you ever went to the store for “just milk” and come out with a cart load of groceries? I know I have in the past. You go in for a $3.00 gallon of milk and suddenly? You’ve spent $100.00 that you hadn’t budgeted for… Read More »



3 Ways to Save Big at the Gas Pump

3 Ways to Save Big at the Gas Pump

  3 Ways to Save Big at the Gas Pump Ask just about anyone who fills their car up on a regular basis and they’ll tell you that they would like to lower their gas costs no matter what the cost of gas per gallon may be. If you’re one of those people (and I’d… Read More »



12 Apps That Make You Money on Your Shopping Trips!

12 Apps That Make You Money on Your Shopping Trips!

12 Apps That Make You Money on Your Shopping Trips! I am currently underway with my Budget Challenge and Grocery Challenge. This mean I am using every resource I have to save money. This included Apps! This apps I use to get rebates on my shopping, OR earn money for submitting receipts. They pay either cash… Read More »