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How I Feed My Family of 6 on $200 a Month or $50 a Week – No Extreme Couponing

I have a confession. I don’t use coupons anymore. Ok well I use some, and if I see some good deals at the drugstore I’ll jump on them but really for groceries, I’m lucky to remember my list much less my coupons. I haven’t used coupons since I was pregnant with baby #4 in my 1st… Read More »



Designer Look for Less – Cobalt Summer Dress

I recently saw this designer look and loved it! It was perfect for an event I had and great for conferences too. Or our anniversary dinner…but there was no way I could justify to hubby spending almost $1,100 an outfit. Do you think the IRS would let me write it off as a business expense?… Read More »



How to Save Money on Groceries – The Weird Grocery Shopping Trick that Saves Me $100 or More a Month

Do you ever go grocery shopping and at check out wonder how you are $5 or $10 over what you planned? How many times do you chalk that up to a math error on your end. Now let me ask you this. How many times do you get home and unpack groceries and realise you… Read More »



How to Create a Beautiful Hummingbird Garden

Most gardeners love having birds and wildlife visit their backyard gardens. The one bird that is most gardeners favorite is the beautiful little hummingbird. Gardeners around the world will either make their gardens specific to attracting these little guys or will add a few features to their existing gardens to create a wonderful space that… Read More »



Ways to Reuse Junk Mail!

I swear most day I get more junk mail than I do of anything important. Many times I let the kid play with it, they think it’s amazing they got something in the mail. Sometimes I find a coupon or two in there but started to look for more ways to use it. Now when… Read More »



How to Have Successful Yard Sales

Having a yard sale is the perfect way to earn some extra money and de-clutter your home. In order to have a successful yard sale there a few things you should do to ensure people will show up and purchase your items. This list will help you make your next yard sale a huge success.… Read More »



5 Simple Ways to Save on Baby Gear

A baby is on the way, and you can’t stop stressing about the upcoming shift in financial priorities. Gone are the days of buying designers purses just because you can. Now you long for the designer diaper bag. Don’t fret! Babies are undoubtedly expensive, but if you follow a few tips on how to save… Read More »



How to Save on Wedding Invites

A wedding is a special moment in every woman’s life. It is a moment that we have looked forward to our entire lives and a day we only plan to do once. A wedding is also very expensive and if not planned properly can easily cost the average American 20 to 50 thousand dollars! I… Read More »



5 Painless Ways to Start Saving for Vacation

Everyone seems to always seems to be working towards their next vacation. Saving to get to that vacation can seem like an uphill road. Here are 5 easy ways to saving for vacation without even thinking about it. 5 Painless Ways to Start Saving for Vacation Put Change in a Jar – This one is simple,… Read More »



The Rumor Mill: Yes, We are Still Living Frugal (and I’ll prove it to you!)

So if you have been following my Instagram, I’m sure you know we have moved into an RV and have been traveling since August 2015. That seems to have raised some red flags with my readers who no longer see me as frugal. So I want to correct the rumors.   The Rumor Mill: Yes. We… Read More »