DIY Upcycled Shopping Bag Holder

Do you reuse shopping bags? You know, those little plastic ones that are perfect for your bathroom or bedroom trash cans? If so, where do you store them? When I was growing up, my mother had those silly things everywhere. You could find them under the kitchen sink, under the … [Read more...]

18 Frugal Food Staples Every Pantry Should Have

Back in 2015, we were trying to pull ourselves up by the bootstraps and recover from the loss of around 90% of our income in late 2014. When we sat down to update our personal budget, we realized that we really need to find a few ways to save money on groceries without … [Read more...]

35 Instant Pot Side Dish and Soup Recipes

Oh my soul! Call me late to the party, but I just recently picked up an electric pressure cooker and holy smokes! Talk about making my life easier! Not only does it allow me to cook quicker, but it paved the way for Mr. Six Dollar to cook as well since he really doesn't have a … [Read more...]

Homemade Pizza Rolls Recipe

I am a sucker for a good pizza recipe! Pizza is and always has been one of my go-to foods simply because it is so versatile and easy to make! Know what's better than a good homemade pizza recipe? A great homemade pizza rolls recipe and this one is my absolute favorite! They work … [Read more...]

How to Get Eyeglasses for Free

Recently we discovered that my Emma needs glasses. Now don't get me wrong, I will buy what my daughter needs, but I will also do what I can to save money while doing so. Sometimes I'm able to save and others not so much. It really depends on what particular need I'm trying to … [Read more...]

16 Ways to Homeschool on a Budget

In my opinion, homeschooling is one of the most rewarding things that you can do for your child if you're able. Not everyone can and I count myself as lucky that I am able to. Homeschooling supplies can get expensive pretty quickly if you aren't paying attention which means that … [Read more...]

How I Add $225 (or More!) Extra Income EVERY Month!

Know what? Budgets are hard! I'm sure I didn't have to tell you that though. We go through the same process of creating a personal budget that works for our family and then we update our personal budgets time and time again each month hoping that it will work. We all know how … [Read more...]

DIY Citronella Candles – Easy Natural Mosquito Repellent

Warmer weather will be here before you know it and when warmer weather comes so do the mosquitos. With all of the different things that mosquitoes are carrying these days, the last thing any of us want is to get bit. For my family though, commercial mosquito repellents simply … [Read more...]

27 Amazon Prime Secrets You Might Be Missing Out On

One of my biggest ways to save money is by using Amazon Prime. Why? Because there are so many Amazon Prime benefits that I really do get to save a proverbial boat load of money. The thing is though that a lot of people don't realize exactly how many benefits Prime has. A lot of … [Read more...]

44 Cheap Slow Cooker Meals Perfect for Any Dinner Table!

I love when I can make a delicious meal for my family without having to spend my entire grocery budget to do so. To do that, I often make cheap slow cooker meals that will do three things; fill them, keep them healthy with the nutrition that they need and taste great. Those are … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipe

I love stuffed peppers, but I honestly I hate the work that they involve some days. I'm a busy Mom so the easier that I can make something, the better it is for me and the more I like it. When I'm having those nights and I'm craving a good stuffed pepper soup, I turn to this slow … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Unpack Your Grill

Here in Texas, grilling is a way of life. Almost every home you see has a grill and you can bet that every restaurant has grilled items on the menu. Texas BBQ has cemented it's place in the heart of every Texan and there is a reason for that; because grilling is awesome! Grilling … [Read more...]

21 “New” Ways to Use Coffee Filters

One of my favorite ways to save money is by finding things to reuse to save money. We spend so much money out of our budgets buying new items when in reality, we could reuse a whole lot more to spend a whole lot less. Finding new uses for something is another great way to save. … [Read more...]

99 Emergency Preparedness Items To Store for When “Stuff” Hits the Fan

Being prepared for an emergency is, in my opinion, one of the most important things that a family can do. Yes, having a personal budget that works for you is needed. Yes, building wealth is important, but the plain truth is that if an emergency happens and you're unprepared, with … [Read more...]

Homemade Vegetable Wash – Clean Your Fruits and Vegetables Easily and Naturally!

The last time that you brought produce home from the store, did you take a moment to think about what was on the surface of your new bits of tasty goodness? Aside from the obvious dirt, you could also be looking at harmful pesticides or fertilizer residue. A lot of the time, … [Read more...]

Headed South? Make Sure to Check Out the Top 10 Things to do in Atlanta

It may seem hard to believe, but spring break and vacation season will be here before you know it. For us, that usually means a road-trip! I absolutely love traveling and one of my favorite places to visit is Atlanta, Georgia. Maybe it's the atmosphere, maybe it's simply that … [Read more...]