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Money-Saving Ideas

Tips, ideas, and resources to save more, spend less, and life a frugal life.

Read my completely honest review of Stitch Fix. Come see what my experience was like, what was in my box, and why I decided to send it all back. Yes, I told you it was honest! :)

My Completely Honest Experience With Stitch Fix

If everyday expenses, weekly bills, and monthly payments are taking control of your budget, you don`t want to miss this 31 Days Series to Radically Reduce Your Expenses. This is YOUR chance to finally reach your savings goals. Won`t you join us?

31 Days to Radically Reduce Expenses Intro

How to make 6 Chicken Crockpot Freezer Meals in 30 Minutes

Make 6 Slow Cooker Chicken Freezer Meals in 30 Minutes

How to Budget for Irregular Income - changing your approach to the budgeting formula. #TheBudgetMama #vlog | The Budget Mama

How to Budget for Irregular Income - The Budget Mama

This tip is pure GENIUS!! Never mess with trying to cut up a raw pumpkin again. I cannot believe more people aren't following these simple directions to cook pumpkins whole. So much easier and less time-consuming! You've got to try it!

My Crock Pot and Oven Pumpkin-Cooking Experiment

My sister, Gretchen, went to Target and got all of this for just $4.55 out of pocket! See how she did it, the prices she paid, and the coupons she used here:

Gretchen’s Target Shopping Trip: Spent $4.55 out of pocket!

To you like to shop at Target? The Target carthweel app is a great way to save money. Here's my five favorite ways to use the free app.

How I spent only $50 on Christmas - and was more generous then ever! Here are the step by step details on how I made it happen - and tips on how you can save BIG on Christmas too.

7 simple things you can do today to significantly cut your spending. Do you do all these things?

7 Simple Ways to Save Everyday

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Food prices keep climbing, and , so do the numbers in most of our families. Heres's some tips to make that dollar stretch a little further

How to Feed a Large Family on a Small Budget

Gretchen’s $57 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

Eating Real Food on a Food Stamp Budget - This is for anyone on a tight grocery budgets, both those on food stamps and those who are not.

Eating Real Food on a Food Stamp Budget

Too much month to your money? Find out what to do when your family budget is in crisis mode and how to firmly plant your feet on solid ground again.

What To Do When There Is Too Much Month To Your Money

How to eat beans every day for a week without getting bored. This one-week menu plan gives you not only a great variety of recipes, but the when and how of everything so it actually gets done!

How To Eat Beans Every Day For A Week Without Getting Bored

Gretchen’s $55 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan -- so inspiring!

Gretchen’s $55 Grocery Shopping Trip and Weekly Menu Plan

How to save money by making sure you are using every last drop of lotion found in these squeeze type bottles.

How To Use Up Lotions In Squeeze Bottles To The Last Drop

Great ideas! This mom spends less than $200 a month on groceries for 6! Includes her meal plans and shopping lists.

Bacon In My Pocket: No, we don't eat dog food around here.
  • Kelly Berg

    This blog post is from 2011. Prices have gone up in 3 years. Would love to know what her budget is now.