FREE Printable Pink and Purple Valentine’s Day Party Set

Are you hosting a Valentine's Day party this year? If so, why spend big bucks on party invitations, decorations and more? Parties can be super expensive to host, but I have a freebie for you that I think will help cut your costs a little. What, you ask? Two different printable … [Read more...]

Ways to Save Money on Amazon – 14 Ways You’re Shopping Amazon Wrong

I have a confession to make; I love Amazon. No really, I do around 60% of my shopping with Amazon. Why? Because it is one of my favorite ways to save money! Confused? Don't be. There are so many ways to save money with Amazon that it really isn't funny, but the problem is that … [Read more...]

Free Printable Valentine’s Day Mini Cards

Valentine's Day will be here before you know it which means most parents will be searching for Valentine's Day cards for their kids to exchange with their friends or even a cute card to give to a special someone. They're all cute, but can be expensive to buy if you have to buy … [Read more...]

Genealogy for Beginners – 9 Tips for Researching Your Family Genealogy

Several years ago, I began researching my family genealogy. I have always had questions about my family; in fact, I have never met anyone on my Mother's side. Since I love history anyhow, there seemed to be no better way to get the answers to the questions I've had than to begin … [Read more...]

Appetizer Recipes – Bacon Wrapped Lil’ Smokies with Brown Sugar

I love football. Growing up in a family that gathered around the t.v. every Saturday to watch Ohio State football, it has always been a big part of my life. Now that I live in Texas, it can be hard to watch OSU ball, but that doesn't mean that I don't still follow online and … [Read more...]

Personal Budget – How to Avoid Living Like the Joneses

Have you ever heard the phrase “keeping up with the Joneses?” Do you know what it means? If not, it means to be in competition with the people around you as far as your home, car, clothes and other material possessions. While competition is sometimes a healthy thing, the one you … [Read more...]

19 “Strange” Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Does your personal budget need help? Let’s face it; it happens to all of us at some point or another. We all find ourselves in situations sometimes where we need to earn extra cash, but may not know how to. There are quite a few home based business ideas that you could do to earn … [Read more...]

Homemade Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Bouquet

When Valentine's Day rolls around, the general thought process that takes us all over goes something like this: "if he/she/they didn't spend tons of money on me, they don't really love me." Hopefully though, most of us know that isn't the case and in fact; I would much rather … [Read more...]

19 “New” Uses for Apple Peels

I love finding ways to reuse household waste and ways to upcycle. It is one of the simplest ways to save money without really trying. Household waste is a huge culprit of wasted money so when you find a new way to use something, you're keeping yourself from having to spend money … [Read more...]

Breakfast Recipes – Easy Banana Pancake Recipe

I don't know about you, but I'm not much good for the first hour or so after I wake up. It takes copious amounts of coffee and a bit of quiet for me to really get going. In other words, if I'm going to eat breakfast, I have to have easy breakfast recipes. Not some complicated … [Read more...]

How to Make Money Blogging – How I Built a Six Figure Blog in Just 18 Months

Two and half years ago, I watched as the blog I had spent years building slowly died. Adventures in Coupons, while it was great in its heyday, simply had not survived the fall of couponing and deal blogs. For me, it was a sad, heartbreaking time since I loved that blog, but it … [Read more...]

How to Get FREE Lyft Rides (Without Referring Friends!)

When my husband and I split up a few months ago, the car went with him. Luckily, I live in a larger city so I had Lyft and Uber available to me. Now ya'll know me; I am going to look for the absolute cheapest method of getting myself and the Monkey Child around and after taking a … [Read more...]

Frugal Beauty – DIY Sugar Scrub Bars

  About 2 years ago, I figured out that my body hates chemicals. Too much build up in my body and I end up dealing with chronic pain like you wouldn't believe. Because of that, I've had to come up with a list of things to stop buy and make as much as I possibly can and … [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...]

35+ Must-Have Organizing Supplies for Any Budget

Getting organized is one of those things that almost everyone says their going to do every new year. Some of us actually pull it off while others end year after year still drowning in clutter. For me, getting organized meant (at least in part), downsizing to sell everything we … [Read more...]

Strawberry White Chocolate Chip Cake Mix Cookies Recipe

Have I ever mentioned just how much I adore a good cookie recipe? I think I could eat a different kind of cookie each day for the rest of my life and be totally happy. I would exactly recommend anyone do that, but hey, it's a nice thought right? When it comes to my cookies … [Read more...]