Budget Stretching from a Frugalista Mom


If you like saving money, and I know you do – make sure you pop on over to see my guest post on Simple Marriage today, you won’t want to miss it!  Learn how to stretch your budget without much effort on your part.  Easy tips, sites and ways to create more from less.

Living With Less So Your Family Has More!


I am excited to share a fun opportunity with you!

To celebrate the release of Hearts at Home’s newest book: Living With Less So Your Family Has More, by Jill and Mark Savage, the Hearts at Home blog is launching the Living with Less Contest.

Email Hearts at Home a story or money-saving tip that gives a peek into your daily experiences representing the humor, richness, or spiritual aspects of what it’s like to live with less.

Better yet, blog readers will benefit as many of the money-saving entries will be posted on the Heart’s blog throughout the month of February!

For contest details go here!

Also make sure you jump over to Simple Marriage to check out my monthly column post on becoming united in your parenting journey. You won’t want to miss this one!

I Saved 67% at the grocery store – how about you?


Okay, so as you all get to know me and my “quirky” side – I am sure you will learn to appreciate and want all my “secrets” on how I don’t pay retail for anything!

For example: I stopped by the grocery store the other evening, which in of itself is an uncommon event (I am an avid grocery delivery person!) but here I am at Safeway, equipped with some coupons and a short list of items. I stroll through the store, looking lost actually as I cannot think of the last time I was actually IN a grocery store…..but I gather up my items: shredded cheese, butter, yogurt, a value pack of T-Bone Steaks, a few bananas, horseradish sauce (my hubby likes spicy stuff) and a bag of onions.

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