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Frugal Recipe – Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam

With Spring here we always go strawberry picking! We then love to take the strawberries and make this Easy Strawberry Freezer Jam that lasts us all year! This is a family affair! The kids help pick strawberries and help me mash and mix, hubby help pour jam into the jars and load them in the freezer.… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Prepare Clothes for Laundry

Thrifty Thursday | Prepare Clothes for Laundry Close zippers, fasten buttons, snap together bra hooks ect. Check pockets for laundry all this will help your clothes last longer, saving you money! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! Have a Thrifty Tip… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Pick Up an Extra Work Shift

Thrifty Thursday | Pick Up an Extra Work Shift  Yes this is  great way  to bring in some extra money but it also stops you from going out and spending money as well. Bonus tip: Don’t budget this extra money, put it right into savings to build your emergency fund or vacation fund. Each Thursday… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Plastic Sandwich Bags

Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Plastic Sandwich Bags  Tip from those who went through the Great Depression. Wash out the bags especially ones where liquid was not used, and reuse them. A box of 100 can cost $4 or more. Sandwich bags alone our house used to go through 6 of them 5 days a week,… Read More »



Budget-Friendly Gifts for Your Guy this Christmas

The holiday season can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also unfortunately be the costliest. We’re getting down to the wire, and if you haven’t secured a gift for the special guy in your life, you might be starting to sweat—well, ladies, worry no longer. Showing your fella how much… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Take a Cold Shower

Thrifty Thursday | Take a Cold Shower This tip is 2 fold. one it saves money by not heating up water, and two you will take a shorter shower and save money on water! Plus a bonus during the summer you can turn the A/C up make your hosue warmer and the cold shower will… Read More »



Frugal Lessons Learned From the Great Depression

There was a time about 100 years ago when money was 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 »



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 »



Thrifty Thursday | Sign Up for Redbox Texts

Thrifty Thursday | Sign Up for Redbox Texts  Sign up for Redbox texts if you haven’t already! I get free movie rental codes and $1 off codes all the time. Cheap or free entertainment is perfect for in home date night and more! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Buy Refurbished

Thrifty Thursday | Buy Refurbished  Buy refurbished items. Why? These items are just as good as new, they come with a warranty and you can save $150 or more per item! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! Have a Thrifty Tip you… Read More »