Category: Frugal Tips

Secrets to Save On Family Outings

Family Outings are a fun way to bond as a family but they can be expensive.  As a mom of 8 kids, I know how expensive it can be to take your family out to the movies, out to eat, or other family activities.  But if my family can save money on family outings yours can...

/ February 16, 2016

4 Steps to have a Successful Gift Cupboard

Do you have a gift cupboard?  As a mom of 8 kids, having a gift closet saves me so much time and stress! What is a gift cupboard?  A gift cupboard is a place that you keep gifts that you buy through out the year.  During the year, I buy gifts that I find for a...

/ February 14, 2016

Why you should still use Coupons

Maybe you are already  a frugal shopper.  Maybe you are just starting to try to save money and you really want to save money on groceries and household items, but you don’t use coupons.  Maybe you used to use coupons but you just don’t anymore.  A lot of the frugal lifestyle blogs have reduced or stopped their coupon...

/ February 9, 2016

10 Ways To Cut Your Grocery Bill In Half

My friends and family often ask me how they can cut their grocery bill.  Food after all is one thing we all need and it can be very expensive.  Believe me, I know.  With a family of 10 including 5 teenagers we go through a lot of food!  We also like to eat well and try...

/ February 1, 2016

Frugal not Cheap

As a mom of 8 kids, it would be easy for me to spend a small fortune on everything from food to clothes, and activities.  That is not an option so I have to save money.  I have tried being cheap and being frugal and I definitely prefer to be frugal not cheap.  Being frugal saves...

/ January 26, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving 2015

Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!  I hope you are all with people you love today. I am busy cooking this beautiful Thanksgiving morning.  The big 22 lb turkey has been in the oven for hours and we have 10 lbs of potatoes peeled and chopped and ready to be cooked.  The sweet potatoes have been...

/ November 26, 2015

Get Freebies by Rolling Rewards

With a family of 10 people we go through a lot of personal care items.  Things like toothpaste, shampoo, hair stylers, and deodorant go really fast!  For a smaller family, I really recommend having a stock of the things you use all the time in order to have them when you need them and avoid paying...

/ November 12, 2015