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

It's hard to believe that summer is almost over! What Should You Buy in August? This morning I appeared on our local CBS station to discuss some COOL deals for this last HOT month. You can read my recap here and see the video itself below!  What Should You Buy in August?  Summer … [Read more...]

Make School Lunches for Less!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. As we head back into back-to-school time, we need to start thinking about school lunches! The costs of those daily lunches can add up, especially when more than one kid is involved, so we have some … [Read more...]

Energy Saving Hacks from Constellation – #EnergyLifeHacks

I'm a big fan of articles, videos, or Pinterest pins about "hacks."  I'm always looking for ways to cut corners to make the most of my time, or ways to save a buck or two.  Constellation sent over some awesome #EnergyLifeHacks to share with the readers here at Thrifty Jinxy and I definitely learned … [Read more...]

Ways to Save Money on Flights

Traveling can be stressful in and of itself. Especially when your travels cost you an arm and a leg. Traveling by air has been the most efficient mode ever since its invention. It has also remained as one of the most expensive ways to travel. But there are a couple little known secret ways to save … [Read more...]

5 Kitchen Savings Tips

When you think of the rooms in your house that cause you to spend the most, the kitchen is high on the list. Not only do we have to buy groceries every week, but there are all the products you use to cook that food, keep your home clean and ensure the household is running smoothly. Spending less is … [Read more...]

9 Tips for Attending Summer Festivals

Summer is finally here! That means its time for summer vacations, weekends at the beach or pool and one of my favorites - Summer Festivals! Here in Minnesota, where summers tend to be short, we like to cram in a LOT of summer festivals. Everyone wants to take advantage of the summer weather while … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Remodeling

I don't know about you but I love to remodel at least one room a year in my home. After the last few remodels I've picked up a few tips on how to save money on remodeling. Whether you're doing a whole home remodel, a single room remodel, hiring a professional or doing it yourself. There are a ton of … [Read more...]

3 Travel Tips to Save Money on Your Next Trip

Does anyone else out there LOVE to travel?  My husband and I love taking trips, especially when we can bring our two "fur-kids" along for the ride.  My husband has a golf trip to Myrtle Beach, SC next week, and I'm flying to Florida at the beginning of September, plus we have lots of other road … [Read more...]

Money Monster: 5 Easy Tips to Save $20 Per Week

Looking to add a little extra money to your bank account? On behalf of Tristar’s MONEY MONSTER we’re offering up some money saving tips to save an extra $20 per week. We’re also giving away a $200 Visa gift card to give your savings a kickstart! (If you're local to Minnesota, you can also enter our … [Read more...]

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How to Have Your Most Successful Yard Sale Yet

To me, summer means one thing and one thing only. Yard sales. I cannot get enough of them! From hunting down the best deals to hosting the greatest yard sale of the century. I have hosted many yard sales and I have learned how they fail or how they succeed. Now I get to share with you what I've … [Read more...]




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