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.
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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…)
I will do just about anything to fight a cold or flu and to avoid the doctor’s office. Not only will I save money by staying healthy, but time and inconvenience as well. In general, I like to avoid traditional medicines and have compiled a list of natural cold remedies with a little help from our Facebook friends.
Natural ways to fight cold and flu season
With Valentine’s day just around the corner I’ve been indulging my love of jewelry by visiting tons of discount jewelry websites. There are so many options to choose from but it’s hard to differentiate from good quality sites and scams. Here is a list of 12 websites that offer great deals on everything from costume to designer jewelry.
12 Best Websites to Find Inexpensive and Discounted Jewelry (more…)
If you are at the starting line of a healthier life, or have simply veered off course, a food calorie counter app is a great first step. There are several weight loss apps, exercise trackers and online food journals to choose from. We scoured the interwebs and found the best of the best for what you need.
Best free calorie counter apps to live healthy
Walmart is a great place to score deals. They have everything from groceries to electronics at very low prices. The problem is that this one-stop shopping destination can make it hard to stay on budget. Here are some tips that will help you score even sweeter deals at Walmart.
Here are 6 ways to save at Walmart. (more…)
Having lost 50 pounds in 2013 but not yet being at my goal, I’ve come to a budget dilemma. My clothes don’t fit but I don’t want to spend buckets of money on a new wardrobe that will be too big another 2 months.
Changing sizes is expensive, but no one wants to look frumpy on their weight loss journey. I’m learning a thing or two about how to stretch the budget while I shrink my waistline, and since losing weight is the #1 New Year’s Resolution for 2014, and one of my resolutions as well, I thought it was a good time to share my tips with you.
How to shop for stylish clothes without breaking the bank so you can look fantastic throughout your entire weight loss journey.
If you made “work out more often” one of your New Year’s resolutions (and maybe not for the first time), then you’re already well aware that there are enough hurdles to jump. Motivation? Time? Can’t find the perfect yoga pants? I know, sister, and I feel your pain. And of course, money! Gym memberships, class fees, purchasing equipment, not to mention that I’d pay just about anything if I ever found the perfect pair of yoga pants. But it doesn’t have to be that way! If money’s one of your hurdles, here are some ideas to clear it.
10 ways to work out on a budget: (more…)
During this time of rising healthcare costs, insurance deductibles and copays, many families are now required to shoulder more of the financial burden associated with their healthcare related expenses, including their prescription drugs. LowestMed is an app that can help with that. The free LowestMed app and discount card gives you the ability to view and compare drug prices at supermarkets and pharmacies in your neighborhood. (more…)