5 Frugal Myths Busted

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Maybe you’ve been trying to live a frugal lifestyle for a while but you don’t feel like you’re saving any money, or maybe you’re so stressed out about saving money that you’re not enjoying life. Some of the advice you’ve read may be misleading. Let us bust these five frugal myths for you! 1. Always buy in bulk You followed this advice and now you have a guest room full of dry pasta, toilet paper, and garbage bags. Buying in {Read More}

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How to Have a Game Night on a Budget

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If you walk through the game aisle at your local superstore, you may get the impression that your board games just aren’t cool if you don’t update them every few years. Game night can get expensive if you buy a new game every week! Use these tips during your next game night to save your budget. Snacks and drinks If you order pizza or Chinese in, you’re looking at a minimum of $20 to $30. Instead, make pizza together as {Read More}

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5 Unique and Frugal Date Night Ideas

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Finally! Your mom, a friend, or a trusted babysitter has offered to take the kids for a night while you and your hubby hit the town for a night out. But, since you can’t find anything in your budget, you end up staying in or doing something neither of you really cares for. Don’t let this be you! Use these 5 fun date night ideas to make your next date one to remember. Have an adventure…or at least pretend to {Read More}

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How to Season and Care for Your Cast Iron

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Whether you want to make cornbread, a pineapple upside down cake, or steaks that rival the local steakhouse’s offerings, cast iron is where it’s at. Lots of people shy away from cast iron because they think that it requires lots of time and maintenance. Once you know the secrets of caring for cast iron, it’s simple! Seasoning Your Cast Iron Cast iron doesn’t come to you in its best form. It’s a lot like wine in that way—it gets better {Read More}

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Make Extra Money Selling Stock Photography

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Photography can be a great way to bring in some extra money if you’re handy with a camera! Companies and individuals use stock photography (photos that are sold to multiple people) for brochures, books, websites, and more. The best part about it is that you can build up your potential income by taking more and more photos! I personally have made a little income, and continue to do so selling stock photography on Dreamstime. If this sounds like an opportunity {Read More}

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Top Secrets for Living on One Income

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You’re ready to make the jump to being a stay-at-home parent, but you’re not quite sure how you’ll make it on one income. Staying at home with your children can require some financial sacrifice, but the emotional rewards are well worth it. Use these tips in your preparation to become a stay-at-home parent! Get Rid of the Credit Cards If you’re carrying multiple credit cards, you’re spending money on interest that you should be putting in savings. Transfer to a {Read More}

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