Save Money

One way we have failed as parents is not saving for our kids’ college education. UGH! We’ve done so much right but we get a fat F when it comes to this. Thankfully, we are debt free, with the exception of our home. The next few months will be spent saving as much as we [...]

So, here I am, a stay at home mom. I’m 48 and I do chores to earn money. My husband set it up this way because, in the real world, you don’t get money just for fun. You have to work for it. It looks something like this: Make a meal $3 Do dishes $2 [...]

We are creatures of habit. We get used to our routines and often don’t take time to reconsider what is best for our bottom line. I was recently prompted to re-evaluate our regular routines and explore ways to save money when grocery shopping. Coupons used to be my thing. I had the big Coupon Binder [...]

The Stuff To Save Money For Printable saves the day! When we moved into our new (to us) home, the project list was endless. There was so much to do and we wanted to get it all done right away. We want it ALL. We want it NOW! We live in an instant gratification society [...]

It sounds ridiculous! A gym membership is usually the first to go when you implement cost saving measures. After all, you can always go for a walk or run. There ARE ways to stay in shape without paying the big bucks month after month for a gym membership. BUT what if I told you a [...]

We’ve moved twice in six months. Seriously! Are we nuts? The short story is: we sold our home and moved into an apartment while we looked for a new home, found one and moved in. I think that’s the shortest story I’ve ever told! With two moves in a short amount of time, we discovered how to [...]

You have a Birthday Party to attend and walk into the card store to hunt for the perfect Birthday card. You turn the card over to discover those tiny little numbers proclaiming your chosen card is $4.95. Say What? Homemade cards are the bee’s knees but, if you don’t have time to create homemade, we [...]