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

As we move into fall, it's time to take a look ahead to the changing seasons AND to the deals autumn will bring. There are certain items that are great to buy in September, saving you money and helping you to plan ahead. If you’re wondering “What Should You Buy in September?” that was our topic … [Read more...]

I Love How the Food Lion Mobile App Saves Me Time and Money! + Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine Carbonara Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Food Lion. All opinions are 100% mine. I used to do the grocery shopping alone. One day my husband asked if he could come along. I said of course! He wanted to contribute his input for our meals for the upcoming week. As we are striving to be … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bottles and Bags

Some of the very best craft and DIY ideas start with items you already have around the home. Not only does that mean you don't have to spent a lot of money at the craft store for supplies, but it also means that old items that are basically trash get a brand new life! While recycling is great, … [Read more...]

Save Money AND Time When You Stock Up

It's hard to believe that the back-to-school season is just about here! Luckily we still have more than a month before school starts again, but I know some of you with kids who start early will be seeing the school buses rolling through your neighborhood again in just a week or two! Getting ready … [Read more...]

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...]

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