Frugal Friday: Making Choices

Frugal Friday making choices

It's Frugal Friday!  Each week, I'll share tips, encouragement, and practical ideas for living a frugal lifestyle.  This week, we'll take a look at making some choices that can help you stick to your budget and achieve your savings goals. If you have little kids, or if you've spent much time … [Read more...]

Kielbasa, Potatoes and Peppers

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Kielbasa, Potatoes and Peppers As a mom who works two full time jobs (yes, the site is a full-time job :) and has a family to take care of  - meal planning is essential. Here's one of my easy fast-five meals on the rotation.  I always have potatoes around and smoked sausage or kielbasa in the … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Almond Cookies with Cake Mix

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Snag those 50¢ boxes of Cake Mix (details HERE) ! You and your family will love these super simple and creative Fourth of July Almond Cookies with Cake Mix Super easy and look impressive to bake and take! Save Print Patriotic Fourth of July Almond Cookies from Cake Mix … [Read more...]

DIY Dishwasher Detergent: Easy to make and super frugal!

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

 DIY Dishwasher Detergent This DIY dishwasher detergent recipe was tested in my home for over a year, and I can recommend it: for cost, convenience, and effectiveness.  I love how, when I have this on hand, dishwasher soap is off my list of things I need to deal-hunt for! Most other recipes out … [Read more...]