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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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Frugal Living

How We Save an Additional $55 a Year on Vehicle Expenses

Learn how my husband spends 20 minutes each quarter and saves us $55 a year per vehicle!

It’s no secret that one way to keep your car running smoothly is to make sure you do regular checks and maintenance. One of those things includes oil changes at every 3,000 to 5,000 miles. A typical oil change can cost around $30 or more, depending on your vehicle and the area in which you live. I know the oil in our vehicles typically needs changed every quarter. Over the course of a year, that’s about $120 per vehicle! That…

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Father's Day, Frugal Family Fun, Frugal Living

7 Father’s Day Gifts That Don’t Cost a Dime

With a little creativity you can still show Dad how loved he is without spending a dime.

If you are running low on funds this Father’s Day season, you might feel as though there is nothing meaningful you can give Dad. But the truth is, with a little creativity you can still show Dad how loved he is without spending a dime. Sound too good to be true? Take a look below at 7 Father’s Day gifts that don’t cost a dime. You might just be pleasantly surprised at how frugal Father’s Day gift giving can be!…

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Frugal Living

14 {Budget Friendly} Graduation Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year again when 17 and 18 year olds all over the country are finishing up their last few days of school, and preparing to graduate from high school. You may have friends or family members that fall into that category this year, and are planning to attend their graduation ceremony. If so, graduation gifts are customary but you don’t have to break the bank to get a nice gift. When picking out a graduation gift, try…

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Frugal Living

How We Save $180 a Year {with LITTLE Effort!}

Could you use a little extra wiggle room in your budget? Or are you wanting to save for a Disney Vacation, Cruise, or other fun event? If so, I’m going to let you in on a little secret on how we save $180 a year with VERY LITTLE EFFORT! In fact, we’ve been doing it for EIGHT years now!   So, do you want me to let you in on the little secret of how I’m able to save $180 a…

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Coupon 101, Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

15 Must Have Money Saving Mobile Apps

Get these 15 money saving mobile apps to save even more on your groceries, household essentials, and even clothes!

Nowadays with technology, it’s easier than ever to save money! There are quite a few money-saving mobile apps that give you rebates when you purchase certain items, points when you scan a receipt or walk into a store, and many other rewards. Over the past year, my savings has went up due in part to money saving mobile apps. Here are fifteen I use weekly and I feel are a “must have” for any couponer or money-saving-mama. 😉 1. Ibotta…

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Frugal Living, Target

How to Save the MOST Money at Target

Target is one of my favorite stores to shop! I mean, what’s not to love about Starbucks, a dollar spot, and all the deals in ONE PLACE?? It took me a while to learn how to get the best deals at Target. Now that I have figured it out, I just can’t stop. I mean, Starbucks and freebies?! I just can’t contain my excitement when I can get a trip in to Target. 😉 Now that I’ve learned how to…

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For the Home, Frugal Living

Don’t toss that in the trash!

Here is a simple tip that you can put into practice to save some money on your fresh produce! The next time you buy green onions may be your last (for a while at least!) When you chop the root ends off your green onions, stick them in a small glass container or cup with a little water in it and place them in your kitchen window. You will have new onions sprouting out in no time ready to be…

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DIY Projects, Frugal Living, Holiday Crafts, Kid's Crafts, Valentine's Day

DIY Valentine’s Banner

Omigosh it’s already time for Valentine’s day decor?!  Don’t fret! I have the perfect little naptime craft project that ALL moms and Target-lovers will L-O-V-E! 🙂 (I will spare you for now all about how this banner may as well be my own personal Valentine from my heart directly to Target because of how much I adore that place. It’s basically my “gym membership” except by “gym” I mean “place I can wear workout clothes to and sip a latte while…

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Frugal Living

“Date Night on a Dime”

If you’re in a stage in your life where you seem to be overwhelmed by kids, sleepless nights, spit up, homework, and just day-to-day duties that leave little time to spend with your spouse, you need a date night. I know what you’re thinking, “but money is tight. ” Yes, but you don’t have to spend a lot of money to have a date night. I am super excited, honored, and still in disbelief to be featured on The Laundry…

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