Saving Money: Cereal

When I was a kiddo, I got so excited to buy cereal at the grocery store!  Maybe it was the colorful packaging, maybe it was the SUGAR, but I think it was really the PRIZE that was waiting inside the box!!  Who’s with me?? These days I haven’t seen any prizes being given away in […]

Saving Money…Fabric Softener

This is my favorite fabric softener, and we really go through a lot of it!!  While I LOVE the smell, I don’t love the price of the big bottle.  When I get through half of the bottle, I just add water – all the way to the top (mix well.)  You still have the great […]

How I fed my family on $67 worth of groceries this week…without coupons!

While I love to grocery shop, I don’t love spending extra money at the grocery store.   Finally, after 20 something years of marriage, I found something that works for me, and I’m hoping it will help you too.  Too often I see blogs/videos that explain the meal planning process and things are way too organized…that’s […]

Saving Money: Buying Fruits and Vegetables “In Season”

Our family has a weekly grocery budget, and I try my best to stay under that dollar limit!  It’s a much easier task during the school year because one of my sons is at college….but summertime is always a challenge!  One thing I try to do is buy fruit and vegetables “in season.”  Of course […]

Change is the answer !!!

I’m not quite sure if this post belongs in the “Saving Money” category, but this is a way to gain extra money each month!  Here’s how it works….for the next month, spend only paper money and collect the change in a jar, container, bag or whatever works for you.  Hopefully by the end of the […]