Family Management Tips

Raising a family is hard sometimes! Between hectic schedules, school work and activities, pets that just won't quit,  kids that don't want to listen, finding new ways to save money on kids and everything that comes with a family can be overwhelming for any mom (or dad!). That’s why Stacy Ott, author of Six Dollar Family, shares these amazing family management tips to help you keep an organized family, have frugal family fun all while staying within your personal budget.

Family Management Tips

Because Six Dollar Family focuses on saving you and teaching you how to save money, all of our family management tips are budget friendly too! After all, you can't manage your family and home stress free if you're worried about spending money. From books that teach kids about money to budget friendly organization tools. learning how to build a stockpile, prepare for emergencies and a free printable menu planning packagethese family management tips are sure to be a huge help to you and your family!

How to Save Money on Camping Gear

My family loves to camp and be outdoors. So much so that my husband and I honeymooned at the lake we frequently have date nights at and we are planning our first family vacation/camping trip for later this year.  It will be our first family camping trip and we are super excited! … [Read more...]

How to Vacuum Seal Food Without Losing the Seal

Steve and I love to fish together. In fact, if you ask him; he will tell you I am his best fishing buddy. Not many couples can say that about each other, but for us we feel closest when we are sitting on a lake together. It works well for us since it both allows us to spend … [Read more...]

How to Landscape Your Home – Easy Landscaping Tips for Beginners

With spring coming fast in Texas, I am a busy bee working on getting my yard landscaped. I love the idea of making a few changes that not only make my home look amazing, but also help create an oasis for my family to hang out in. Learning how to landscape your home might seem … [Read more...]

48 Best Camping Products for Families

I have always been an outdoorsy woman. I caught my first fish at four years old with my Dad and grandpa on the banks of a tiny little creek in Southern Ohio. That little sunfish stands out in my memory as something the size of a shark in my tiny four year old hands. It is almost … [Read more...]

Our Personal Budget – January 2019 Budget Mid-Month Check In

Can you believe we're already half-way through January already? I swear the older I get, the faster time goes. When we first began the month, I shared our January 2019 personal budget with you. Now, half-way through the month, it is time to update you on how we're doing. My goal … [Read more...]

How We Are Living Frugally in 2019 – Week 2 – What We Ate and How We Saved

Oh ya'll. Last week was one heck of a week around our house! So much so that I am actually a few days late getting this post up! I spent the majority of this past week asleep or in bed with a virus or something. I'm not quite sure what I had going on, but I do know that I felt … [Read more...]

35+ Must-Have Organizing Supplies for Any Budget

Finding amazing home organization solutions is one of those things that almost everyone says their going to do every time we roll around to a 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 … [Read more...]

Beachbody On Demand Reviews – Is Beachbody on Demand Worth It?

I have spent the majority of my life overweight and the older I got, the worse my weight got. By the time I was 35, I had topped the scales at more than 300 lb and was the heaviest I had ever been in my life. A lot of things contributed to it. Lack of exercise since I was sitting … [Read more...]

2018 State of the Blog Address

Ya'll, I'm tired. 2018 has been the literal definition of a roller coaster year for me and mine. In some ways, it has been the best year of my life. In others, it has been the most painful of my life. For Six Dollar Family, it has been a year of getting pushed off and sometimes … [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...]