*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* Send the kids back to school – can it be done in a frugal and sustainable fashion? What I’ve been wondering is how to send them back to school inexpensively but also sustainably; I do not want to spend a fortune but I also do not … Continue reading Back to School on a Dime
So you’ve started budgeting. That’s great! Here are a few activities and expenses that might come up this season to make sure you have fun while still being frugal in the fall. *This page contains affiliate links. At no cost to you I earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking my links.* … Continue reading Frugal in the Fall: 3 Items to Include in the Budget
One of the best things you can do that costs no money and requires little effort is to get into a predictable bedtime routine. This can help to signal your body that it’s time to go to sleep.
Thanksgiving break starts on the 25th. A mere three weeks from now and all the school children will be home from class. You’d better believe I’ve already thought of ways to keep my first grader entertained while she’s out of school. Here is a survival guide if you will of what I plan to do … Continue reading How to Keep the Kids Entertained Thanksgiving Break
It’s hard to believe October is almost over! Where did the month go? Where has the year gone! It’s another Meal Plan Monday here at a Life on a Dime and I love this time of year. I love comfort foods for chilly nights! Here is the meal plan for the final installment of Meal Plan Monday on the blog. October is winding down and with it Blogtober.
Halloween is officially less than a week away! Are you ready? Have you figured out you and/or your kids’ costumes? If not, no worries! Here are a few last-minute Halloween costumes straight from Amazon. These can be to your door with free two-day shipping with your Prime membership. Don’t have a Prime membership? Click to … Continue reading Last-Minute Halloween Costumes for Less Than $20!
Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Cheap Isn’t Always Good Being frugal is finally becoming kinda cool. I try to be frugal in life, especially now that I have the privilege of staying home with my children. I’ve always liked saving money. I’ve spent as little as possible when I could get away with it. But that wasn’t … Continue reading Frugal Isn’t Cheap: Lessons I’ve Learned About Money
Halloween is just around the corner! What better way to spend #blogtober day 4 than talking about how to Halloween on a dime?! This was a fun one to put together. Halloween can be quite draining on the budget if you’re not careful. But, if done right you won’t break the bank and you’ll be … Continue reading 7 Costumes Ideas Put Together for Halloween on a Dime
I was recently tagged by @SmithLafrieda of www.MMMoffamilyentertainment.com to do a Vogue 73 Questions post. It sounded fun, so here goes! *This page contains affiliate links. At no cost to you I earn a commission if you make a purchase after clicking my links.* 1. What’s your usual Starbucks order? I am not at Starbucks … Continue reading Vogue Magazine: 73 Questions Parody
Save More Dough by Using These Simple Tips It feels so good to be on a budget and know that your money is now going to work for you! But what if you’re spending more money than you realized on food? Even after slashing the takeout budget you’re spending more than anticipated. I know at … Continue reading 5 Tips to Save More Dough on Groceries