October 31, 2014

Movies on a Budget


Going to the movies has always been one of my favorite ways to spend a fun evening out.  As a mom of four, going to the movies does not happen very often because with snacks the movies can cost my family of six over $70.  For me that is just too much money to spend on one evening of fun with my … [Read more...]

Could an Amazon Kindle Save you Money?


We all love freebies. If you own a Kindle (or even if you don't), you could be getting some great freebies on books because Amazon has free downloadable books all the time. If you love to read, this is a great way to save money on books. I love getting the opportunity to read the first book in a … [Read more...]

Save Money on Family Entertainment with Netflix


This summer I received an offer in the mail to try the Netflix online streaming for one month for free. I am always looking for deals so I jumped at the chance to try this service for free. Initially, I had planned to cancel the service after the free trial ended. I found though that my family … [Read more...]

Frugal Kid Birthday Parties


As the fall approaches, I know it’s time to start thinking about birthday parties for my kids.  Three of my four kids have birthdays in the fall, so I start planning early.  I also have twins, whose birthday falls two days after Christmas, so I have to really budget for that party. Being frugal does … [Read more...]

5 Frugal Camping Tips


  Fall is soon approaching.  One great family activity to do in the fall is camping.  It is a great way to enjoy time with your family and since the weather is cooler it makes camping outside easier.  Camping can be a very expensive family fun activity, but usually in the fall rates go down … [Read more...]