Frugal Living

Back to School Saving Tips and Hacks

Back to School Saving Tips and Hacks

Back to school season is here, so you need to be planning ahead and preparing your budget! This will be my first year to have a school aged child! Kindergarten here we come! Since I’m all about the budget, and paying off debt, I can […]

Tips for Shopping Prime Day Deals 2019

Tips for Shopping Prime Day Deals 2019

Amazon Prime Day is here and…it’s two days now?! It starts TODAY, July 15th, and the deals will be insane for a full 48 hours! If you’re like me, you’re probably wondering if the deals are really worth the hype. Amazon Prime Day is bigger […]

How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

How to Have a Successful Garage Sale

We made a nice chunk of change at our recent garage sale! In fact, we made almost $2,000! A garage sale is a great way to fund your moving expenses, make extra cash fast, or save your first $1,000 for your starter emergency fund. My […]

How to Cut Down Expenses on the Family Budget

How to Cut Down Expenses on the Family Budget

We have cut down over $8,000 OF EXPENSES OVER THE LAST SIX MONTHS! It’s almost unbelievable. What were we even doing?! Once we started cutting down little expenses, it became easier to find more ways to cut and save in the budget. Related: How to […]

Broken Crayon Silicone Mold Craft for Kids

Broken Crayon Silicone Mold Craft for Kids

I don’t know about you, but kid activities can be a serious budget buster around here! That’s why I love the challenge of finding the perfect fun and frugal craft idea to do with our kids. We are in the process of moving right now, […]

How to Save Money on Kid’s Clothing

How to Save Money on Kid’s Clothing

We have three kids age 5 and under, so naturally I’m always trying to find ways to save money on kid’s clothes! I am constantly reorganizing the dresser drawers in order to find anything that fits! And when nothing does, it’s time to shop. Don’t […]

Affordable Self Care Ideas for Busy Moms

Affordable Self Care Ideas for Busy Moms

I don’t know about you, but I’m feelin’ 22. Be that as it may, I’m 33 now! I am loving my 30s so far. I feel very blessed for my family, friends, and the opportunities I’ve had in this crazy life. As I’ve gotten busier, […]

How to Save Money by Growing Your Own Food

How to Save Money by Growing Your Own Food

I am beyond excited to feature this fantastic money saving tip from my college roommate and bestie for the restie!  Whitney is a Licensed Professional Counseler, currently rocking the stay at home mom gig and still finds time to run a popular craft biz!  You […]

Best Personal Finance Apps 2019

Best Personal Finance Apps 2019

Do you prefer a personal finance app over a paper and pen budgeting method? Then you might be looking for the best personal finance apps to help organize and manage your finances! Look no further, I have listed the best personal finance apps in every […]

Living Frugally: 50 Frugal Living Tips and Ideas

Living Frugally: 50 Frugal Living Tips and Ideas

What does it mean to be frugal? I used to think living frugally was the same as living cheaply or living stingy. This just isn’t true! Frugal living is living with less stuff, less clutter, less stress, and more freedom! In fact, most people that […]