9 Food Shopping Hacks to Save a Third on Your Groceries (and no coupons!)

9 Food Shopping Hacks to Save a Third on Your Groceries (and no coupons!)

Grocery Shopping Hacks When money is tight it is important that you know how to feed your family on a budget. As a former confessed extreme couponer, I really used to know my way around the grocery store register. But, the TV show and social media made the idea more popular and coupon policies became…

What Appliances Use the Most Electricity in a Household | How to Save Money.

What Appliances Use the Most Electricity in a Household | How to Save Money.

Which appliances use the most electricity? When we bought our home 20 years ago, it was already around 50 years old. It pretty much had original everything. Hello, pink tiled bathroom! Yes, almost everything was from the 1950s. Including our furnace. One bitterly cold winter night (of course!) the furnace died on us. In the…

Can you order online from Dollar Tree? Yes, even pregnancy tests!

Can you order online from Dollar Tree? Yes, even pregnancy tests!

Order Online from Dollar Tree Online My grandmother loved Dollar Tree. She and I could go there and poke around for hours. Even today, it reminds me of her. And I still go there often. However, she did not purchase Dollar Tree Pregnancy tests, lol. Or even order online from Dollar Tree. And I’m told…

Children’s Consignment Sales | How to Earn Hundred$ Selling your $tuff!

Children’s Consignment Sales | How to Earn Hundred$ Selling your $tuff!

Children’s Consignment Sales Within a week of the last JBF sale that I did, I had a check for almost $400 in my hot little hands. Woo-hoo! I’ve been consigning both my things and my kids’ things for over a decade. And, I spent a few years working in a kids’ consignment store. So I’ve…

BB’s Grocery Outlet | What is all the fuss about? Should you go?

BB’s Grocery Outlet | What is all the fuss about? Should you go?

BB’s Grocery Outlet I am a former extreme couponer. Back in the day, I was one of those crazy ladies who would get tons of stuff for free using coupons. Then, the TV show and social media ruined it. Too many people learned how to do it and companies closed the loopholes in coupon policies….

Saving Money? 100 Simple Spending Changes that you can make. Really.

Saving Money? 100 Simple Spending Changes that you can make. Really.

How to Save Money In a previous post, I told you about my friend whose family spends $1000 a month on restaurants and takeout. I’m still using her as my inspiration. Obviously, if they make some changes, they will see huge money savings in a short amount of time. But unless you have significant excess…

Save Money with the 52-week Savings Plan. (includes spreadsheets!)

Save Money with the 52-week Savings Plan. (includes spreadsheets!)

The 52 Week Savings Challenge Have you heard of the 52-Week Savings Challenge? It’s an easy and popular way to put away a little bit of mad money into a savings account. Maybe you want to redecorate but don’t have a lot of money. It started out as just a viral photo from Facebook and…