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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 »



Thrifty Thursday | Learn the Art of Mending

 Thrifty Thursday | Learn the Art of Mending Looking to save some money and live more frugally! Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! Mending clothes seems to have become almost Taboo. If it rips toss it and buy new seems to… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | The $5 Trick

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Thrifty Thursday | The $5 Trick  Each Thursday I’ll post some great Thrifty Ideas to help you save money! Go and visit previous Thrifty Thursday Tips! This trick I have used for a while now. I use cash for groceries, thrift store shopping, garage sailing, farmer’s markets and many other places. So I have a… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Reader Tip! More for Less Theory

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Thrifty Thursday | Reader Tip! More for Less Theory This week tip comes from reader Tracy who has adopted a slightly different ‘more for less theory’. Here is her tip: When it comes to grocery shopping i adopt the more for less theory, (it’s my own so you probably haven’t heard it but it is… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Use Your Slow Cooker

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As the weather gets warmer you should try to use the oven less. The heat from the oven will make your house warmer. Using a slow cooker will cook your meals use less electric and keep your house cool! I am a slow cooker junkie I have a few of them! In the summer  months… Read More »



Thrifty Thursday | Pull Out Cash

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Going grocery shopping, to the mall, farmers market, garage saling ect? Pull out cash. It hurts a heck of a lot more to break a $100 bill then it does to swipe a card and because of that you will think twice before spending it and you will spend less. How much less, research shows… Read More »