How To Plan Your Honeymoon On A Budget

So, the wedding is over, and you’re ready for the honeymoon But wait! It’s far more expensive than you originally intended for it to be! Don’t let this happen to you. Your honeymoon is supposed to be a special time between you and your spouse, so the last thing you...

Speed Clean Every Room In Your Home

Cleaning is one of those tasks we all know we need to do, but no one wants to step up to the plate to get it done. When it comes to cleaning, you don’t need to make it an all-day event! In fact, you could probably clean your entire home in just a few hours or even...

DIY Home Products

Grocery stores, department stores, and even pharmacies have entire aisles dedicated to home products. Even the Dollar Tree carries them! There are so many reasons why you may want to start making your DIY home products, even if you don’t live off the grid. Homemade...

Beginners Guide To Drugstore Shopping

I rarely spent much time in drugstores before I started couponing. Besides picking up prescriptions when I was sick, I rarely bought anything else from the drugstore. I always thought they were overpriced and their stock was so limited. I had my Extracare card at...
Clever Ways To Clean And Organize Your Home

Clever Ways To Clean And Organize Your Home

Have you been daydreaming of a clean and organized home? Most of us think we don’t have the time or even the motivation to get up and get it done. Cleaning and organizing your home doesn’t have to be a tedious task, and I’m not saying it’s going to be fun, but it will...

How To Stretch Food Stamps

Everyone knows how expensive groceries can be. This can be even more challenging for families who rely on food stamps and have a limited budget. While some of these tips are applicable to those of you not on food stamps, this is primarily for those looking to stretch...
How To Create A Morning Routine

How To Create A Morning Routine

Believe it or not, I wasn’t always a morning person and it’s still a struggle. In fact, I’m still hesitant to call myself a morning person at all as it implies that I look forward to getting up at the crack of dawn each morning. I used to sleep in until...

7 Ways To Save On Your Next Flight

As we watch our kids grow, James and I really want to put more of our hard earned money toward travel with the family. If you’re anything like me, you probably have a list that’s a mile long of all the places you’d like to go someday. Seriously, we...

Tips For Planning A Cheap Trip To Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the top tropical destinations in the world, and for a good reason. Those beautiful sunsets and crystal clear beaches come with a price tag though, and it’s a pretty big one. My husband and I have been dreaming to go to Hawaii so I’ve been doing...
How To Save Money On Healthcare

How To Save Money On Healthcare

Healthcare these days can be a nightmare. What policy should you choose? How can you save the most money? What is covered? It’s like a maze that almost makes you need a doctor from a headache it causes. But through all the decisions and choices, there are some things...

Over 100 Cheap Date Night Ideas

Last year it dawned on me that it had been a long time since James and I had a true and honest date night. This was something I was determined to change and even made it a part of my goals for the new year. Prior to this, date nights kind of slipped by the wayside. We...

How To Organize Your Paper Clutter

Do you ever feel like you are drowning in mounds of paper clutter? Your purse is overflowing with receipts, you have old coupon inserts everywhere, and it seems like every drawer is crammed full of paper! Paper clutter is one of the most challenging types of clutter...

The No Plan Meal Planning Method

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just don’t have any time to sit down and do those freezer cooking marathons, family calendars, and all that other fun stuff. If dinner gets on the table each night of the week, I’m calling that a win! As a busy mom, your goal...

Why Meal Planning Doesn’t Stink

If I had a dollar for every time my kids, or even my husband, has asked me what is for dinner, I’d be a wealthy woman! While the No Plan Method of meal planning might work great for some people, sometimes I need a little more structure just to make it through the...

The Secret to Achieving Big Goals

Last month I shared with you all my goals and resolutions for 2018. Until this point, I had never shared my goals with you. Can you believe it? I started my frugal living journey long ago because I wanted to live a more meaningful life and become debt free. For years,...

4 Tips To Help You Stay Out Of Debt For Good

Nearly 40% of all households carry some sort of credit card debt. That’s nearly half! Staying out of debt should be everyone’s goal, but this is not always the case. Using a few practical tips, you can stay out of debt and have more control over your...
How to Follow Through on Your Goals

How to Follow Through on Your Goals

Can you believe it’s already 2018?! It seems like just yesterday we were celebrating the start of 2017. It’s time to start goal setting and making New Year’s resolutions. However, the new year is not just about goal setting, but also sticking with them. If you want to...

How To Create A Five Year Plan

Think back to five years ago. Are you where you wanted to be now? Do you even remember where you wanted to be five years ago? This is perhaps one of life’s hardest questions since a lot can change in just five years. Many people probably answered no to the above...

Decluttering 101: Where To Start

Are you ready to rid your home of clutter once and for all, but have no idea where you should start? The truth is that saying you’re going to rid your home of clutter and doing it are two different things. When you have stacks of papers in front of you and piles of...

How To Organize Digital Clutter

Physical clutter is one of the most noticeable forms of clutter and can make it hard to even move about your home quickly. While physical clutter is a constant reminder of tasks you still need to get done, think about the last time you tried to track down a file or...