6 Secrets to finding extra money Hiding in your budget

6 Secrest to Finding Extra Money Hiding in Your Budget

I know how it is to live on a tight budget. My husband makes a good income, but we are a family of 8 soon to be 9. I have one that will begin several therapies soon, and he is also on a pretty strict diet. Money certainly doesn’t grow on trees, well at least I haven’t found that tree yet. It was only after writing out a budget and telling my money where to go, did I learn 6 big secrets. I’m here to share with you, my 6 Secrets to Finding Extra Money Hiding in your Budget!Read More

14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke

14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke

Well, I’m not really broke, but if we are going to save up for Disney, the money must come from Somewhere. The only thing I can really control is my grocery spending. We have cut back our spending just about everywhere else. This is the final frontier for our family. Time to tighten our belts and really save. It won’t be cheap to take a family of 9 to Disney World. Here are the 14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke that I’m going to make during this pay period.14 Dirt Cheap Dinners...
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2-Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti

2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

After my post about Pinterest 2-week meal planning, there were several questions, but the main one was how to make a frugal meal plan using Pinterest. I decided to accept the challenge and see what I could come up with to help not only my readers but our family as well. So I came up with 2- Weeks of Frugal Meals That Are NOT Spaghetti.2 week frugal meals that are not spaghetti

Where to start

I always start with the ads. Planning your menu based upon sales is always the cheapest way to create a…

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Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Before we get into the hows & whys of basic menu planning, let’s talk about the 4 scenarios when it comes to meals, and see where you fit.Hows & Whys of Basic Menu Planning

Mad Rush Mom

It’s 5 pm and you are leaving work. As you walk out to your car, you realize that when you get home you have to feed your kids, who are always hungry. You aren’t really sure what you have in your house to eat, so you stop by the grocery store, and it is packed! You start…

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