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Emergency Preparation – How to Build a Stockpile

Those who coupon are generally very proud of the fact that they have built this masterpiece they call their "stockpile".  They have a tendency to talk about how to save money on groceries and even go as far as showing off their stockpile as much as possible.  A lot of work goes into building these … [Read More...]

Sewing for Beginners – DIY Pokemon Storage Bag

Do you have a Pokemon fan at home? I do and honestly? I get so sick of seeing Pokemon cards and other toys just lying around all of the time. Pokemon toys are about as painful as Legos are when left all over the floor and your foot finds one before your eye does. Trust me on that one and honestly? I … [Read More...]

14 New Uses for Old Bottles – Ways to Upcycle Bottles

It's really well known among my friends and family (and you guys too!) that I love to find ways to upcycle common items around my home. Seriously, I recycle everything from the list of 52 everyday items you can reuse, I upcycle milk jugs, I upcycle old sheets, I even find ways to upcycle old towels. … [Read More...]

Ways to Use Empty Milk Jugs: DIY Upcycled Milk Jug Bird Feeder

Have I mentioned that I love upcycled projects? There's just something special about turning an item bound for the trash into something that is not only usable for another purpose, but money saving as well. There are so may upcycled projects out there that it just doesn't make any sense (to me … [Read More...]

How to Get Paid for Your Thrift Store Shopping Habit

Do you have a thrift store shopping habit? I totally do. I love being able to go into my favorite thrift stores and walk out with amazing deals. What I also love about thrift store shopping is that I am able to turn my love of great deals into an income for my family and it can for you too! Turning … [Read More...]

Ways to Upcycle Newspaper – 10 “New” Uses for Newspaper

Do you get the Sunday paper or the daily delivery? If so, you might be dealing with a bunch of left over newspapers that are either sitting on your kitchen counters or stacked in a pile in the garage. Sure you could put them out to be picked up with the recycling, but you could also use them to help … [Read More...]

How I Use My Phone to Teach My Daughter…for Free!

As a homeschooling parent, costs can sometimes get out of hand if I let them. Between curriculum, supplements, supplies and more, it can really be expensive. To help keep those costs down, I have to find what I can for free or super cheap. Enter Amazon Underground. The Amazon Underground App … [Read More...]

Why You Need to Have Multiple Streams of Income to Build Wealth

How many "jobs" are in your home? One? Two? Three (at most)? Are those jobs your only source of income each month? What if I told you that by the end of 2016, my family will have 10 streams of income each month? Yes, you read that correctly. Ten. Now what if I told you that you need to have more … [Read More...]

Family Budget: How Often Should You Update Your Budget?

How often does your family update your budget? Do you do it daily? Weekly? Monthly? Less often? Recently I had the chance to talk with quite a few people about their budget and I was shocked at how little they were actually updating them. So that got me wondering. How often do you update your budget … [Read More...]

DIY Beauty Products – DIY Chapstick {Vanilla Latte Flavor}

Here in the dry air and heat of Texas, the sun can really wreak havoc on my lips. When I lived up North, I usually only had chapped lips during the cold winters, but here? They stay dry and almost chapped all year long. Using regular chapstick would be fine, except for the fact that it makes me sick … [Read More...]