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Thrifty Thursday | 30 Day Rule

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 Thrifty Thursday | 30 Day Rule We as a society are very much into Instant Gratification. If you delay gratification by 1 day you will find you won’t be buying so much. What you thought you needed yesterday after a night’s sleep doesn’t seem so important! This is even more important for bigger purchases. So… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Turn off the TV

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Thrifty Thursday | Turn off the TV Today’s tip is to turn off the TV. This will save money in more ways then one! Yes there is the obvious electricity savings. By not watching TV you get less exposure to the ads that are designed to make you spend money. You have less of a… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Move Your Bank Account

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 Thrifty Thursday | Move Your Bank Account  if you aren’t getting any extras from your bank it’s time to move! Many banks now offer a reward DEBIT card. You get point based on spending and use the point to get freebies. Free travel, free gift cards ect. Many will give you a bonus for using… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Save Money on Date Night

 Thrifty Thursday | Save Money on Date Night I am a firm believer of date nights for married couples. You need time to reconnect and talk about something other than did the kids brush their teeth and what’s for dinner. But not everyone has the money for a baby sitter plus being able to get… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Pare Down Your Closet

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Thrifty Thursday | Pare Down Your Closet This is a simple tip this week I want to share how it has helped me! Back in the days of the great depression 5 outfits was considered a lot. Now think about your closet. How many outfits do you have? One thing I have learned in our purging… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | My Trick to Saving on Lunch Meat

Thrifty Thursday | My Trick to Saving on Lunch Meat We use a lot of lunch meat in my house. We homeschool and hubby takes his lunch to work with him. The easiest lunch is a sandwich, we switch it up grilled cheese, peanut butter and jelly, and of course lunch meat. So the best… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Set Up Automatic Bill Payments

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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 »



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 »



Thrifty Thursday | Use Your Reusable Tote Bags!

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 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 »



Thrifty Thursday | Take Advantage of Reward Programs

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 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 »