Frugal Living

Three Ways To Spend Less On Groceries

Food prices are high, that's for sure. Here's some good news: I have three things you can do today that will reduce your weekly grocery budget. #1: Budget your groceries, not just your cash. Budgeting groceries┬ámeans that you purchase enough food that, combined with what you have on hand, it should be sufficient to feed… Continue reading Three Ways To Spend Less On Groceries

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Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Amazon can be a really great place to find gifts, household supplies, home decor and even beauty items. I went through my purchases over the last couple of months and pulled some favorites to share with you. Everything is under $20 and most are in the $10-15 range. Aunt Life Magnetic Blocks - These are… Continue reading Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Frugal Living · Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + New Summer Recipes {7.25.22}

This week I have two new recipes that are perfect for all the delicious summer produce we're enjoying right now. My sister sent me a recipe for a BBQ chicken pizza with peaches, and I'll admit being a little skeptical about the idea. Trust me, it is delicious! The recipe linked in the menu below… Continue reading Menu Monday + New Summer Recipes {7.25.22}

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Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

Dollar Tree continues to be one of my favorite places to shop. I consistently find good deals on food and household supplies, which makes a big difference with rising prices everywhere. Here is a haul from one shopping trip that I did in July. This all came from one Dollar Tree, and it was a… Continue reading Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

Decor · Frugal Living

Small Bathroom Remodel: We Are Done!

Our main bathroom renovation is finished! Ready for all the details? We bought our home 10 years ago from a company that flipped it. They did a pretty good job, but the bathrooms were the places they took their short cuts. Five years ago we did phase one of the bathroom renovations with new flooring… Continue reading Small Bathroom Remodel: We Are Done!

Frugal Living · Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + How I’m Saving Money on Meat {7.11.22}

I love the convenience of grocery pickup, but at least once a month I pop into Ingles (grocery chain) at 8:00 AM and shop their marked down meat - those "meat manager specials" for things that are nearing their best by date. Recently I've purchased pork chops and a whole chicken for $.99/pound! I can… Continue reading Menu Monday + How I’m Saving Money on Meat {7.11.22}

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Dollar General Favorites: Better Deals Than Dollar Tree!

Now that Dollar Tree has increased their prices to $1.25, there are quite a few items that are a better deal at Dollar General. I walked around Dollar General this week and snapped pictures of things you can get at both stores, but that are only $1 at Dollar General. Here are a few of… Continue reading Dollar General Favorites: Better Deals Than Dollar Tree!

Frugal Living · Holidays

S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Here is a food gift idea that is perfect to give to anyone - a co-worker, neighbor, teacher, pet sitter or anyone else on your list. This is what I used for my basket: Everything you need for this basket can be purchased at Dollar Tree! I put it all in a festive tin with… Continue reading S’mores Gift Basket: Dollar Tree Gift Idea

Frugal Living · Holidays

Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Guide: $8-$40 {2021}

When it comes to Christmas shopping, I have two goals: 1) Complete all shopping by December 1st, and 2) Stick to my budget of $45 or less per person. There are already a lot of gift guides that have been rolled out by our favorite bloggers and influencers, but I believe that mine stands out… Continue reading Budget Friendly Christmas Gift Guide: $8-$40 {2021}