How to Save Money on Gas

Fuel isn’t cheap. It’s not unusual for prices to go up substantially overnight. But, there is some good news in all of this. There are several easy ways to save money on gas. Here’s how… Plan Efficient Trips One of the best ways to keep your gas budget in check is to avoid driving more […]

5 Resources to Price Check your Purchases

Welcome to the world of where we can buy almost ANYTHING that we want, at any point in time.    Out and about and want to stop at a store to do some shopping?  Easy, as it isn’t difficult to find stores that are open 24/7.  Wanting to do some shopping in the comfort of […]

4 Homemade Cleaning Products That Work

4 Homemade Cleaning Products That Work

Homemade cleaning products are typically safer to use and less expensive to make. If you’ve never tried them, there’s seriously no better time to start. Here are four possible options to consider. Toilet Bowl Cleaner While it’s probably tempting to reach for bleach when your toilet needs cleaning, try using white vinegar and baking soda […]

4 Reasons to Shop at ALDI

4 Reasons to Shop at ALDI

Scores of people love to shop at ALDI, which opened its first US location in 1976. Over the years, that number has grown to almost 2,000 stores. Here are four reasons to consider shopping the increasingly popular chain. Tip – Watch for seasonal clearance items (hint hint). There are some amazing deals! Low Prices ALDI […]

10 Ways to Saving for a Down Payment on a Home

10 Ways to Saving for a Down Payment on a Home

10 Ways to Saving for a Down Payment on a Home Saving up to get your own home is not as easy as everyone thinks. Some of those who can truly afford say it’s a piece of cake. But for most families, it’s always been up and down over the years trying to save for […]

Store Clearance is best time to buy!

Store Clearance is best time to buy!

  Who doesn’t love deals? I happened to get an email right before I was leaving to get groceries. Guess what! It was 50% off clearance price at Meijer! So guess where I went? It was on toys and clothes. I also found some great deals on a couple separate baby items. I can never […]

How I spend only $50 on my child for Christmas…

  What is your budget per kid for Christmas? Well at my house it is $50! You may think this is crazy and such a small amount considering electronics and such. Not so crazy if you think about it and plan ahead. Who waits till the month before Christmas to shop? Well, I don’t! I […]

Ways to Save Money if you are Starting Out

Ways to Save Money if you are Starting Out

Everyone wants to save money these days. I needed to for my daughter pictured above. It is hard starting out, but don’t be discouraged. I started out making small changes and did one at a time. Here are some of the ways I have saved money for my family living on one income. Make your […]