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Meal Planner, Budget & Coupon Shopping List Free Printable

Meal Planner, Budget & Coupon Shopping List Free Printable Enjoy these Meal Planner, Budget & Coupon Shopping List Free Printables.  Your download will include all there pages and you can print one or print them all as your needs require.  My most used printable is the Weekly Menu Planner List.  This helps me plan my menus along with this Menu Planner Printable and keep organized with what I need to actually purchase. Click the picture above to start your own download or click the … [Read more...]

Save On Easter Clothes With Coupons. com + $400 Amazon Giveaway

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Coupons. com. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. Save On Easter Clothes With Coupons. com As every parent knows, Easter is just a few weeks away. One of my favorite things to do for my kids around Easter is to take them shopping for a new outfit. I know when I was a child it was always a fun time to go shopping with my parents and then wear our outfits on Easter. I know … [Read more...]

Homemade Fabric Softner From Bargain Hound Daily Deals

I can't use fabric softner in our house because the boys and I have major skin allergies, I have been thinking about making my own unscented of course.  Plus it's hard to beat 3 quarts of fabric softner for $.75! Snag the recipe for Homemade Fabric Softner from Bargain Hound Daily Deals. … [Read more...]

9 Places To Get Discount Entertainment Tickets

 9 Places To Get Discount Entertainment Tickets Will everything so expensive these days, you really don’t want to spend all your hard earned money on entertainment.  There are places in which you can get discount entertainment tickets. Groupon- Groupon is a deal of the day website that has discounted gift certificates which you can use at local or national businesses.  When Groupon launched in 2008, it started with just the city of Chicago.  Two years later, the site served over 150 … [Read more...]

Helping A Child In Need And Paying It Forward With Campus Book Rentals

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Campus Book Rentals and Madame Deals Media Events.  I was given $25 to go shopping with for donation but was not compensated in any way. Doing back to school shopping is tough in a small town and most of us head out to the big city for out shopping.  Let's face with 7 K-12 schools, 5 counties  and over 100 square miles of acreage the two stores we have available don't always have everything that is needed, let alone for the best dollar.  These stores know … [Read more...]

5 Tips To Buying A Major Appliance

**This is a sponsored post about buying a major appliance in which I did receive compensation.**   When Cory and I got married we let it be known that we really didn't need much in the way of gifts except for some major appliances.  We surely couldn't expect anyone to gift us a new fridge but we made it known what we wanted and our guest were more than happy to comply with Sears gift cards or cash.   We had both lived on our own for college and really how many toasters can one … [Read more...]

19 Energy And Cost Saving Tips

While some will say our economy is improving it is still a long way from "fixed" and for most of the way "cheaper" way of life has been ingrained in us already. Below are 19 ways that you can lower your energy use which in turn will lower your bills. 1. Use task lighting fixtures for smaller use areas and reduce the need for lighting large spaces. 2. On the ceiling Reverse the direction of your ceiling fan to push warm air downward. 3. Set your clothes washer to the warm or cold water … [Read more...]

How To Save Money This Holiday Season

When the holidays hit some of us go into instant panic mode. We see huge dollar signs hovering overhead and looming just off in the distance. That robs us of the joy of the season. Why not approach it with an attitude of fun and creativity? There are literally thousands of ways to save money this holiday season. Some people think about it often and others keep popping up from the creative minds of friends and families each passing year. You should start by making a list of the 'must have' … [Read more...]

Teachers Get $200 In Gift Cards To Give To Your Students From GradSave

As you will remember from my post last week I believe in saving for a college education strongly.  Well it's not only college education that I believe in very heavily but I believe in education period!  I went to college for my Education Degree and after both my kiddos are in school full time I will pursue putting that degree to use, but for now I will be happy volunteering in my son's classroom and helping out the school anyway I can. What if I could do both?   I could help out the school … [Read more...]

Busy Moms Tips for Cooking Great Food at Low Cost

While all of the gadgets you have at home or in your handbag may have promised to save you time, but just seem to give you more things to do, it is time to put some of those gadgets to work so that you can get more done, in the same amount of time. As a busy mum your priority is to look after your family, and a big part of that is making sure they eat right. However, when time isn’t on your side it is easy to slip into unhealthy meal options. Instead, think about the gadgets you have available … [Read more...]

7 Tips On How To Save Money On Groceries

 No one has been spared from the impact of the recent global financial crisis, which could be among the worst in history. Apparently, most households became more conscious about rising grocery expenses. Saving money started becoming a practical and important activity. Grocery lists were subjected to so much pressure. Consumers drew back from discretionary spending. Savings became an important part of households’ vocabularies. Experts advise consumers against the standard practice of … [Read more...]

6 Tips to Protect & Clean Your Couch

6 Tips to Protect & Clean Your Couch A couch is more than just a piece of furniture. It can be the centerpiece of your living room, a place to snuggle with your kids or your loved one, and even a place to sleep. If your couch is rundown and dirty, it can make your whole room seem dingy and unkempt, regardless of how much time you actually spend cleaning. Considering the time and effort you put into choosing the perfect couch for your home, shouldn't you spend a little time and effort … [Read more...]

10 Tips to Help You Cut Down On Your Utilities

If you are someone who always pays up their auto insurance, makes sure to check the lock twice before you go to bed, and always gets the most comprehensive car insurance that you can get, its time to start looking at other ways to protect yourself. Your utilities bills show up every month, so take a moment to consider how you can make sure that these bills start going down, especially during the hard winter months. 10 Tips to Help You Cut Down on Your Utilities 1. Turn it off. When in … [Read more...]

Discovering the Art of the Insurance Bundle

Managing family finances and staying on budget is a challenge. Every parent knows this, but there are few moments as satisfying as the realization that you’ve successfully saved money. Whether it’s a coupon, rebate or discount deal, you probably can’t contain your glee at these simple triumphs. A dollar saved might be an extra dollar in the college fund, or it might fund a little something extra for yourself. The rush is undeniable, so you’re probably on the lookout for new ways to snag savings. … [Read more...]

Car Shopping In The Internet Age

  Car Shopping In The Internet Age We've bought 2 new vehicles this year and that can be tough on a budget, doing our research while car shopping helped us find the best deals available.  If you have recently decided to shop for a new car, you are undoubtedly aware that there are a bewildering number of possible choices in front of you. You might be overwhelmed at the sheer variety of new makes and models that are furiously competing for your attention and your money. How can you … [Read more...]