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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. I know I struggle to keep my 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 this list of frugal or free kids summer activities to help you keep your…

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Baby Deals, Frugal Living

5 Tips to Cloth Diaper on a Budget

Cloth diapers are a great way to save money when you have a baby. Many mothers get excited over the prospect of saving money on diapers and then they start shopping. Sticker shock hits hard when they start searching and find a USED cloth diaper selling for nearly $100. I have watched many give up the dream of cloth diapering after that. The good news is those diapers are special editions made for collectors not the everyday mom on a…

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Frugal Living, Sam's Club

10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Sam’s Club Membership Now

Thanks to Sam’s Club for sponsoring this post. All opinions are 100% my own. From the big icees on the cheap for my kids (hello Sam’s Club Cafe) to being able to purchase big containers of Nesquik and big jars of Jif Peanut Butter cheaper than on sale with coupons, I LOVE Sam’s Club! If you don’t have a Sam’s Club Membership, now is the perfect time to get one! 10 Reasons Why You Should Get a Sam’s Club Membership…

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Eating Out, Frugal Living, Papa John's

15 Ways to Save Money at Papa John’s {Never Pay Full Price for Pizza Again!}

Do you have a family pizza night? Before you hit "order" on that next pizza order, be sure to check out these ways to save at Papa John's so you never have to pay full price for a pizza again!

At my house, we LOVE pizza! In fact, Friday Nights are pizza nights are our house. We regularly order from Papa John’s Pizza. Ordering from a pizza place can cost more money than making pizza at home, but sometimes it’s about convenience. The convenience of ordering pizza and having my husband pick it up on his way home from work quickly had me figuring out how to save money at Papa John’s. I’m a quick learner and before long I not…

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Frugal Living

9 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel

My husband travels with work, and it can get quite pricey. Although the company he works for does reimburse him, we still have to pay for everything out of pocket first. Even though he has to travel for work and pay for a place to stay, we still have bills to pay. It can be hard to balance. Here are some ways we save money on business travel. 9 Ways to Save Money on Business Travel:  1. Get Hotel Rewards Cards. …

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Frugal Living, Gift Guides, Mother's Day

11 Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime

  Mother’s Day can be a special day for moms. I mean, what other day besides her birthday is she celebrated for everything she does? Plus, those adorable hand made cards from the kids make mom’s day! If your budget is tight this year, here are some Mother’s Day Gifts that don’t cost a dime! 11 Mother’s Day Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime:  1. Let her sleep.  Have you heard that quote “Let her sleep for when she wakes she will…

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Earning Money at Home, Frugal Living

9 Odd Jobs to Make Money

  Making money doesn’t seem to come easy to everyone these days. In fact, finding a job can be hard! Perhaps you are a stay at home mom and you want to make some cash. You may just need extra money to pay off some bills. No matter what, here are some odd jobs you can do to make money. 9 Odd Jobs You Can do to Make Money: 1. Uber. Although this scares me to death, I know there…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

15 Bathroom Items to Toss Right Now

The bathroom can be overlooked during spring cleaning. Here are 15 bathroom items to toss for a cleaner bathroom.

  In the midst of Spring Cleaning, one room a lot of people forget is the bathroom. It’s an easy spot to miss because the bathroom isn’t a place you think of when it comes to Spring Cleaning; however, there are quite a few bathroom items to toss. 15 Bathroom Items to Toss Right Now: 1. Expired Medications and Prescriptions.  Over the counter medications that are stored in the bathroom, but not used daily can easily go out of date…

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Frugal Living

Sneaky Ways to Save $50 a Month

Most people know they should be saving money, but many people struggle with this basic concept. It would be ideal to have a savings account with $5,000, but is that realistic? You have a family you need to buy food for and you also need to pay the bills. How do you save money, while doing all of this? The key to saving is to start. Here are sneaky ways to save $50 a month. Sneaky Ways to Save $50…

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Easter, Frugal Living

6 Things to Consider Before Getting Your Child a Bunny for Easter

A lot of children ask for a bunny for Easter. Before running out to purchase a bunny for Easter for your child, consider these 6 things.

Around Easter, a lot of kids ask for the Easter Bunny to bring them their own real life bunny. While bunnies are cute and fun, there are some things to consider before getting your child a bunny for Easter. For example, have you considered cost, eating habits, and training? There are a lot of other things to consider before getting your child a bunny for Easter. 6 Things to Consider Before Getting Your Child a Bunny for Easter:  1. Do…

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