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Grocery Store Wars

Grocery Store Wars: Better Food on a Budget

Everyone has a budget. Thanks to having a larger family, I’m very mindful about our weekly grocery budget. It starts with the sale flyers, a paper version of grocery store wars. I aim to feed my family healthy, quality food, and meals that I’ve planned and prepared. It’s all about better food, on a budget. […]

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Family Vacation

How To Budget For Your Family Vacation

You’re sitting at the kitchen table budgeting that family vacation you have been wanting for years. This year WILL be the year, you tell yourself. You talk with your significant other and dream up the possibilities: Disney, Grand Canyon, the Bahamas, a cruise? The list goes on. Your heart skips a beat. This is the year […]

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Decorating your space by shopping in your own home

Decorating Your Space By Shopping In Your Own Home

Decorating my home doesn’t come naturally to me. I envy those women who can spot a random object in a store and immediately pull together a breathtaking living room display. Admittedly, as a stay-at-home mom on a very tight budget, decorating has fallen by the wayside until recently. I have discovered a new love for thrift […]

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Yard sale bargain

If It’s Free, It’s for Me: Why I Love to Live Free and Consciously Buy

This is a post about being a bargain addict. Do you know what I’m talking about? There’s something beautiful about the rush of finding a great deal that gets your blood pumping, resulting in full-on tantric “bargain bliss.”  “If it’s free, it’s for me,” can be interpreted so many ways. In my case, I say it with […]

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