27 Must Have Canning Supplies for Beginners Learning How to Can Food

Canning has become one of my favorite things to do to save money on food. Aside from the savings, I love the fact that I can provide healthy, shelf stable foods for my family when times are rough or we're in the middle of an emergency. Plus, once you are bit by the canning bug, … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Christmas by Having a Free Christmas

I know. It's the middle of summer when this is being written. I get it. Yanno, those questions in your mind that go something like this; "what are you doing with your life, Stacy? It's the middle of summer and 100° F outside." Well, it's like this - I've got something to show you … [Read more...]

41 Fishing Gifts for People Who Love to Fish

Have you ever had to buy a gift for someone who was extremely hard to buy for? Most of us have at one time or another, which means your gift either was very well received or it went over like a lead balloon. It seems that when you're buying for someone like that, there is no … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

  It seems like it was just a few days ago that we were all welcoming 2017 into the fold. Most of us entered the new year with new goals and an outlook on life that was full of expectation, hope and happiness. For some of us, 2017 brought happiness and success. For others … [Read more...]

From Us to You

From all of us here at Six Dollar Family, to you and yours. Merry Christmas! We hope your Christmas is filled with love, fun and the Spirit of the holiday! … [Read more...]

11 Must Have Ways to Save Money on Christmas That Anyone Can Do

As a mom, I always want to give my daughter the best Christmas she's ever had. It's a desire that never goes away and each year I can't stop myself from trying to out do the year before. Sometimes I take it too far while other years I am able to keep myself under control. It all … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Idea – DIY Snowman Candle

I absolutely adore snowmen. So much so that during the holiday season, my home usually becomes covered in snowmen. I have candles, wall decor, wreaths and more. They are adorable to me and I can't seem to get enough of them. Since we have downsized to live in a hotel, I can't … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – Ohio State Gift Ideas Perfect for Any Fan

Growing up in Ohio in a family that pays attention to college football, you're taught one of two things; either you bleed scarlet and grey or you end up in a family that follows blue and gold. Luckily, my family bleeds scarlet and grey so I didn't have to worry about disowning … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 150+ Beauty and the Beast Gift Ideas

"Tale as old as time..." The first time I saw Disney's Beauty and the Beast, I was around nine. Even at nine, I recognized that the story told in the Disney version was the love story of a lifetime. Most Disney stories tell the story of a love that blossoms out of nowhere and … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide – 75+ Handpicked Mason Jar Gift Ideas

I am absolutely in love with mason jars. Before Emma and I downsized into our apartment, my kitchen was decorated in mason jars. I had mason jar everything! Now, I keep a couple of things in our downsized kitchen and the rest are packed up in a box until I decide whether I want … [Read more...]