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Emergency Preparedness – How to Store Emergency Water for Cleaning (Without Having to Dip into Your Drinking Water)

If you're into doing any sort of emergency preparedness, you are likely well aware of how important clean, potable (aka drinkable) water is to include in your preps. Water is life and without it, you will not survive an emergency situation where your ability to get good, clean … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparedness Deals – Week of Oct 22, 2016

If you're into emergency preparedness, you know how hard it can be to find deals on emergency preparedness supplies. They're so very important to have, but sometimes? They're horribly expensive. Because of that cost and the fact that I want you to save as much money as possible … [Read more...]

Free Printables – Thanksgiving Menu Planner

I know. Halloween isn't even over and here I am offering you a Thanksgiving freebie. It's okay...really. Planning your Thanksgiving dinner early is one of the best ways to stay organized during the holidays and to stay within your budget which means that I want you to have this … [Read more...]

The One Thing No One Tells You About Childbirth…

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Equate® and Assurance® and Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. My Emma was born when I was only 22 years old. I wasn't like most new moms and didn't really have anyone to turn to for the things about pregnancy and childbirth … [Read more...]

Thrive Life – October 2016 Monthly Thrive Life Specials

One of the ways that we save money on groceries is by using my favorite freeze dried food company, Thrive Life. If you're not familiar, Thrive Life, is awesomely awesome freeze dried (and/or dehydrated) foods that are shelf stable. We have a small family so for us, waste was a … [Read more...]

Family Budget: How to Save Money on Family Fun

Family fun is one of those things that an overwhelming majority of people seem to think is out of their family budget. They will sit at home, bored out of their mind, waiting for fun to come to them. The thing is though that you can save money on family fun and it isn't as hard … [Read more...]

Do you Pepper? You Could Win!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Diet Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand. Do you Pepper? What do I mean by that? I mean do you have Diet Dr Pepper … [Read more...]

Cloth Diapers – 9 Reasons for New Moms to Use Cloth Diapers

If you're a new or expecting Momma, you've very likely already got a plateful of decisions to make and one of them is whether or not to use cloth diapers or disposable diapers. Having a baby is hard enough especially if you're trying to prepare your finances for a new baby before … [Read more...]

How to Homestead – 9 Reasons To Become a Homesteading Family

My entire life I have dreamed of more. Not more as in "more stuff" or "more money," but more to life. I don't know about you, but I get seriously worn out by amount of technology, political correctness and other "requirements" that we are "required" to do on a daily basis. I've … [Read more...]

How to Have a Family Celebration on a Budget

  Family celebrations are a time for bonding and deserve all the fanfare they can get. They are the best way to get grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and in-laws together to catch up. Whether it’s a birthday, graduation, holiday, or reunion, every family celebration … [Read more...]