Frugal Friday: 10 Things You Can Make Yourself and Save Money

Do-it-yourself-ness isn’t always the cheapest way to go. But, there are many, many things that you can do or make yourself in order to save some money. Oftentimes, this can also be a form of entertainment or other creative outlet, so it results in dual-purpose economizing. Here are ten simple and frugal DIY ideas: 1. […]

A Great Coupon Resource

I’m so enjoying my Entertainment Book. I’ve redeemed several coupons at Ralphs grocery store, my local Kroger affiliate. Those alone have paid for the book. And though the book is filled with great local restaurants, businesses, and attractions, it also features plenty of nationwide chains such as El Pollo Loco, Subway, Blockbuster, Bed, Bath, and […]

A CVS Primer for July 19-25 (Lots More Free School Supplies)

This past week was a good one at CVS. I was able to get all these items for free after ECBS. I’m looking forward to “rolling” my Extra Care Bucks next week on more office/school supplies. If you’re new to shopping CVS, check out the following primer for the low down on how to make […]

Grocery Geek Presents: Surprising Deals

This week was a shocker to me. I didn’t expect much from the grocery stores based on what I saw in the ads, but when all was said and done, I came out pretty good. First up, Ralphs on Tuesday night. They had a sale ending, so I thought I’d take advantage of it since […]

Got a Move On?

Moving? Yeah, me, too. I think it’s the fifth move we’ve made in twelve years. It’s always exciting in some respects: new start, new place, new people. But, somewhere in between old and new, I find myself overwhelmed and saying, “We are NEVER doing this again.” Yeah, uh-huh. One thing that has always been helpful […]

Frugal Friday: The Cost of Being Frugal

Most people, when the word frugal comes to mind, may think about all that it will gain them. And it’s true. There are huge benefits to being wise with your money. Reducing or eliminating debt, saving for a rainy day, saying no to some good things in order to enjoy better things, educating your children, […]

Mom Deals This Week

Keep your eyes open, and good deals are sure to come your way. Some highlights from our past week include: – Free Chick-Fil-A – no, we didn’t dress as cows, like last year. Instead, last month our local Chick-Fil-A featured “Come Back Day.” If we saved our receipt from that visit, they would give us […]

CVS Primer – July 12- 18

It’s been awhile since I’ve darkened the doors of CVS. The sales just haven’t been that great, and we’ve been living off our stockpile. But looking at this week’s ad from my Friday’s mail, I see that they are featuring lots of school supplies — for free! If you’re new to shopping CVS, check out […]