200+ Things You Can Stop Buying and Make Homemade

As we rapidly head into the end of a one year and welcome a new year, a lot of us are going to be looking for new ways to save money in our family budgets. One of the best ways to save money is to stop buying and start making what you can. Back in 2014, when my family got into … [Read more...]

How to Safeguard Your Finances Against a Financial Crisis

Financial emergencies seem to be the "stuff of legends" for the majority of people. We seem to think that a financial crisis can't happen to "us" and that they always happen to "everyone else," but the truth of it is that they do happen and yes, they can happen to you as quickly … [Read more...]

Homemade Hair Detangler – All Natural & Chemical Free

My Emma and I both have very thick hair which means one thing; lots of tangles when we first wake up in the morning. For me, my hair will tangle so much that I would usually end up having to rip out my hair to get it tangle free. For Emma, it usually involved lots of tears. I'm a … [Read more...]

How to Clean Your Home for Less than $10.00/Week

Do you know what doesn't make much sense to me? How much money we spend out of our family budget simply to clean our homes. It isn't that I think that you shouldn't clean. Please clean your home.  It's more that I can't believe that we have all (myself included) been duped … [Read more...]

DIY Makeup Brush Cleaner – Easy Way to Clean Makeup Brushes Naturally

When was the last time that you took the time to clean your makeup brushes? If it has been a while, you may want to run and make sure it gets done today. Cosmetics and makeup brushes are known to be a breeding ground for at least 6 different types of bacteria such as Enterococcus … [Read more...]

15 “New” Ways to Use Fabric Softener

Do you use dryer sheets in your home? Most of us do! They're really expensive though when you actually sit down and take a look. Yes, you can pick them up cheaply, as low as $0.01 per sheet, but the damage they do to your dryer will cost you far more in the long run. In our home, … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Family Fun

Family fun is one of those things that an overwhelming majority of people seem to think is out of their family budget. They will sit at home, bored out of their mind, waiting for fun to come to them. The thing is though that you can save money on family fun and it isn't as hard … [Read more...]

Homemade Hand Soap with Cypress and White Fir Scent

Sometimes, making your own products might not be cheaper, but they will almost always be healthier for you and your family. For my family, we didn't have much choice in making the change from buying everything at the store and getting to the point where we could stop buying and … [Read more...]

8 Reasons You Should Line Dry Your Clothes

Did you know that your clothes dryer is the single most expensive appliance that you own? It's true and unfortunately these days, most people don't even consider that there is an alternative. Line drying your clothes is a great way to save money when you're trying to cut your … [Read more...]

Seven Ways to Save Money on Printer Ink

My family prints a lot. We have two printers in our home, one business and one personal and let me tell you. Between business reports for 3 different companies, financial reports, homeschool worksheets and records and the everyday day to day printing we do, I could easily go … [Read more...]