10 Budget Gifts for Expectant Moms

Whoo! Have you looked at the cost of baby gear and gifts lately? They're crazy expensive! It's been a while since I've had to buy a baby gift but I don't recall them being quite as expensive as they can be now. Luckily, I'm cheap and that helps you! These 10 budget gifts for … [Read more...]

Why I Stopped Buying New Clothes

When is the last time you bought new clothes? Was it yesterday? Last month? For me it has been even longer...probably close to three years. Its not that I can't afford to go buy new clothes. I can. It's just that I don't see a real need to. Please don't misunderstand me. I don't … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Save Big on Glasses

I've worn glasses since I was 9 years old and in case you haven't noticed? Glasses can be super expensive and contact lenses? Totally worse. Growing up pretty much dirt poor, there were times where my parents struggled just to keep those glasses on my face and as I've grown older … [Read more...]

How I Saved $1140 Each Year on My Cell Phone

How much are you paying for cell phone service? $100 each month? More? For us, we were spending $122.70 every single month. $1320.00 per year. Is it just me or does anyone else think that is absolutely INSANE?! Seriously! We were paying for data that I don't use and it isn't … [Read more...]

How I Buy $275 (or MORE!) in FREE Groceries EVERY Month! – Part 2

Alright, who ate all of my 100 calorie packs? No one? Yeaaaah....seems like "No one," "I didn't do it," and "I dunno" make an appearance at my house at least twice a day. Sometimes I feel like I have 3 more kids with those names. Luckily, I won't have to go without them for too … [Read more...]

How I Buy $275 (or MORE!) in FREE Groceries EVERY Month! – Part 1

I love to save money. Sometimes I think the only reason that I live the way we do is because of the fact that I love to save money. Maybe it comes from the life I've lived or maybe I just like money. Not sure which one it truly is, but the point is I really like to save … [Read more...]

Does Buying In Bulk Really Save Money?

To start, I want to make something perfectly clear at the start of this. I am 100% against buying in bulk in MOST cases. There are exceptions of course, but most of the time I'm of the opinion that you will spend more money in the long run. With that being said, buying in bulk is … [Read more...]

How to Fill Your Freezer Without Once a Month Cooking

Ya'll? I really love having a freezer full of meals ready to just be tossed in the oven, but let me let you in on a little secret. I absolutely hate taking an entire day and doing nothing but freezer cooking. Really. It may very well be one of my least favorite things to do and … [Read more...]

How to Get Over $100 in FREE Groceries!

Woah. Have ya'll looked at the cost of groceries without coupons lately? If not, take a look. They're super duper, wipe your budget totally clean expensive. Luckily, I'm cheap and that helps you. Okay, maybe I'm not "cheap" to be exact, but I really, really don't like paying for … [Read more...]

Save on Back to School Ink Through 8/1! #HPink #HPSmartMom

  This post is part of a sponsored campaign with HP and MomSelect. All thoughts and opinions are my own.     Back to School season is in full swing and if you've got ink on your shopping list? You likely know how expensive it is. That's why I am … [Read more...]