Archive for ' Budget Tips'

STOP! Don’t Throw Away These Treasures! Posted:April 16, 2015 By:Teraesa Farrell

STOP! Don’t Throw Away These Treasures!

Storage and preparation can both be pretty expensive. It would be a shame to throw away items that would save us money when you can turn your trash into treasures, but that’s what we do every [...]

52 Weeks Savings Plan: April discounts are here! Posted:April 05, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Plan: April discounts are here!

Spring is here and with it comes lots of fun and activity in April – and lots of great things on sale. Don’t let the joke fall on you on April 1. April sales are no [...]

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales! Posted:March 02, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Plan: Watch for these March sales!

March brings with it the promise of spring and some special March sales on purchases that can help you both prepare and save money. Two holidays that will generate some special savings are St. Patrick’s Day [...]

30 Uses for Phone Books Posted:February 27, 2015 By:Liz Long

30 Uses for Phone Books

We all get them dropped off one (or more) times every year — big, thick phone books. But what to do with them now that we just look up phone numbers on Google or we have them [...]

Protect your canning jar investment Posted:February 07, 2015 By:AndreaUrban

Protect your canning jar investment

I have a problem. Well, I have more than one but this one plagues me on a continual basis.  In my house we have 16 feet.  160 toes and a TON of socks.  So many socks [...]

Shape Up Your Budget: Tips for accumulating more cash! Posted:January 07, 2015 By:Kris

Shape Up Your Budget: Tips for accumulating more cash!

Shaping up in the new year? Shape up your budget, too!  End the year with more cash on hand using some or all of these budget tips! Set a goal Just like your physical shape-up, you [...]

52 Weeks Savings Challenge: Watch for these January bargains Posted:January 01, 2015 By:Sarah Anne Carter

52 Weeks Savings Challenge: Watch for these January bargains

It’s a New Year and time for all sorts of resolutions. If you have on your list to be more prepared and to save money, we have some suggestions for you. But first, commit to the [...]

Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up Posted:December 18, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Top 18 Holiday Bargains for Stocking Up

Beginning in October every year, grocery stores begin prominently displaying all types of food typically used in holiday cooking and baking. Every grocery store I’ve been to in the past couple of months has their holiday [...]

Looking for a UNIQUE Gift? Try Fiverr! Posted:December 02, 2014 By:Liz Long

Looking for a UNIQUE Gift? Try Fiverr!

You can use these as ideas for unique gifts for Christmas, Thanksgiving centerpieces, Hanukkah gifts, or New Years Party favors. Heck, you can use most of them to celebrate the 4th of July if you want! [...]

5 Halloween items to buy for your safety (it’s not what you think!) Posted:November 01, 2014 By:Sarah Anne Carter

5 Halloween items to buy for your safety (it’s not what you think!)

Did you know there are several Halloween props that can be useful for your safety? I’m not talking about glow sticks and paper products (although those are great to have) – I’m talking about the makeup, [...]