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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

Grocery Savings – Using Retailer Sale Cycles to Save Money on Groceries

Did you know that you can predict the items that your stores will have on sale each month? It isn't an exact science but when you're looking to lower your food bills, it does work quite well. I've said it before and I'm sure that I'll say it many more times. Groceries are one of … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – Amazon Prime & How to Use it to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, it seems that buying groceries and household items is a never ending chore. We would forever be running out of things like toilet paper, cereal, and laundry soap if I let us. I'm not actually 100% sure that everything gets used because some days it all just seems to go … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – How to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, I can tell you that one of the biggest expenses that a family, aside from their home, is groceries. These days a simple trip to the grocery store can cost you hundreds if you're not careful and I don't personally know anyone who can afford to run out and drop hundreds … [Read more...]

Ways to Upcycle Sheets – 17 “New” Uses for Worn Out Sheets

Upcycling is a huge part of living a frugal lifestyle. Reusing an item as many times as you can before you replace it is one of the best money saving tips that exists. Aside from the fact that it really is common sense to know that it will help you save money, upcycling or … [Read more...]

25 Budget Friendly Organic Foods to Save Money

When we discovered that I am sensitive to a lot of chemicals that are used in normal, everyday things, one of the first things that we did was to make the switch to organic foods and products where ever we could. As most of you know though, buying organic food can be expensive if … [Read more...]