200+ Things You Can Stop Buying and Make Homemade

As we rapidly head into the end of a one year and welcome a new year, a lot of us are going to be looking for new ways to save money in our family budgets. One of the best ways to save money is to stop buying and start making what you can. Back in 2014, when my family got into … [Read more...]

Family Budget – How to Clean Your Home for Less than $10.00/Week

Do you know what doesn't make much sense to me? How much money we spend out of our family budget simply to clean our homes. It isn't that I think that you shouldn't clean. Please clean your home.  It's more that I can't believe that we have all (myself included) been duped … [Read more...]

15 “New” Ways to Use Fabric Softener

Do you use dryer sheets in your home? Most of us do! They're really expensive though when you actually sit down and take a look. Yes, you can pick them up cheaply, as low as $0.01 per sheet, but the damage they do to your dryer will cost you far more in the long run. In our home, … [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...]

How to Make Homemade Soap – 33 Homemade Soap Recipes

A couple of years ago, I discovered the joy of making homemade soap. Not only does it save you significantly, but it's also pretty relaxing. As far as savings, learning how to make homemade soap was pretty high on the list of things to stop buying and make that we made back in … [Read more...]

Save Money on Laundry – 8 Reasons You Should Line Dry Your Clothes

Did you know that your clothes dryer is the single most expensive appliance that you own? It's true and unfortunately these days, most people don't even consider that there is an alternative. Line drying your clothes is a great way to save money when you're trying to cut your … [Read more...]

30 Ways to Use Fels-Naptha Soap to Save Money Around Your Home

I love saving money. I know, "tell me something I don't know, Stacy." It is true though. I love seeing how much money I can save (and earn) in a month! After so many years of trying to live as frugally as I possibly can, it has become a big game for me each month to see how much … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Printer Ink – Seven Ways to Save

My family prints a lot. We have two printers in our home, one business and one personal and let me tell you. Between business reports for 3 different companies, financial reports, homeschool worksheets and records and the everyday day to day printing we do, I could easily go … [Read more...]

30 “New” Ways to Use WD40

As a child, I remember my Dad always had a can of WD-40 in the trunk of the car and in the house under the sink. It stayed right beside his rolls of duct tape. When I was little, I used to think that it could only be used to loosen a tight bolt or fix my bicycle chain when it … [Read more...]

How to Landscape Your Yard – 5 Landscaping Tips for Beginners

I don't know about you, but I adore my back yard. I have a nice sized covered patio that I love to enjoy in the early mornings or late evenings when it's cool. I'd enjoy it during the day, but I live in Texas. It's hot ya'll. When I moved into this house, the yard was part of the … [Read more...]