Month: April 2017

10 Ways To Save On Cleaning Supplies

Don’t you hate it when you click on a very appealing blog title only to find the obvious? Me too. I’ve been working on cutting my cost around the house and I want to share some of my ideas with you, these are things that you can do with the things that you already have at home. By simplifying your cleaning cabinet, not only will your home be greener you’ll be saving tons! DIY Glass Cleaner: A drop of dawn and grease is gone! Did you know that you can make your own window and glass cleaner from a...

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Meal Kits: Are They Worth The Cost?

A few weeks ago, I received a coupon in the mail for Blue Apron, the meal delivery service. Being the pennywise person that I am and the type of person to be totally skeptical of these things — and the type of person to have a $60/week food budget, I threw the colorful flier right into the trash. Nope. Not for me. Then, weeks later, I got to thinking. What if it really was a good deal and I — gasp — threw away a perfectly good coupon? I couldn’t resist looking into it and jumped onto my computer...

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The Best Things To Buy at Trader Joe’s

Let’s face it. You can get good and bad deals at any store you shop at and that’s just the truth. I’m not here to tell you why you should shop at Trader Joe’s because it’s the cheapest place, or tell you that you’ll definitely get your money’s worth there. What I am here to tell you is how to get the out of your shopping experience there if you do happen to shop there! Here are a few of the best things to buy at Trader Joe’s – especially when they come on sale! Dairy Products: Trader Joe’s...

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5 Frugal Vacation Ideas (Skip The Flight!)

Taking a vacation doesn’t need to break the bank, especially if you skip the flight. Here some frugal vacation ideas to get you started. Camping National parks, state parks, your own backyard… the options are for your frugal vacation are endless! Whether the Tetons beckon or if local Lake Red Rock is the furthest away you can get… who cares? Either way, you’re still away from it all, and you’ll be able to channel your inner outdoorsy persona to boot. Family/group reservations for Yosemite National Park, for example, are a reasonable $26-$50 for family/group camping reservations. First-come, first served...

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5 Major Ways Your Local Library Can Save You Money

When thinking about saving on entertainment costs, your library is usually the last place you would think of, right? Well it does have it’s advantages that will save you a ton! Check out some of the perks of having a library card at your local library. By the way, most of the time your library card is free! Internet Access: If you are close to you local library and want to save on internet cost, get your free card and start surfing the web there. You can look up anything you need to. For example jobs, DIY projects, do...

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