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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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Frugal Living

7 Ways Growing Your Own Flowers Saves You Money

Not only are flowers pretty in the spring and summer months, but growing your own flowers saves you money in many different ways!

It’s Spring time, and it seems like there are sales on everything garden and flower related right now. All the flowers are very pretty, and planting them can be a fun activity to do with your family. You might think that growing flowers is just for fun or to add beauty to your yard, but did you know that growing your own flowers saves you money? It does! Growing your own flowers can save you money in many ways, helping you…

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Frugal Living

5 Things I Learned in Struggling with Money and Depression

I grew up in a poor family. I could still remember the days when I thought money was the biggest problem in the world. Back then, I would easily get worried if I saw my wallet was in thirst after spending on the most basic needs. It was a hard journey to get back on my feet, but there were several things that I learned. 5 Things I Learned in Struggling with Money and Depression: 1. You Need to Endure. …

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Frugal Family Fun, Frugal Living

21 Money Saving Tricks for Spring Break

Let’s all be honest here, Spring Break is quickly approaching. Many of us are trying to squeeze a Hawaii sized vacation into a theme park budget. Whether you’re planning last minute or are just looking for extra ways to save, here are 21 money saving tricks for spring break. 21 Money Saving Tricks for Spring Break: Everyone knows that checking all options before you book is a great money saving tip. (Dunhill Travel helps you save up to 70% on…

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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. Now, spring cleaning may not be at the top of your list, but did you know you can make money spring cleaning? That’s right! Just think of all the items that are not used worn, or outgrown in your house. Now think of the money you can make selling and/or trading them in! How to Make Money Spring Cleaning: 1.…

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Frugal Living, Ulta

Insider Tips to Save Money at Ulta (From a Former Employee)

I never understood my husband’s fascination with Lowe’s or Home Depot and the incessant need to walk around for hours on end looking at every single thing in the store, until I walked into Ulta. The bright lights, the vibrant colors, the smell of high end make-up and fragrances just sucked me right in, and that was just my first day working there! I helped open and worked at my local Ulta store while I was in college. At the…

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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

5 Home Budgeting Tips You Have Probably Never Heard Of

Have you had it enough of spending your hard-earned money on silly things such as cleaning products? I mean, they are just ridiculously expensive if you want to buy the really nice ones. Even if you try to cut down your cleaning budget by turning to their cheap alternatives, you will find out that even though you have saved some money the cleaning product is just not that good. I think it is ridiculous to pay such a big amount…

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Frugal Living

9 Reasons Why You Will LOVE Jane.com!

One of my favorite places to shop online is Jane.com! There are so many cute things every.single.day! Not to mention, the prices are so good. Once you start shopping at Jane.com, you will be hooked and here is why: 1. Low Prices. The frugal side of me loves that you never pay full price on Jane.com! NEVER! In fact, prices are sliced up to 60%! It makes shopping on any budget affordable. 2. Lula Roe Look-A-Like Clothing for Less! I’m sure…

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Back to School, Frugal Living

5 Fundraiser Ideas (that are actually fun)

Fundraiser are notoriously boring and not fun at all. Check out these five fundraiser ideas that are actually fun!

I’ve been there. Your child brings home yet another fundraiser, and this time it’s a mandatory fundraiser. You do like any parent, and call all your friends and family hoping they will help out so you don’t have to pay that fundraising fee. It’s frustrating, and isn’t really fun at all. I mean, who really wants to purchase five tubs of cookie dough from your child when you can get cookie dough for SUPER cheap with coupons and sales? And…

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