Category: frugal living/saving money

Super-Easy, Cheap & (sort of) Healthy Meals. You’re Welcome.

As a mom of many, one of my challenges is finding meals that take less time and money. We have tried several that we LOVE and I wanted to share them with you. Brace yourself: this may be the easiest recipe in the history of EVER. And get this: it fed us twice and it cost around ...

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Homeschooling: Cheap and Easy Way to Teach Kids to Read

I've never used a formal Phonics curriculum with any of my children and 7 of my 10 children read well or are well on their way. I say that for only one reason: educating children doesn't take much money or a teaching degree. Basically the way I  have taught all my children to read is to begin ...

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  One more day to get Finding Financial Freedom half price!  It's "My Computer Died Sale." Because it did.   “I am so thankful I clicked on the button to buy your book; it has given me new hope and I feel more prepared than ever to face our financial crisis.” -Katie J.

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My Favorite, SUPER Cheap Christmas Gift Ideas

My all-time favorite gift to give that is both extremely inexpensive as well as useful and personal is personalized stationary made on your computer. I bought a 50-pack of blank note cards using a 40% coupon at the price of $4.49. I made 7 sets out them bringing each gift to a price of $.64. ...

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Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas (Ways We Saved One Year When We Were Broke)

And when I say "broke", I mean looking-under-cushions-for-change-to-buy-gas broke. Stockings. I bought an old, torn quilt at our local thrift store for $5 and made 6 or 7 stockings. At the time I didn't even have a sewing machine and sewed them by hand. It's funny to realize how desperate I must have been because I do NOT ...

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Debt, Finance and Savings: A Personal Story

I hardly consider myself an "expert", but I have had significant experience paying off debt and struggling through financial hardship. CouponPal.com asked me a few questions about our experience so hop on over and read it HERE.

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Where There’s A Bill, There’s a Way (Getting Out of Debt)

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Join me at CouponPal.com for the first part in a series I wrote:  "Where There's a Bill There's a Way" Part 2: 15 Practical Ways to Save at Home

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7 DIY Ideas to Save Money

Whether you really need to trim your budget, or you want to be a good steward of your finances, or you want to save your money for more meaningful purchases, a little creativity and time can go a long way! The magic of money is that a little adds up to a lot. A few ...

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Home: Understanding Family Economy (Part 4)

I've written extensively here about the economic advantages of a woman who well-manages her home. I've discussed the hidden costs of working outside the home, earning money from home, family economy, cutting the grocery budget, paying off debt, and a bit about our own personal journey of my leaving work to come home. One of my first ebooks, ...

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Quick Break: “Easy Health For Busy Moms: Baby Steps

Hop over today to Visionary Womanhood for a brief break in our series. I'm discussing "Easy Health for Busy Moms: Baby Steps". "...as women raising and shaping the next generation, we need to be physically optimal to keep up with the demands of our Kingdom building work. It is also part of our job to protect ...

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