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...]

5 Things Your Personal Budget Needs Before the End of the Year

This post was sponsored, and paid for, by SunTrust. All opinions are my own. Please see our disclosure policy for more information. As the end of 2017 rapidly approaches, a lot of us are taking stock of our financial situations. For some of us, our finances will end the year … [Read more...]

From Us to You

From all of us here at Six Dollar Family, to you and yours. Merry Christmas! We hope your Christmas is filled with love, fun and the Spirit of the holiday! … [Read more...]

Making Caring for a Loved one Easy with Prevail

Thank you Prevail® for sponsoring this post. Visit Prevail.com to get a free sample. When you’re growing up, the thought that someday, you may need to become a family caregiver to a parent usually never crosses your mind. For me though, those thoughts have always been in the … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Beating Holiday Stress

I have always loved Christmas. Being able to gift my family amazing gifts that they love, spending time with them as they enjoy those gifts, the amazing decorations, lights and of course; the true meaning of the season have always made Christmas a special time of year for me. For … [Read more...]

11 Must Have Ways to Save Money on Christmas That Anyone Can Do

As a mom, I always want to give my daughter the best Christmas she's ever had. It's a desire that never goes away and each year I can't stop myself from trying to out do the year before. Sometimes I take it too far while other years I am able to keep myself under control. It all … [Read more...]

Dulce de Leche and Coconut Marshmallow Clusters

Christmas baking is a tradition in our home. It isn't so much the sweets that we enjoy although let me tell you, there are some goodies made! It's the time that we all get to spend together as a family while the baking is happening and our Christmas tree is being decorated that … [Read more...]

Homemade Gift Idea – DIY Snowman Candle

I absolutely adore snowmen. So much so that during the holiday season, my home usually becomes covered in snowmen. I have candles, wall decor, wreaths and more. They are adorable to me and I can't seem to get enough of them. Since we have downsized to live in a hotel, I can't … [Read more...]

Why We Moved to Live in a Hotel

Three weeks ago, my daughter and I did something that I had never planned on doing and we didn't do it for the reasons that you might believe. We moved and started living in an extended stay hotel. I have always been one who was looking for ways to live a simple life. I hate … [Read more...]

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

Fall is here in Texas and while I'm loving the cooler temperatures, I could do without cold and flu season being just over the horizon. Unless you plan on spending the colder months locked in your home, there isn’t always a way to avoid cold and flu season. There are, however, … [Read more...]

Home Business Ideas to Help You Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck

Money was tight when my daughter was born. We lived paycheck to paycheck most of the time. Sometimes, we lived on far less than paycheck to paycheck. It is such a struggle to spend your life robbing Peter to pay Paul, worrying over how you're going to pay your bills each month … [Read more...]