Homemade Laundry Detergent Tablets

One of the biggest costs that a family can have is the cost of clothing and laundry and one of the best ways to save money on laundry is by making your own homemade laundry detergent. There are several different detergent recipes floating around including THIS homemade powdered … [Read more...]

75 Foods You Can Freeze to Save Time & Save Money on Food

When you go grocery shopping or plan your menu, do you limit yourself to the number of sale items you can purchase? A lot of people do simply because they think the food will go to waste. Believe it or not, there are so many foods you can freeze that will save you both time and … [Read more...]

DIY Green Tea and Peppermint Bath Soak { Homemade Bath Salts }

It's no secret that I adore all things homemade. For me, it is a health issue that drives me to continue making what I can. In 2014, I discovered that most commercially made products were causing my body to react in ways that I never expected it to. What followed was a list of 30 … [Read more...]

How to Can Food {Home Canning Basics 101}

Back in 2012, I suddenly found myself with more than 70 lbs of chicken that I needed to find a way to preserve. I had gone looking for new ways to save money on food and boy, did I hit the jackpot! What I hadn't considered though was that we lived in a tiny apartment with only a … [Read more...]

How to Can Carrots for Long Term Storage

Do you can your own foods? Canning seems to be an art-form that died off for a while, but recently, it appears to be going through a resurgence. Learning how to can your own foods can be intimidating and frankly, down right scary when you first begin. There's a lot of reasons for … [Read more...]

41 Fishing Gifts for People Who Love to Fish

Have you ever had to buy a gift for someone who was extremely hard to buy for? Most of us have at one time or another, which means your gift either was very well received or it went over like a lead balloon. It seems that when you're buying for someone like that, there is no … [Read more...]

Homemade Strawberries and Cream Oatmeal Recipe

`I love breakfast. It is my favorite meal of the day and usually it's because bacon. I absolutely adore bacon which is why my favorite recipe is my bacon, egg and cheese breakfast casserole recipe. Sometimes though, I don't necessarily want to spend an hour waiting on breakfast … [Read more...]

Free Wedding Samples – *HUGE* List of Free Samples for Weddings

When I got married, I wanted to do it as cheaply as possible. It's not because we couldn't afford a wedding, but more that I really just didn't want to pay thousands of dollars for what amounted to a few minutes of our married life. One of the ways that I saved big was to find … [Read more...]

30 Ways to Use Fels-Naptha Soap to Save Money Around Your Home

I love saving money. I know, "tell me something I don't know, Stacy." It is true though. I love seeing how much money I can save (and earn) in a month! After so many years of trying to live as frugally as I possibly can, it has become a big game for me each month to see how much … [Read more...]

Hurricane Preparedness Tips to Keep Your Family Safe

Warmer weather can often bring with it strong spring and summer storms that can do massive amounts of damage before they move out of the area. Heat and humidity in the air can make even the smallest thunderstorm explode suddenly into a powerful force that can not be reckoned with … [Read more...]

Free Printable Kitchen Organization Pack

If there is one area of my home that most often needs organized, it is the kitchen. It seems that no matter what I do, someone who lives here is always moving something to where I can't find it or simply misplacing things. It is a pretty common occurrence for me to have to ask my … [Read more...]

Easy Patriotic Paper Wand 4th of July Kids Craft

I absolutely adore Independence Day celebrations. I feel that there is no better time to teach my Emma how our forefathers fought for freedom and the sacrifices that have been made to keep that freedom since then. Aside from all of that though, it's a great "excuse" to just kick … [Read more...]

Learn How to Start a Blog (and How to Make Money Blogging) with My Free Email Course!

When I started my first professional blog in 2011, I had no idea that it would take me to where it has taken me or that it would change my life the way that it did. Adventures in Coupons grew beyond anything I ever expected and over time because the blog that you see now, Six … [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...]

Inexpensive Family Meals – Easy Tuna Salad Sliders Recipe

I love inexpensive family meals and for meals that include meat, it doesn't get much more inexpensive than a meal made with tuna. Most of the time you can find canned tuna on sale for less than $0.75 per can which makes it an incredibly affordable way to feed your family. One of … [Read more...]

Emergency Preparation: 6 Ways to Prepare for Summer Storms {Before they happen!}

Here in Texas, summer storms happen whether you are ready or not, especially these last couple of years and when there's a big one; it usually makes national news. We can get hit pretty hard with not only thunderstorms during the summer, but also flash flooding, tornadoes and … [Read more...]