What is Zaycon Foods and How Can They Help Me Save Money on Groceries?

I'm sure that you love to save money as much as I do. After all, you're reading a frugal blog which leads me to believe that you not only love to save money but that you're actively looking for ways to save money. After 6 years of running a frugal blog, it seems to me that one of … [Read more...]

Macaroni and Cheese Soup Recipe

Every little kid loves macaroni and cheese and I was no different. It was my favorite food when I was younger and even though I'm older now, it is still one of my favorites. As I've gotten older though, my palate has changed and to be frank, the "blue box" doesn't work so well … [Read more...]

How to Clean Outdoor Furniture {Without Going Broke}

I love spending time in my backyard. Whether I'm simply sitting on the patio waking up, whether the grill is going with a yummy dinner, or having a fire in the fire pit with friends, you can usually find me out back when I'm not working or helping my daughter with school. Over … [Read more...]

Homemade Chicken Strips {Easy Homemade Chicken Fingers}

A few years back, I scored a deal on a chicken that was doomed to go wherever chickens that meet their sell-by date go. He wasn't a bad chicken, but it was late that night and he hadn't sold yet. I named him Edgar. Edgar was a Super Chicken. Why? Well, because Edgar was … [Read more...]

Austin, Tx STEAM Science and Robotics Summer Camps 50% Off!

Summer is coming and STEAM Science and Robotics Camp is always super fun for the kids! Austin, Texas students can save 50% off STEAM Science and Robotics Summer Camps! Want the details? Check below! - Robot / Science / Engineering / Day Camp / Challenges - Camps Girls and … [Read more...]

How to Work from Home Work Investing in the Stock Market

You are probably thinking to yourself," I am not a millionaire, how am I supposed to work from home investing in the stock market?" Well, let me be one of the first people to tell you that in today's society anyone and I mean anyone can invest in the stock market. So, whether if … [Read more...]

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream

When my Emma was an infant she had GERD something fierce. It still bothers her occasionally to this day, but back then it was an everyday, all day fight for us. Needless to say, we had issues with her getting a diaper rash if we didn't immediately get her dirty diaper changed and … [Read more...]

How the Sneaky Identity Thief Got Your Info (and How to Protect Yourself Next Time)

This post is brought to you by TransUnion however all opinions and advice are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure policy. Do you shop online? I’m sure you do. How many times have you swiped your debit or credit card at the gas pump, grocery store or ATM? Have … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Olive Garden is one of my favorite restaurants, but frankly, I hate the cost. Sure, I do everything I can to save money when eating out and to earn free Olive Garden gift cards online, but it can still be pretty expensive if you head over there too often. I could eat Olive Garden … [Read more...]

4 Steps to Simplifying Your Taxes

This post is brought to you by CJ Affiliate’s VIP Content Service. Thank you to H&R Block for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from H&R Block, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. For more information, please see my disclosure … [Read more...]

How to Read Food Expiration Dates to Save Money {The Difference Between Use By and Best By Dates}

Anyone who has ever shopped for groceries knows that until recently it could be incredibly confusing to figure out when a product expired. You had to deal with "expires," "best by," "sell by", "use by" and more. In February, the grocery industry came out and recommended that all … [Read more...]

DIY Sunscreen Bars – Simple to Make with Only 4 Steps!

Summer is coming which means that soon the sun will be blazing down, frying eggs on sidewalks everywhere. Oh wait, you may not be in Texas or Arizona where it actually does get that hot. No worries if not because no matter where you live, you still need an amazing sunscreen … [Read more...]

Ways to Upcycle – 21 “New” Ways to Use Coffee Mugs

How many coffee mugs do you have in your kitchen? If you're like most people, there's a good chance you have quite a few that are never used. I swear there is a coffee mug fairy out there somewhere delivering coffee mugs that won't be used to kitchen cabinets everywhere. Even if … [Read more...]

3 Things to Buy In Person To Save

With the emergence of Amazon and every other online conglomerate, most families have become accustomed to shopping online and practically living online, too. Attachment to the internet is a different issue, though, and there is no debating that it often offers the best deals … [Read more...]

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...]