Recently took I over grocery shopping from my husband and I’ve developed a totally new grocery shopping philosophy to save money! I no longer believe in stocking up on every grocery sale available.
I recently changed my living situation and realized it was a great opportunity to price compare TV options and save money on my cable bill. Before the move, I was spending $120 for Google Fiber, which included 200+ channels, minus premium. Most of the shows I watch can be seen on their respective network’s website for free, and I never watch live TV unless it is a sporting event. Could I pull it off? Could I cancel cable and watch online for cheap TV? What about Hulu Plus, Netflix and an HD antenna? I went to work collecting pricing and the result was incredible.
How I saved $112 a month on my cable bill
Hi! My name is Heather and I’m addicted to selling my stuff to make money! I’m hooked after making $200+ bucks selling my clutter this week.
If you’re planning a spring break trip, need to come up with some money to pay your taxes or you’re trying to get out of debt, let me introduce (or reintroduce you) to your new best friend, eBay!
Here’s how to make money quickly with ebay for a trip, taxes or to treat yourself to something fun!
Easter is just around the corner, so it’s time to start planning your Easter crafts! There are tons of fun activities you can do with your kids that don’t involve dyeing Easter eggs. I love to do crafts with my nephew and the children I babysit for, and I look for new activities every year. Here are five fun and frugal Easter activities that I’m dying to try.
5 Frugal Easter Activities (more…)
I usually buy powder detergent in bulk on Amazon to save money. But we ran out last week and I ended up buying detergent pacs from the grocery store. They are pre-wrapped sacs of powder detergent so you never have to spill detergent again – but I suspect they are much more expensive that loose powder detergent and liquid detergent.
How much of a ripoff are detergent pacs? (more…)
The TLC reality show Extreme Cheapskates gives you an inside look at the most outrageously frugal people around. Recently, my twin sister told me I was a money hoarder, but my saving habits would be laughable to these extreme cheapskates. Many extreme cheapskates embarrass family members with their crazy saving techniques. They do everything from eating out of the trash to reusing tissues!
Here are 10 crazy ways Extreme Cheapskates save money. (more…)
Every evening when I prep my coffee pot for the next day I think, “There’s gotta be other uses for coffee grounds,” as I dump them into the compost bin. I asked around and scoured the internet to come up with this list of common – and not so common – coffee ground uses.
21 uses for coffee grounds
Tax filing has always overwhelmed my unorganized, non-analytical mind. I would spend several weekends digging through receipts, bank statements, credit card bills, and household expenses pulling my hair out, trying to gather the documents I needed, only to end up sitting in the accountant’s office not having x, y, or z.
In order to streamline the process, I have created a tax filing checklist for myself with the help of my accountant, so I’m sure I bring everything I need to my appointment.
Make tax filing as easy as possible, save time and keep more of your hard earned money by following this tax preparation checklist:
Shoes may not make the woman, but the right shoes can make your outfit complete. The wrong shoes, on the other hand, can spoil a great look. Purchasing the right shoes is much easier if you have an unlimited budget, but if you need to watch your budget, fitting out your shoe wardrobe can be a challenge.
However, there is no need to settle for cheap shoes simply in an attempt to save money. In fact, in many cases, going cheap can ultimately cost you more than your would otherwise have spent. Instead, by employing a few savvy strategies you can cut costs and still wear the latest styles of footwear. (more…)
Right now my bathroom is the bane of my existence. Our new house has almost zero counter space, and no wall cabinets! All my stuff is still in shoeboxes, and I’d prefer not to blow a wad of cash trying to remedy the situation. Even if you have the space, however, it can quickly become impossible to keep organized all those bottles and tubs and jars. This week in frugal organizing hacks, we’re working to bring some peace to your powder room.
Here are 8 frugal organizing hacks for your bathroom: (more…)