37 ways to bust summer boredom - fun balloon and bubble activities

Summer Fun with Balloons and Bubbles

Frugal Living|Kids|Tips
Banish Summertime Boredom with Balloons and Bubbles! Summer is here and these activities will come in handy! We've put together a list of 37 of our favorite balloon and bubble activities. We know  you'll find just the right one for a hot afternoon or for when you need to have an EASY planned activity ready. The best part about most of these activities is that they require only a few materials and they can be purchased on a tight budget. I have been busy planning scout and... Read this post

How to Freeze Pineapple

Frugal Living|Simple Money Saving Tips
Did you score some cheap pineapple? I took advantage of a sale and picked up 6 fresh pineapples! Now, my family is big on fresh fruit (it's probably more than 50% of our grocery budget), but still, 6 pineapple is a lot of paradise to consume in just... Read this post
5 tips to help you shop smart at Costco

5 Tips to Help You Shop Smart at Costco

Frugal Living|Simple Money Saving Tips|Wise
Shopping at Costco: When & What to Buy Who doesn't love shopping at Costco?  Go ahead... raise your hand.  I don't see any hands.  Why?  Because everyone loves hanging out at Costco!  That is, until you check out and pay.  :)  I believe... Read this post
25 ideas to throw a fun, yet frugal, themed birthday party

25 Frugal and Cheap Birthday Party Theme Ideas

Frugal Living|Kids|Family
It’s time to throw a birthday party that your child will never forget. However, you don’t want your wallet to suffer long after the presents are unwrapped and dishes are done. Check out these 25 cheap birthday party theme ideas, and bookmark several... Read this post

Five Steps to Creating a Simple Budget & Sticking to It!

Simple Money Saving Tips|Budgeting|Wise
Trying to manage your finances without a budget is like trying to find directions in new city without a map, GPS, or smartphone! AKA: BASICALLY IMPOSSIBLE!  Creating a monthly budget is a necessary step in taking full control of your finances.... Read this post

Shopping at Kohl’s: Tips, Tricks, & Coupon Codes

Kohl's|Tips
Kohl's is one of my favorite places to shop! You can save loads of money at Kohls, if you know how to play their game! Read below for the full instructions and make sure you go check out hte most recent Kohl's Coupon Codes and Deals! #1 - Use Kohl's... Read this post

Save Money at Disney

Frugal Living|Simple Money Saving Tips|Disney
How to Save Money at Disney Who loves Disney? Who wants a family vacation? Who is ready to make memories to last a lifetime? Now here's the question that really matters, Who wants to Save Money at Disney? As you know, Disney isn’t cheap, but it can... Read this post

Frugal Girls’ Night Ideas

Awesome|Frugal Living
A happy mom is a better mom! So, I recently decided that I need to start planning to have a girls' night once a month. The idea is to create a reason to get together and provide opportunity to relax, interact, and connect. It is therapeutic and fun! Everyone... Read this post

3 Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Freebie|Frugal Living|Wealthy
Originally posted April 2013... I'm happy to report that by the time our house was finished (man, that took forever), and our financing went through, my score was high enough to qualify us for a great interest rate!  It was nice having Credit Sesame... Read this post
How I use chores to keep my kids motivated and on task. Advice from a mother of 8.

Parenting Tip: How I Use Chores to Keep My Kids Motivated

Frugal Living|Kids|craft
As a mother of 8, I'm continually on the look out for new... Read this post

How to Save Money at the Grocery Store Without Using Coupons

Frugal Living
So as we addressed before, many of you don't use coupons anymore... in fact, we don't use coupons like we used to either.  BUT that doesn't mean we don't love to save money!    Aside from watching the sales, there is another easy strategy you can... Read this post
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