An enormous amount of our belongings are used. For a lot of things, we try to purchase used before we buy new. It saves lots of money and helps avoid waste. We buy used at thrift stores, consignment stores, and auctions. We’ve gotten tons of hand-me-downs from relatives too, which is awesome. If you’re not […]
There are all kinds of ways to save money. You can save money by paying attention to little things like unplugging appliances when you’re not using them. If you’re really serious about saving big money, though, you need to look at ways to trim your biggest expenses. So, I’m sharing the 5 biggest ways to […]
I’m all about having fun without spending tons of money. This is mostly because we’ve never had tons of money to spend on entertainment, but let me tell you: we still have tons of fun! We don’t go out that often and when we do, we usually do free things or use coupons (Groupon usually […]
We are on a tight budget this summer, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun! You can spend tons of money on entertainment if you want, but there are so many free things to do if you keep your eyes open for them. I think it’s really good to keep a big list (like […]
It’s heating up out there folks! There’s a month or two in between the winter freeze and summer heat where we hardly run the furnace or the air conditioning. Well, that time is over and we are running the A/C at our house. There are some easy ways to save money on your utility bills […]
We’ve had to come up with some creative ways to save on prescriptions because we haven’t had insurance or we’ve had a really high deductible.
Food is a huge chunk of everyone’s budget. It’s also a variable expense (you have some control over it) unlike a mortgage or car payment which are the same amount every month. So, of course, if you’re looking to save some money, food expenses are the first place to start!
Isn’t it so interesting to see what people spend their money on? One of my favorite places to shop is Sam’s Club. First, they have the little restaurant area where you can get a giant piece of pizza and a drink for, like, $2. You really can’t beat that kind of a deal. Plus, you […]
It’s cold. We have a high of 10 degrees coming up in our weather forecast. 10. At the “warmest” it will be 10 degrees. It’s nothing too newsworthy in Michigan, but it still is not my favorite thing to see in the weather forecast. Anyways, our furnace will be running a lot and we will […]