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 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...]

How to Stop Living Paycheck to Paycheck {and the Real Reason You Are}

Am I the only one who goes through periods in my life where it seems as if there just isn't enough money to my month? I know I can't be and in fact, one of the most common things that I hear from Six Dollar Family readers is that they are looking for ways to stop living paycheck … [Read more...]

15 Best Kitchen Items for Freezer Cooking

If you're new to trying to find new ways to save money on groceries,  you're probably new to learning how to freezer cook as well. It isn't hard to do, but if you don't have the right supplies to get you started, you'll very likely want to give up since it will seem much harder … [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...]

51 Ways My Family Went Zero Waste to Save Money

Have you ever stopped to think about how much waste your family puts out each day? If not, take a quick look around because I'm certain that like I was; you will be very unpleasantly surprised. It doesn't matter what area of your life the waste is in; waste in your home and life … [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...]

How to Grow Tomatoes { How to Grow Tomato Plants }

One of the first things I ever grew in my garden was tomato plants. When I was first learning how to start a garden, they were the very first plant I went with partially because they're so easy to grow and partially because there are so many varieties of tomato plants. For our … [Read more...]

29 Must Buy Yard Sale Finds to Save {or Make!} Money

Yard sale season is in full swing and may of us are out scouring the sales each weekend trying to find the best yard sale deals. Steve and I love taking off on the weekends and looking for the latest and greatest deals to find. We actually consider it one of our favorite frugal … [Read more...]