Getting ready for summer is not an easy task. Summer with the kids goes the best when I prepare ahead. With that in mind, I have focused my last few blog posts on various ways we get ready and how we enjoy our summers. Today's updated post focuses on how to not spend a fortune... Continue Reading →
Summer savings guide
(updated 6/26/18) Summer is always an expensive time of year, especially if you work full-time and need to pay for camp for your kids. If you are home it can still be expensive as you try to occupy your kids all summer! Here are the tips I have discovered over the years for making summer... Continue Reading →
For the past many years I have organized my coupons in small vertical photo albums that hold three photos on each side (see my post “Organizing coupons” for details). This worked great because I could just slide my coupons in the slots and I could see six sections at once. I didn’t need to fold many (except... Continue Reading →
Coupon websites – updated!
As I have mentioned before, one great way to save money on a regular basis is to use coupons. I am not a super couponer, but I do save a lot per month by pairing coupons with sales (and Keeping a price list) and I have found a few ways to make my couponing more... Continue Reading →
Online shopping tips
Shopping online can be very overwhelming and time-consuming. However, last year (2010), I saved over $1600 from coupons, online shopping, buying online in bulk, and mail order prescriptions. I gave gathered a few tips to help you be successful at online shopping: ∞ Sign up for email lists from stores you like (either online or brick... Continue Reading →