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Thrifty Thursday | Open the Curtains

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Thrifty Thursday | Open the Curtains I know some people might think I’m crazy but get up right now and go open your curtains on the South and South-West Side of your house. I know it’s winter and you want to keep the heat in but trust me! In the afternoons from about noon until… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Use Rags

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 Thrifty Thursday | Use Rags Why spend money on sponges and pay for replacement cloths for that swiffer? I admit I like the scrubby sponges for cleaning my dishes! But otherwise use a rag it’s free! I remember my grandparents always had a box of rags out in the garage and that what we cleaned… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Store Trash Bags

Thrifty Thursday | Reuse Store Trash Bags I have mentioned this before but it’s worth another post, instead of buying plastic trash bags for your small home trash cans, such as the ones in the bathroom or under the kitchen sink, use the plastic bags you bring the groceries home in. You can also use… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Bill Closely!

Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Bill Closely! Just the other month i realized we were being charged $9 a month for Starz. I asked the hubby if he added it and he said no. When we signed up we got a preview of Starz it was supposed to be only 2 weeks. Well they just never… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday |Make Your Own Laundry Soap

 Thrifty Thursday |Make Your Own Laundry Soap Today I want to direct you to my DIY Laundry Soap recipe. I have started this and figured my savings. I was buying with coupons on sale and still spending about $20 a month or $240 a year. The 5 gallon bucket makes 10 gallons and factoring in the… Read More »



Homemade Foaming Soap Trick That Saves You Money!

Homemade Foaming Soap Trick

Homemade Foaming Soap Trick That Saves You Money! Hand soap is something we all need and  use on a regular basis (I hope!) Well I have to say I am a fan of foaming soap it seems less ‘goopy’ (is that even a word?!) then regular hand soap. plus my kids like it and are… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Shampoo and Conditioner

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Thrifty Thursday | Check Your Shampoo and Conditioner With 4 kids i’m always looking for ways to save money. Here is one way I found that is a little obvious but i hadn’t thought of before!  The next time that you go shopping, you may want to check the prices of what your shampoo and conditioner… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Make Your Own Jam

 Make Your Own Jam Did you know it’s cheaper to make your own jam? Before you get intimated about canning, know you can make freezer jam! **Tip: For extra savings use what fruit is in season! I have made Freezer Freezer Blueberry Jam and Freezer Strawberry jam but the recipe can be used just the… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Conditioner for Shave Cream

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 Conditioner for Shave Cream This tip is from a few years back. This Thrifty Thursday Tip comes from Reader Tara: You can rarely find free shaving cream for your legs (I haven’t seen it less than .99, although I’ve only been couponing about 4-5 months or so) but you can get free/super cheap hair conditioner… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Cheap Diaper Rash Treatment

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Cheap Diaper Rash Treatment  I have seen my fair share of diaper rashes. Putting 2 tbsp. of baking soda in your baby’s bath water will help relieve diaper rash irritations! Better than $4 a tube for ointment! Adding oatmeal to the bath helps soothe as well! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help… Read More »