frugal living


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With wedding season in full swing, you might be thinking of your special someone. Watching someone walk down the aisle is likely to bring up some of your own beautiful memories. Since love is in the air, check out this anniversary date idea flowchart from ProFlowers that will lead you to your perfect date! All of the different ways to celebrate are sure to give you some romantic inspiration. It also has 52 date ideas listed below with options for everyone […]

Date Ideas Flowchart


5 Ways I saved money last month - and how you can, too! 25 comments
I have to confess…I didn’t go out of my way much to save money last month.  I just tried to live frugally overall.  I had to really think about what I did to save in April!     This post contains affiliate links.   Fortunately, saving money has become so ingrained, it’s generally just a way of life.  The kids are tuned in as well, and are always willing to share with me an opportunity they find for savings.  It’s […]

5 Ways We Saved Money Last Month



10 Free Mother's Day Printables 7 comments
Mother’s Day is the perfect time to show Mom how much you care.  For those living on a budget, it can be nice to have some frugal Mother’s Day gift ideas.  Sometimes, the simplest of gestures can mean the most. A fun, easy way to deliver your message is through a handwritten card.  It’s also so frugal, and you know I’m a big fan of anything that fits within the budget!     Writing something by hand shows that you have taken time […]

Frugal Mother’s Day Gift Ideas (FREE Printables)


How to save even MORE money - with Groupon Coupons! 8 comments
Disclosure – This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are mine.             As you know, I’m all about saving money.  I’ve mentioned many different ways that I save money, from utility bills, to vacationing, to grocery shopping.  I’ve specifically mentioned using Groupon many times as well.  I thought I was an expert!  And then I discovered that I can save even more money with Groupon Coupons.   What??  How did I not know about this […]

Save Even MORE Money with Groupon Coupons



5 Ways we Saved Money In March - 14 comments
Well, another month has gone by.  My family had a lot of fun in March, as we took our first mini vacation of the year.  It was desperately needed.  We’d spent all of February and half of March sick with variations of the flu, strep throat, and colds – each multiple times!  I consider it a tender mercy, a mini miracle, that we were all feeling well the weekend we went away.  We still managed to save money in march […]

5 Ways We Saved Money in March (You can Do ...