$4 Speedy And Delicious Chicken Pot Pie

Do you love chicken pot pie as much as my family does? It’s comforting and filling. It’s a brilliant way to sneak vegetables into your children’s diet. Plus, I’ve found a way to make it for next to nothing. But don’t let the price scare you, my gourmet-taste husband even agrees that this is one […]

Simple Breakfast Pie

Quiche is one of my favorite frugal dishes for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Quiche may sound fancy, but don’t be fooled. It’s the perfect meal to use up extra vegetables, leftover deli meat or that extra slice of cheese. Plus quiche is delicious. But in my family, we like to pour a little syrup over it […]

3 Reasons I Don’t Coupon (& How I Saved To Pay Off $81,400 In Debt)

I love to save money. There are very few money-saving tricks that I have not tried or would not be willing to try. In fact, I’ve saved so much money over the past 2 years that I was able to pay off $81,400 of debt. But couponing is one thing that I tried and quit. Let […]

How To Save $2000 On Appliances During A Kitchen Remodel

I love my new kitchen. It’s white, it’s clean, it’s open and best of all, it cost much less than you might think! My husband and I set an all cash budget and we made our dream kitchen a reality. Sticking to a cash budget meant that I had to get creative. I found dozens […]

A Cheap And Effective Way To Wash Produce

Psst. I have a secret money-saving tip to share. You do not need to spend money on fancy vegetable washes and sprays to clean fresh produce. Everyone knows that you should clean produce from your garden, the store or farmer’s market. But you don’t need yet another product to get the job done. Some people […]

The BEST Way To Cook Frozen Broccoli

People who hate broccoli. Listen up, this post is for you! Are you ready for the #1, all-time, best-tasting broccoli recipe? Are you ready for the very broccoli recipe that converted me into a broccoli believer?  Do you want the recipe that leaves me saying, “I could eat this instead of potato chips” every time? Okay, […]

How To Prepare Your Garden Before You Sell Your Home

We sold two homes last year. And both of the homes had lovely gardens that I showcased to help sell the homes fast and for the right price. Do you want to know my favorite tips to prepare your garden before you sell your home? First, the more I write and talk about gardening, the more I […]

10 Cheap Or Free Home Staging Tips To Sell A Home FAST

    It’s home selling and buying season! Are you looking to move this summer? If so, I’ll be cheering you on from the sidelines. I sold two homes last year so I I don’t have anything left to sell. (Right now, I’m looking to buy again!) Today, I’d love to share my top 10 cheap […]

Easy Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If a chocolate chip cookie and an oatmeal raisin cookie got together, this would be their delicious baby. And it just so happens to be one of my FAVORITE cookie recipes.   It has everything I want out of a cookie – layers of flavors, oatmeal to make me feel healthy, chocolate to make me feel happy and an ultra-soft, […]

The Ultimate Aldi Survival Guide For Beginners

Our family spends half of the money we used to on groceries. I don’t coupon. My family doesn’t price match. I definitely don’t go to multiple stores to get weekly deals. On top of that, we eat pretty healthy – fruits, vegetables, nuts and protein. So, what’s my not-so-secret secret?   Aldi! (And it’s not-so-secret […]