Alternative Food Sources for Healthy Food When Food Costs Rise

Have you ever thought about alternative food sources? Like you, when I grocery shop I am very aware of the prices I’m paying. Some weeks it seems like all the prices have gone up and with my wages going down or at the best staying the same, that concerns me. That means I need to […]

10 Simple Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill This Year

Are you looking for ways to lower your electric bill? One of our goals this year is to lower our electric bill even more than it already is.  We pay between $60 and $90  a month for our electricity and while that’s not bad, we’d like to see it lower. Ways to Lower Your Electric […]

9 Easy Tricks to Save on Healthy Food When You Shop

If you’re wondering how to save on healthy food, keep reading! Did you ever look at your grocery receipt and think “Oh my word, that cannot be how much I spent!”  If you did, you aren’t the only one.  I am passionate about buying healthy food for my family. With Sarah being gluten intolerant and […]

What are Your Television Options Without Cable Subscription

Have you ever wondered what your television options without cable are? My husband and I have been working on cutting back on our expenses. And, one thing we’ve been talking about getting rid of is our cable television subscription. Television Options Without Cable My husband and I are huge movie buffs. We watch lots of […]

How to Lower Your Electric Bill to Save Energy

Have you ever wondered how to lower your electric bill? Years ago, my electric bill used to hover right around $50 a month (2010). But, today it’s usually about double that amount. I know that, in part, it has to do with rising electric costs. But, what other factors go into the bill you receive […]

10 Ways to Save Energy With Your Dishwasher

Why should you worry about ways to save energy with your dishwasher? Like most busy moms, time-saving appliances and gadgets are high on my list of must-have items.  If something can save me 30 minutes a day without sacrificing quality, I’m all for it.  That’s 30 more minutes a day I can do something else […]

Tips for Saving Money on Holiday Groceries

If you have any tips for saving money on holiday groceries, I would love it if you shared them with me. Sometimes, it can be a struggle to put healthy food on the table without completely going over budget. As I put together my grocery list for the holidays, I’m trying to keep an eye […]

Saving Money and Eating Healthy

One of the biggest complaints I hear is that saving money and eating healthy just aren’t possible to do at the same time. I have to disagree.  With a little bit of time and a few tricks, you can certainly eat healthy on a budget. Our food budget is fairly strict. We’re feeding my husband, […]

Save Money on Family Entertainment

As a mom of two teenagers, a good part of our family budget is taken up by what I will call entertainment. My son is 17 and my daughter is 20. Plus, my daughter’s boyfriend is living with  us (just out of the army) until they can get on their feet. Like most modern families, […]

Saving Money on Fresh Produce

In the middle of the winter, saving money on fresh produce is definitely something I’m focused on. In the summer, we have a small garden and frequent farmer’s markets in our area. In the winter, those options just aren’t available to us. I still want to be able to incorporate fresh produce into our meals […]