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11 Money Saving Coffee Hacks

This is a guest post from Valentina Wilson of Bestdebtconsolidation.org. Going out for a coffee? Try these 11 money saving hacks! Are you having an affair with caffeine? So, if you are going out often to have a splendid time with caffeine, you may end up hurting your wallet! According to a Yahoo! Finance report, buying a $4 latte everyday means you’ll eventually be spending $1,460 by the end of the year! To maintain a long-term healthy relationship with caffeine,…

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Frugal Family Fun, Frugal Living, Summertime Activities

55 Frugal or FREE Kids Summer Activities

It’s summertime, which means the kids are adjusting from the school routine to a more lax routine and can get a little bored. It’s easy to keep young children occupied with things like the Boo Boo Song, but I struggle to keep my older kids occupied without breaking the bank. Let’s face it, it’s not possible to take the kids skating, bowling, and to a movie each week without busting your budget. . . . or can you? Check out…

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Earning Money at Home, Frugal Living

Make Money Spring Cleaning

Spring is a great time to open up the windows to get some fresh air, and do some spring cleaning. Whether you hire a company to come and clean your office or you clean your house yourself, cleaning is essential. Cleaning your house is also a good opportunity to assess whether there is room for everything in your house, or whether a de-clutter is needed to get rid of things. If you’re running out of space to keep everything you…

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Baby Deals, Frugal Living

15 Ways to Save Money on Diapers

It’s no secret that babies can be expensive. One of the most expensive items are diapers; however, they’re a necessity. Since diapers are a necessity, there are two choices. You can either (1) switch to cloth diapers to save some money, or (2) learn how to save money on diapers. Since I am not an expert on cloth diapers, you can read more about how to use them here. If cloth diapers just aren’t for you (they weren’t for me…

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Amazon, Baby Deals, Frugal Living, Target, Toys R Us, Walmart

5 Stores to Transfer Your Babies R Us Baby Registry To

If you have a Babies R Us Baby Registry, chances are it won’t be around for much longer. With Toys R Us/Babies R Us closing, it means Baby Registries will be shut down as well. Babies R Us and Toys R Us have shut down the website and are not taking online orders, which means you won’t be able to purchase some of the larger items online, or possibly finish getting the items on your Babies R Us Baby Registry. The…

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Frugal Family Fun, Frugal Living

4 Genius Tips to Save Money on Spring Break

Spring is here, which means warmer days for some fun in the sun and a break from school! Just because the kids are out of school, doesn’t mean that you have to break the bank to keep the kids entertained on a big Spring Break trip. If you’re wanting to take a small trip to get out of town for a couple of days, read below for some tips on how to save money on Spring Break! 4 Genius Tips…

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Frugal Living, Halloween

6 Killer Ways to Save Money on Halloween Treats

It’s Halloween and that means costumes, candy, and Trick-or-Treating. According to a recent article from CNBC, the average consumer is expected to spend $86.13 per person for Halloween. For a family of four, that ends up costing $344.52! I’m sure that includes all of the treats to send for classroom parties, candy for Trick-or-Treating, and costumes. Nevertheless, it’s still quite a chunk to spend right before the holidays. If you’re wanting to send treats to school and hand out Halloween…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

11 Seriously Amazing Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

I am a coffee drinker. In fact, my husband knows that if my Keurig is on and I’m still a little grumpy to fix another cup of coffee and bring it to me. If you love coffee like me, then I’d certainly recommend that you have a look at a site like The Full Moon Cafe if you are looking to read the latest reviews, guides, and facts about the best drink on the planet. Of course there are a…

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Frugal Living

6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill

Cooler weather is here and for much of the country, it will only get cooler as we head into the end of the year. Heating costs can be one of the largest bills that a family can have in their budget which means that if you live in an area where it gets incredibly cold each winter, you might be concerned about how to keep your heating bills manageable while keeping your family warm at the same time. Investing in…

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Back to School, Frugal Living

Should You Pack Your Child’s Lunch Or Let Them Buy at School?

As our kids head back to school, a lot of us will face the question as to whether we should have them pack their lunch or if we should just let them buy. Believe it or not, from a financial standpoint, you may find yourself in a situation where it’s better to actually let them buy. In most cases though, letting them pack is best. Let’s take a look at which works best for different types of budgets. First and…

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