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Thrifty Thursday | Buy Cheese Blocks

Thrifty Thursday | Buy Cheese Blocks A bag of shredded cheese is the same and a block of cheese. So why is it so much more expensive? Because you are paying for the convenience of it being shredded! Spend less than $10 and get a food grater to shred it yourself! Each Thursday I’ll post… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Skip the Chocolate Milk

 Thrifty Thursday | Skip the Chocolate Milk I understand sometimes the only way to get kids to drink milk is by making it chocolate milk. When my kids need to take medicine I add it to chocolate milk to make sure they take it. But I skip buying chocolate milk and make it myself with… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | 25 Must Buy Yard Sale Items

 Thrifty Thursday | 25 Must Buy Yard Sale Items Being thrifty is all about stretching your money or adding to it. Six Dollar Family shares 25 Yard Sale Items you need to pick up when you see them. You can re sell them and make some money! This is a great way to add to… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Invest in a Hair Clipper Set

 Thrifty Thursday | Invest in a Hair Clipper Set Stop paying for haircuts  for the men in your life! Invest in a nice hair trimmer and do it yourself. This will save your $15 per person per month. I have been trimming my son’s hair from day one and figured I have saved over $1,000! Each… Read More »



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 »