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10 Fun Things to do this Summer for Under $10

Only have 10 bucks to spend this weekend? You still have options! We often mistakenly equate summer fun with expensive […]

Cheap Recipe of the Week: Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

A few small substitutions make chocolate chip cookies accessible to those following a gluten-free diet and/or dairy free diet. I […]

Top 10 Healthy Budget Foods

Check out my top 10 list of the most budget friendly healthy foods to always have on hand in your […]

10 Tips for Saving Money on your Summer Roadtrip

  Nothing says summer more than a fun road trip. Even though road trips are considerably cheaper than flying, they […]

Best Retail Store Freebies

We all love shopping, however, more often than not our budget tends to disagree with our desires. Luckily, various stores […]

Free makeup application at Sephora

If you have been to any upscale mall or shopping center in the past few years, you have probably walked […]

Fantastic Restaurant Freebies

  I recommend cooking at home the majority of the time as it is not only healthier for you, but […]

Top 10 Natural Apple Cider Vinegar Remedies

Apple cider vinegar is one of the most affordable natural remedies in the world. This amazing product can be used […]

Budget Friendly Recipe of the Week: Spicy Quinoa Vegetable Mix

Here’s my recipe for a great affordable healthy lunch using only a few simple ingredients. Quinoa is one of the […]

Money Saving Tip of the Week: Free Movie Rental at Redbox

Redbox is a great alternative over purchasing movies On Demand. You have to wait a bit longer for the new […]

10 Cheap Things to do this 4th of July

  4th of July doesn’t always have to involve a pricey out of town vacation. You can still have fun […]

Money Tip of the Week: Reuse Coffee

Reuse half your coffee grinds in your reusable K-Cup (I use the Solofill Cup) for your second cup of coffee. […]

Skip Overpriced Coffee: Save Money at Home with a Keurig

I never drank coffee until a family member bought me a Keurig Coffee machine for Christmas. At first, I planned […]

10 Strategies for Reducing your Summer Energy Bills

Many of us are shocked when we see our first summer air conditioning bill! After the harsh winter heating bills, […]

10 Tips for Shopping on a Budget

We all love shopping, however, sometimes it is hard when you are on a strict budget. You don’t want to […]