Easy Mason Jar Halloween Decor

Halloween is one of my favorite holidays each year. I just love the idea of dressing up as something you've always dreamed of being. I also love the creep factor that comes with spooky Halloween decor! That should be evident by the fact that my own child has worn a DIY Zombie … [Read more...]

How to Find Free Cleaning Supplies to Save Money

I hate cleaning. Okay, I don't hate cleaning, but I hate how much it can cost if you're not paying attention to what you're paying for cleaning supplies. It's especially costly if you use natural cleaning products like I do. Let me tell you, I could easily spend a good portion of … [Read more...]

40 Home and Family Printables You Need in Your Life

I am such a sucker for a good planner. I love the feeling of being uber organized and home and family printables that I can make into a binder or a planner, help me do that. So when I recently went looking for a moving planner so I can plan a move out of state for our family next … [Read more...]

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck {and the Real Reason You Are}

Am I the only one who goes through periods in my life where it seems as if there just isn't enough money to my month? I know I can't be and in fact, one of the most common things that I hear from Six Dollar Family readers is that they are looking for ways to stop living paycheck … [Read more...]

54 Best Gifts for Truck Drivers

Ya'll, I'm currently in amjor learning phase of my life. How so? Steve is getting ready to go back on the road as an OTR truck driver and let me tell you, that is a whole 'nother world to a girl who has never so much as given much thought to what the families of those drivers go … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Mason Jar Kids Craft { Easy Kids Halloween Crafts }

Every year when Halloween rolls around, we gather our friends kids and look for a few easy kids Halloween crafts to help them make. Sometimes, we get lucky and stumble across a couple of super cute and spooky mason jar kids crafts that they can make mostly on their own and that … [Read more...]

40+ Tried & True Ways to Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards Online

I absolutely love to shop for free ya'll. Seriously; getting what I need without paying for it  - yes,  legally - has become something of a habit for me. The second part of this habit is that I really like to shop Amazon. Yes, it could be considered a borderline addiction but … [Read more...]

70+ Best Subscription Box Gift Ideas

Do you subscribe to any subscription boxes? I do and I love them! I only get 2 each month, but they're like a little treat to myself each month. Actually, one was a gift that I received at Christmas this past year which makes it even better for me! I get to receive my Christmas … [Read more...]

43 Best Disney Kids Halloween Costumes and Accessories

Halloween is coming! Yay! For people like me, Halloween is a fun and magical time of year. It isn't the same kind of magic as Christmas, but for me, it is the start of that special time of year that most of us love. Halloween can definitely be a super scary time, but it can also … [Read more...]

15 Best Kitchen Items for Freezer Cooking

If you're new to trying to find new ways to save money on groceries,  you're probably new to learning how to freezer cook as well. It isn't hard to do, but if you don't have the right supplies to get you started, you'll very likely want to give up since it will seem much harder … [Read more...]

16 Menu Planning Mistakes You’re Making Each Month

Do you plan a menu? If so, has your grocery budget dropped or are you still looking for ways to save money on groceries? You might be surprised at the number of people who are actually still struggling with high food costs despite the fact that they're planning a menu each month. … [Read more...]

24 Best Disney Halloween Costumes for Infants

Halloween will be here before you know it! I love Halloween as should be evidenced by my DIY Serial Killer bathroom I do every year. We also love making DIY costumes complete with homemade Halloween blood, but sometimes, that isn't possible. That's why I wanted to put together a … [Read more...]

Our 2018 – 2019 Homeschool Curriculum

It is so hard for me to believe that we're ready for the start of a new school year, but here it is. Monday was the first day of school for my Emma and Laura, who is still in public school, has her first day today. It really does seem as if the summer has just flown by. Up until … [Read more...]

Christopher Columbus Unit Study { Columbus Day Unit Study }

October 8 is Columbus Day and whether you believe he was someone to be celebrated or not, I firmly believe kids should learn about Christopher Columbus since he has had such a huge place in our history for so long. As such, you may be looking for a Christopher Columbus unit study … [Read more...]

Homemade Halloween Blood {Homemade Theater Blood}

I seriously love Halloween. There's just something about fall and kids dressing up as their favorite things that makes me happy. Combine all of that with being scared witless (in a fun way) and I am in my element! What I don't love though is how expensive Halloween costumes have … [Read more...]

Things to do in Texas – Visit Rudy’s BBQ in Austin

Ya'll? I love BBQ. Seriously. And it isn't because I'm Texan. Sure, good BBQ is a Texas right of passage, but for me? Good BBQ is like a holy experience that soothes my soul. Six years ago when I moved to Texas, I thought I knew what good BBQ was. I was sadly, sadly mistaken. If … [Read more...]