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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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Frugal Living, Home Management Tips

15 Old Fashioned Ways to Save a Dollar

Need to save more on your monthly expenses?? Try one of these 15 ways to easily save more!

There seem to be many theories on how to best save a buck. And while many money fads may come and go, some of the oldest ideas are still the best and most effective. Take a look below at 15 old fashioned ways to save a dollar that you can try. These old fashioned ways are tried and true tips that people have been using for decades, and yet they still seem to get the job done. Take a peek…

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7 Affordable Home Upgrade Projects

Seven creative ideas to give your house a facelift without shelling out the big bucks.

Full-on, down-to-the-studs home remodels can cost thousands of dollars, and if you’re anything like us, the thought of shelling out that much money makes you wince. The good news is that it’s still possible to give your abode a noticeable facelift without going broke-it just requires a little creativity. From adding plants to installing a basic shelf, add some of these affordable home upgrade projects to perk up your property. 7 Affordable Home Upgrade Projects:  1. Freshen Up the Kitchen.…

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