Category Archives: Saving Money

3 Easy Meals Anyone Can Cook At Home

Cooking is a talent that not everyone has. *Raises own hand.* I don’t particularly like cooking, and I don’t understand how some people can pop into the kitchen, throw together bread, eggs, and spices, and emerge with a tasty and wonderful dish. It’s almost like magic.

For years, I declared myself “an idiot in the kitchen” and did my best to avoid learning any cooking skills. Big mistake. Now I’m in my late twenties, and I just learned how to fry an egg! Turns out not knowing how to cook makes your life hard. It forces you to rely on unhealthy and expensive prepared foods or meals out. We all know eating in saves money, but what to do if you can’t cook?

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How to Reprogram Your Thinking to a Savings Mindset

When you feel trapped by debt or stuck in a cycle of spending, you might not even know where to begin when it comes to saving money.

You know you need to, but you just can’t figure out where in your budget you’ll be able to pull that money from. It stresses you out and so you stop thinking about it, at least until next month.

The first step is the hardest. Everything after that just becomes habit.

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How to Plan a Frugal Fall Wedding

Planning a wedding has become a rite of passage for new brides. It’s fun to browse wedding ideas in magazines and on Pinterest, and that makes it so easy to get caught up in the wedding madness. It happens to the best of us.

With the average wedding coming in at over $25,000 today, wedding costs can quickly get out of hand. I don’t know about you, but I’d rather spend $25,000 on a down payment for a house instead of an overpriced party that lasts for one night.

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How to Pack Frugal and Healthy School Lunches

Summer break is coming to an end, and school time is upon us again. For many that may bring relief, but for me, it makes me a little sad since my daughter will be going to school for the first time this year. I think I’m more nervous about it than she is!

It’s also time for me to start thinking about how to pack her a frugal and healthy lunch to take to school.

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