Category Archives: Saving Money

Frugal Friday – Using the library

Going to the library can save you tons of money as long as you return your books and movies on  time or those little late fines just might kill you. The library is a great source for getting books without … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Shop the after Christmas sales

Every year after Christmas, I usually go out and buy a few things that are on clearance. You can find all sorts of things that are 50% off and eventually all the way to 90% off. Obviously the sooner you … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Check folded receipts before getting rid of them.

I am so ashamed to admit this, but today’s tip on Frugal Friday could actually give you some found money. I actually do mean found money that you forgot about. Both my husband I have the habit of putting receipts … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Pick up those coins on the ground.

When we are out and about walking, sometimes we notice coins on the ground. A lot of times it is just pennies that people have discarded, but if you pick those up and let them accumulate you might be surprised … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Buy Samples, it might be cheaper.

I was at Wal-Mart the other day buying a few things and one of the things was some more K cups for our Keurig machine. I had picked up our usual Great Value kind because I really like that one. Then … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Sign up and use your rewards.

Do you belong to any reward programs such as the one at Walgreens? Did you know that you can sign up for a rewards program at different places and get “rewarded” for spending money at these places? Walgreens has a … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Shopping the clearance sales.

A way to save money on clothes and things that you need in the future is to look at stores clearance section. I was once again reminded of this yesterday when we went to Wal-Mart to look for a new … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Pack water and snacks in the car when doing errands.

We have learned a long time ago that it is cheaper to bring water or drinks with you when you are out and about doing errands. Sometimes those errands take longer to complete or things get added to the list … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Thinking about Christmas early.

July, what better time to start thinking about Christmas. You know what people say, it’s Christmas in July. A lot of crafters start thinking about Christmas in July and so should you. By starting to think about Christmas and what … Continue reading

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Frugal Friday – Get season passes instead of regular tickets.

Over the years on our travels, we have found that sometimes it is cheaper to just go ahead and buy season tickets than regular tickets. We found that for our family it works out just a little cheaper to just … Continue reading

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