How to Make Homemade Cleaning Wipes

I confess that I love having something quick to grab when I need to clean up messes, but since we stopped buying paper towels, it has been rather hard to find something that works well but is reusable. We initially moved to only using unpaper towels like THESE. While we still use … [Read more...]

52 Things to Reuse to Save Money in the New Year

One of the biggest ways to save money in your budget is by reusing items that you might normally throw away. A lot and I do mean a lot of the items that we throw away on a daily basis can be reused at least one time. in fact, many of them can be reused several times saving you … [Read more...]

16 Expensive Energy Leaks to Plug Before Winter That Will Save Money

Have I ever told you how much I hate the cold? No? Well I do and I'm not talking a dislike. I absolutely despise being cold. I moved to Texas to get away from the cold, but even though this is Texas, it still gets cold! Sure, we don't have temps anywhere near what they get up … [Read more...]

How Grocery Delivery and Grocery Pick Up Can Save You Money

Grocery shopping sucks sometimes. Admit it; you feel the same way. For me, it often takes days to get my grocery list exactly where I want it so I can save as much money as possible. I often shop multiple stores - Kroger, Aldi, Albertsons, Dollar General, Walmart and our local … [Read more...]

How to Find Free Cleaning Supplies to Save Money

I hate cleaning. Okay, I don't hate cleaning, but I hate how much it can cost if you're not paying attention to what you're paying for cleaning supplies. It's especially costly if you use natural cleaning products like I do. Let me tell you, I could easily spend a good portion of … [Read more...]

40+ Tried & True Ways to Earn Free Amazon Gift Cards Online

I absolutely love to shop for free ya'll. Seriously; getting what I need without paying for it  - yes,  legally - has become something of a habit for me. The second part of this habit is that I really like to shop Amazon. Yes, it could be considered a borderline addiction but … [Read more...]

16 Menu Planning Mistakes You’re Making Each Month

Do you plan a menu? If so, has your grocery budget dropped or are you still looking for ways to save money on groceries? You might be surprised at the number of people who are actually still struggling with high food costs despite the fact that they're planning a menu each month. … [Read more...]

Things to do in Texas – Visit Rudy’s BBQ in Austin

Ya'll? I love BBQ. Seriously. And it isn't because I'm Texan. Sure, good BBQ is a Texas right of passage, but for me? Good BBQ is like a holy experience that soothes my soul. Six years ago when I moved to Texas, I thought I knew what good BBQ was. I was sadly, sadly mistaken. If … [Read more...]

Top 30 Best Road Trip Stops in the US That Won’t Break the Bank

Road trip season is here and you know what that means; lots of families looking for the best road trip stops in the US! I absolutely love a good road trip and so do Steve and the girls. We spend a lot of time on the road on the days Steve is off work and when the girls don't have … [Read more...]

Thrift Store Shopping Tips: How to Shop at Thrift Stores {Without Blowing Your Budget}

One of my favorite ways to save money is by shopping thrift stores. Okay, I'm not telling the whole truth. Thrift store shopping and bargain hunting is actually one of my favorite things to do period. There's just something about being able to go out and find a great deal on an … [Read more...]