Budget Envelope System: How to Get Your Budget On Track

Let’s take a minute to look at the spending habits of two people: Michelle and Sarah.  Michelle Michelle doesn’t consider herself to be a big spender. In fact, she thinks that she is pretty thrifty. She looks for deals on things that she buys and doesn’t buy things just for the sake of having … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in July? My Local CBS News Morning Segment

  It's time to kick off the month with a holiday AND plan for summertime deals. There are certain items that are great to buy in July, saving you money and helping you to plan ahead. If you’re wondering “What Should You Buy in July?” that was our topic today when I appeared on WCCO, our … [Read more...]

Qualify For a Discounted Amazon Prime Membership

Oh, Amazon Prime.  How I love thee.  This post could be pages beyond pages long but I will try to make it short and sweet.  Amazon Prime is an amazing service offered by none other than Amazon. I have had a membership for Prime for years now and I do not think I will ever let it expire.  Let me … [Read more...]

SingleCare Helps You Save on Your Medical Expenses – Free to Sign Up!

It's no secret that the cost of healthcare is on the rise and has been for quite some time. Chances are you're looking for a great way to help you save money on certain medical-related expenses. Even with an employer-funded insurance plan, there are out of pocket expenses that can really add up. … [Read more...]

Pantry Expiration Dates and Your Stockpile: How Long Can I Store That?

Have you ever gone into your pantry only to pull a can of whatever out, look at it and wonder if it is still good because you’ve had it for so long? If so, don’t feel bad since this is actually a fairly common occurrence in most households. Pantry goods have such a wide array of expiration dates … [Read more...]

5 Steps to Safely Go From Two Incomes to One

Do you dream about quitting your job and staying home with your kids? If so, you’re not alone. For some women, their family’s financial circumstances make it easy for them to leave their jobs. But for many others, giving up an income requires intense planning and serious sacrifice. You don’t want to … [Read more...]

Make Newspaper Plant Pots – Start Seedlings the Earth-Friendly Way

It's time to get those gardens ready! If you like to start your own pots from seedlings, you need a container to start them in. How about the option of creating new pots from something you already have laying around the house? That's what you can do when you make newspaper plant pots!  Make … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in May? My Local CBS News Morning Segment

  We are saying goodbye to April showers (hopefully!) and hello to May flowers with the best deals for the month of May! Year in and year out, there are particular items that tend to be on sale every May. If you're wondering "What Should You Buy in May?" that was our topic today when I … [Read more...]

4 Tips for the Perfect Picnic!

I know I can't be the only one who is super excited about spring. Even though we had a pretty mild winter here in Minnesota, it's still colder than those pretty spring days or even warmer summer days that will be here soon. The warmer weather means it's time to get OUTSIDE to enjoy all those things … [Read more...]

Take the “Are You a True Hero of the House” Quiz

Fun fact: You don't need to wear a cape, have the ability to fly, or actually have ANY type of super powers to be a hero. You can save the world, or at least HELP to save the world, by making eco-friendly choices every day and making sure your household uses energy efficiently to produce a lower … [Read more...]

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