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Thrifty Thursday | Rebates

Thrifty Thursday | Rebates  Submit rebates! I have gotten rebates on buying cases of paper from Staples, it’s nice to get that $50 check a few months later. It really adds up, use rebates on food, and drug store promotions! If you put the rebate money right into savings you can build  nie savings account.… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Read Your Junk Mail

 Thrifty Thursday | Read Your Junk Mail  Read your junk mail. Yes I’m serious, I find many great coupons in the junk I get in my mail. Saving on oil changes in the big one. I have saved on date night, car detailing (that we did right before we sold one of our cars), i saved… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Double Cook

Thrifty Thursday | Double Cook  Several meals a week cook a double batch. You can do one of 2 things with the 2nd batch. You can freeze it for a night you need a quick meal. Another option is to use it for lunches and dinner the following night as well. Tacos can be turned… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Call Your Credit Card Company

Thrifty Thursday | Call Your Credit Card Company If you have made your credit card payments on time for around a year (or more) normally you can negotiate a better interest rate. Remember for every 1% you can get it down you will save $1 for every $100 on your card. So if you have… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Learn to DIY

Thrifty Thursday | Learn to DIY  Learn to do the basic things around your house yourself. A little Googling and YouTube searching will help you find out how to do just about anything. You can learn to do basic upgrades, fix leaking faucets, replace door handles and more! Doing the small things can save you $100… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Avoid the Mall

Thrifty Thursday | Avoid the Mall It never fails every time I visit the mall I walk out with at least one unexpected purchase! I swear I went in to Old Navy for jeans the other day and walked out with a dress for my 2 year old at the same time!! Avoid the mall at… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Visualize

 Thrifty Thursday | Visualize Hear me out on this one! Are you saving for something special? A vacation, a car, a new house? Find a picture of what you are saving for a print out a few and put them around the house. The back of the door you use most often to leave the… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Remember to Change your Air Filter

 Thrifty Thursday | Remember to Change your Air Filter Make sure you change your air filter about every 3 months. The dirtier it is the harder it has to work to get air through it and costs you much more! Even better when you can get them on sale grab a few to have at… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Skip Dry Cleaning

Thrifty Thursday |  Skip Dry Cleaning Dry cleaning can really add up FAST! The Dry Cleaning at Home pack from Woolite give you 6 uses for what you would pay for 3 at the dry cleaners! thats a 50% savings! Always follow cleaning instruction on your clothes, but if they say dry clean only try… Read More »

Thrifty Thursday | Keep the Envelopes You Get in the Mail

 Thrifty Thursday | Keep the Envelopes You Get in the Mail  One tip I remember hearing from family during the Great Depression was how to save on envelopes. Almost every bill your get and most junk mail, they send you an envelope to send back your payment or application these may have a spot already… Read More »