Archive for ' Budget Tips'

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, [...]

Five Ways to Learn New Survival Skills on the Cheap Posted:October 31, 2014 By:Jim Cobb

Five Ways to Learn New Survival Skills on the Cheap

As I say over and over to both new and experienced preppers, skills trump stuff. The more you know, the less you need to buy or carry with you. This knowledge also comes in handy should [...]

Frugal Fall Planting Posted:September 28, 2014 By:Kathie Lapcevic

Frugal Fall Planting

Great tips here! Pin for later! Fall is not necessarily considered a time for planting, especially for folks in the colder growing zones. However, fall plant sales at your local nursery or greenhouse should not be [...]

Prepping for Back to School Posted:August 28, 2014 By:Jessica Hentze

Prepping for Back to School

  Amidst the joy of summer time swims, cold Popsicles, and sleeping in, the new school year sneaks up on us. I dread the whirlwind back to school shopping as advertisements plague the airways, and other [...]

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores Posted:March 10, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

Survival Survey: Shopping & comparing the dollar stores

Dollar stores can be very useful when looking for items for emergency kits and overall preparedness. I’ve scoured the aisles of various dollar stores and left with everything from office supplies to canned foods. Once I [...]

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track Posted:March 05, 2014 By:The Survival Mom

52 Week Savings Plan: March prepping bargains to keep your savings on track

If you are on the 52 Week Savings Plan, then you are likely looking for super savings on just about everything you buy! The month of March brings with it opportunities to save on all kinds [...]