Category Archives: Saving Money

4 Free Ways to Get Fit For Summer

I am a lifelong athlete. From soccer in elementary school to playing lacrosse throughout college, I have been a jock my entire life. I ran a half marathon my sophomore year of college. I used to lift weights 3 times a week. I’ve worked out in state of the art gyms and in front of my TV in my living room. From timed miles to yoga classes to water aerobics sessions, I’ve truly experienced a multitude of ways to work out.

So trust me when I tell you a dirty little secret: you don’t need a fancy gym membership to get a great work out in. I currently have no gym membership, and spring is too beautiful a time to be stuck working out inside from a video. There are lots of free ways to get fit.

How am I getting my sweat on for the low low price of totally free?

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Easy Tips to Save Money As a Stay At Home Parent

It’s always easy to spend money, especially when you have a kid. But after I had my daughter, I knew I wanted to spend more time with her. That led to my decision to quit my job. That also meant I needed to take a hard look at our budget and cut our spending where I could.

At first it was tough, but now that I’ve developed several new habits, it’s not a big deal, and I’m able to enjoy so much extra free time with my daughter without the worry of blowing our budget. Since becoming a stay at home mom, I’ve had to figure out lots of little ways to save money so that we could make it work financially. If you’re looking to do the same, here are my easy tips to save money. Continue reading

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4 Ways to Throw a Fun and Cheap Memorial Day Party

Memorial Day is one of my favorite holidays. Half the time I forget it’s even a holiday, and am pleasantly surprised by all the grilling and drinking that starts up at my house.

As the official beginning to summer, it’s appropriate to have a little get together to celebrate! Take your day off and spend it with some friends and hopefully some sunshine. Here are 4 ways to throw a fun and cheap Memorial Day party to help you keep your budget on track.

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10 Ways to Clean with Vinegar

These days, there’s really no reason to buy any of those harsh, chemical-laden household cleaners on the market, especially when you can find some great cleaners in your own pantry.

Vinegar, in particular, is like a magical, do-it-all potion, just without the sneaky snake oil salesman. You can use it to clean just about anything, and it’s cheap, green, and healthy for your home.

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