Want to save big on your big day? Learn how to save a ton of money on your wedding by taking advantage of these awesome tips! Did you know that the average cost of a wedding is $33,900?!?!? Everyone wants to have a special wedding, but in the end, that really is a lot of … Continue reading Ten Ways to Save Big on Your Wedding
Looking for things to do in Munising and Marquette, Michigan? Read our review of our three-day weekend in the U.P. for ideas! Pictured Rocks in Munising, MI We found a number of things to do in Munising and Marquette Michigan's Upper Peninsula this past weekend. We took a three-day weekend to get out of town … Continue reading Things to Do in Munising and Marquette, Michigan
Learn how to make scented, homemade soap the stupid-easy way. Pumpkin spice homemade soap bars I don't know what it is about the scent of pumpkin spice, but it gets me in the mood for fall! (PSLs, anyone???) I recently made pumpkin spice scented soap and it turned out great. What's great about this recipe … Continue reading The Homemade Soap Recipe You Need in Your Shower RIGHT NOW
There are certain items even frugal people should buy. Find out what they are here. There is a myth out there that frugal people never spend money. That's simply not true. Frugal people DO spend money. However, when we splurge on an item, it needs to be of good quality and last a long time. … Continue reading 10 Items Even Frugal People Should Buy
Want to get started churning credit cards, but not sure where to begin? Learn how here! What is Credit Card Churning? Before I even knew what churning credit cards was, I was doing it. Credit card offers such as "$300 cash back when you spend $3,000 in the first three months" would arrive in the … Continue reading How to Get Started Churning Credit Cards
For over a year, I was on a Paleo diet as a way to control my autoimmune disease. After a few experiments, I transitioned to a less restrictive gluten-free diet, which seems to do a good job of controlling my symptoms. One my favorite meals during my time on Paleo was a pasta consisting of … Continue reading Quick and Easy Paleo Pasta
I don't know about you, but being "safe at home" has got me pretty stir crazy! At least it was until about a month ago when Jason and I left for our two week honeymoon. You may be thinking, "why would they do that--that's just asking for it!" As a nurse, I am aware of … Continue reading How to Travel Safety During COVID-19
Ready for a vacation but don't have a lot of extra money? That's ok! A couple of years ago, Jason and I were able to go on a six night/seven day road trip for less than $300 total! Road trips are the way to go if you want to do a vacation on the cheap. … Continue reading How to Take a Road Trip for Less than $300!
One of my favorite ways to save money is to create a meal plan that details exactly what we are going to eat for the next week or two. This helps prevent impulse buys at the grocery store and the purchase of unnecessary ingredients. Having a plan also helps to avoid food waste. If I … Continue reading 10 Freezer Meals with Recipes and Shopping List
Do you have a birthday coming up? Mine has long passed, but that doesn't mean that you still can't take advantage of these great birthday deals sent right to your inbox! Opt in for the emails from these companies, then sit back and enjoy watching the birthday freebies flood your inbox. I recommend signing up … Continue reading Birthday Bargains!