30 (More) Things I Simply Stopped Buying (and Why You Should Too!)

If you haven't noticed, I don't like spending money. I may work from home, but I work incredibly hard for the money that I have which means that I want to keep as much of it as possible. There's a reason that I am so particular about which bank I keep my savings in and where I … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – Using Retailer Sale Cycles to Save Money on Groceries

Did you know that you can predict the items that your stores will have on sale each month? It isn't an exact science but when you're looking to lower your food bills, it does work quite well. I've said it before and I'm sure that I'll say it many more times. Groceries are one of … [Read more...]

Garage Sale Tips – How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

Warmer weather is coming and you know what that means, right? Yard sale season! I adore yard sale shopping almost as much as I love thrift store shopping! The chance to get a deal is fantastic when you're shopping at garage sales, but it isn't just the deals that I love. I love … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – Amazon Prime & How to Use it to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, it seems that buying groceries and household items is a never ending chore. We would forever be running out of things like toilet paper, cereal, and laundry soap if I let us. I'm not actually 100% sure that everything gets used because some days it all just seems to go … [Read more...]

Save on Clothes – How to Save Money on Clothes (or Dressing Classy on a Budget)

I don't think I need to tell you this (I'm going to anyway), but times are tough. So many people are still unemployed, jobs still aren't as secure as they once were and really? Looking your best has never been more important. Unfortunately buying clothes for a new job, interview … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – How to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, I can tell you that one of the biggest expenses that a family, aside from their home, is groceries. These days a simple trip to the grocery store can cost you hundreds if you're not careful and I don't personally know anyone who can afford to run out and drop hundreds … [Read more...]

Second Hand Shopping Tip – 25 Things You Should Never Buy Used at Thrift Stores

I don't know about you, but I love thrift stores. Second hand shopping is one of my favorite ways to save and while I don't want to toot my own horn? I'm quite good at those thrift store shopping marathons you sometimes hear about. (Heh) Finding a great deal at the thrift stores … [Read more...]

Ways to Use Empty Milk Jugs – 14 “New” Uses for Empty Milk Jugs

Saving as much money as possible is a game for me. It isn't that I find it incredibly fun because honestly? Sometimes saving money isn't. It's more of a "how low can I go" type of thing and I'll admit that there are some months where challenging myself in that way is the only … [Read more...]

Ways to Upcycle Sheets – 17 “New” Uses for Worn Out Sheets

Upcycling is a huge part of living a frugal lifestyle. Reusing an item as many times as you can before you replace it is one of the best money saving tips that exists. Aside from the fact that it really is common sense to know that it will help you save money, upcycling or … [Read more...]

25 Budget Friendly Organic Foods to Save Money

When we discovered that I am sensitive to a lot of chemicals that are used in normal, everyday things, one of the first things that we did was to make the switch to organic foods and products where ever we could. As most of you know though, buying organic food can be expensive if … [Read more...]