Thrifty Thursday | Set Up Automatic Bill Payments


Thrifty Thursday | Set Up Automatic Bill Payments  Ok this one is kind of a catch 22. Almost all my bills I pay online offer a discount for setting up automatic payments. Some even offer a go paperless discount! Normally the automatic payment discount is $5 or so a month. That is $60 a year… Read More »

Stockpiling 101: Maintaining It

Stockpiling 101 Maintaining It

Now that you’ve started building your stockpile and you’re well on your way to building a solid one for your family, you’ll want to watch out for one big issue that a lot of stockpilers have. Waste. Stockpiling 101: Maintaining It There is no reason to stock something only to have it go to waste.… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Freeze Fruit and Vegetables in Season

 Thrifty Thursday | Freeze Fruit and Vegetables in Season  My tip this week is  to buy fresh fruit and veggies in season when they are cheap. I was just able to grab strawberries 2/$3. They day you bring them up cut them up and freeze them! Then you have fresh fruit and veggies out of… Read More »

Stockpiling 101 – The Budget

Stockpiling 101 – The Budget

In the first post of our Stockpiling 101 series, I showed you how to prepare yourself and your home for getting ready to build a stockpile. Now, I want to show you how to maximize your savings while you stock up. Stocking up doesn’t have to be a budget buster, but it can become that… Read More »

Stockpiling 101: Getting Started

Stockpiling 101 Getting Started

Stockpiling is one of the best ways that you can save money. It isn’t one that will save you immediately, but it will save you big in the long run. It doesn’t have to be some complicated event that forces you to go broke right from the start. That would defeat the purpose. Instead, follow… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Use Your Reusable Tote Bags!


 Thrifty Thursday | Use Your Reusable Tote Bag!  Did you know many stores, like Target will give you a 5¢ discount for each reusable bag you bring in to use for your shopping? It may not sound like much but I know for our monthly grocery shopping trip I counted last month we used 28… Read More »

How We Are Saving $50 a Month With No Extra Income – And How You Can Too!

How We Are Saving $50 a Month With No Extra Income - And How You Can Too!

Hubby and I were sitting down at one of your budget meetings…. Ok we were sitting on the couch and I had just finished paying bills and was telling him where the money went. Somehow we got on to the topic of saving money he we decided we should try to save $50 a month in… Read More »

I’ve Been Living a Lie… Apparently I’m Not Very Frugal!

I've Been Living a Lie... Apparently I'm Not Very Frugal!

So as I mentioned last week my family is getting ready to get on the road full time and travel. This means we are selling 95% off our stuff and getting ready for the community yard sale! We started in the formal living room we don’t use and from there moved to the 2 car… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Take Advantage of Reward Programs


 Thrifty Thursday | Take Advantage of Reward Programs I never realized until kids number 3 and 4 came along just home much reward program can really save you! Diapers are a necessary evil and the amount you use per kid is crazy. I always use the best deal in an post cases it’s Huggies or… Read More »

My Book Have Your Dream Wedding for $1,500 or Less is Out!

How to have your dream wedding for under $1,500

Guess What?! I am so excited to tell you that my book How to Have Your Dream Wedding for Under $1,500 is officially released! Are you a bride on a budget? Or looking to get the best bang for your buck on your wedding? Why start your marriage in debt? Have your dream wedding for… Read More »