A few months ago, I was pretty frustrated with our financial situation. Despite my husband having received quarterly raises this year and me getting more jobs through my photography business … Continue readingHow We Saved $1000 in 100 Days
In case you’re just tuning in, my household is currently in the middle of trying to save $1000 in 100 days, a challenge I created to stretch my frugal muscles … Continue readingMoney Saver #2: Ask for the Discount (esp. on Medical Bills!)
As I mentioned earlier this week, we’re working on clearing out our freezer and cooking up meals from our pantry in order to keep our grocery budget at $250 for … Continue readingSecret Family Recipe: Open-Faced Tuna Sandwiches (A Quick Meal From the Pantry!)
Last week, I announced our intention of adding $1000 to our emergency fund over the next 100 days. Now, for some families, this wouldn’t be too much of a stretch, … Continue readingMoney Saver #1: Tackling the Freezer
Meal plans and I have somewhat of a hot/cold relationship—when I’m in the depths of planning meals regularly, I’m REALLY devoted to the practice (and eager to share all the … Continue readingHow I Meal Plan (+ A Month’s Worth of Meal Plans)
I’ve always prided myself on being a frugal person; I’ve been the “crazy coupon lady,” I’ve done the “no-spend” month thing, and after several people asked, I did a whole … Continue readingGrocery Store Face-Off: Which Grocery Store Will Save YOU the Most Money?
With only one income and a new mortgage payment to worry about, our budget lately has been tighter than ever, which has forced me to dig even deeper to … Continue reading7 Ways I’ve Been Saving Money Lately