Frugal Ways to Bring Sun Protection to Your Outdoor Loving Family

With summer just a month away, it is important to begin to plan out your sun protection strategies. Summer is one of the harshest times for UV rays and with kids out of school it’s crucial to keep them safe when they are outside playing. Of course, you should consider sun protection all year round too. After shopping for sun gear, you may begin to […] » Continue Reading

Summer Savvy Ways for Kids to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is coming up on us at lightning speed. So, it might be time to consider how you’re going to spend this holiday with your kids. More often than not, Memorial Day activities tend to cater towards adults. From drinking at a barbecue to checking out all of the amazing sales, kids often end up tagging along behind their parents. There are lots of […] » Continue Reading

Frugal and Fun Ways to Prepare Your Child For Kindergarten

Sending your children to their first official year of kindergarten can be frightening, intimidating and depressing. One of the main problems today is many children are showing up to their first day of kindergarten and they aren’t at the accurate education level to move right along with the class’s curriculum. With Pre-K programs skyrocketing in price, many of the requirements for kindergarten must be taught […] » Continue Reading

Efficient Ideas to Make College Frugal After You Graduate

The high school graduation period has begun, which means there’s lots of future college students trying to get in last minute money to help with one of the most expensive journeys they will ever take. For many students, college seems a hopeless endeavor that they will never be able to afford. Luckily, there’s still time to get ready for college and make it a more […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Activities For Ramadan That Will Take Your Child’s Mind Off of Fasting

The first days of Ramadan are just around the corner, which might leave you wondering what you’re going to do with the kids while they’re asked to fast. Since much of this holiday will take place during summer break for many children, there will be a lot of extra time on their hands which might make the holiday even more challenging. Luckily, there’s lots of […] » Continue Reading

Affordable Mother’s Day Gifts That Will Light Up Your Spouse’s Day

It’s almost time to celebrate Mother’s Day again, which can leave a lot of people on their toes. This day is a great time to honor your mother and make her feel special. However, if you’re married with children then you might be wondering what you can do for your spouse to help make Mother’s Day even more special. There’s a bundle of great ideas […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Food Options to Make Your Cinco De Mayo Extraordinary

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, which means its time to get festive and enjoy a little Mexican culture and history. Celebrating this holiday can be a blast, but it can also be a huge burden on your budget if you’re not careful. Luckily, there’s a lot of ways you can enjoy this holiday without forcing yourself to spend a bundle. Mexican food, […] » Continue Reading

Fun Ways to Keep May the Fourth Frugal and Fun

If you’ve never celebrated May the Fourth, then you’re in for a real treat this year. This holiday was originally designed to celebrate Star Wars and all that it accompanies. However, over the years, this day has also been reserved to celebrate all things geeky, which has made it even more popular. Of course, if you’re on a budget then you might be wondering how […] » Continue Reading

Celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day by Planting These Frugal Options

April is home to both Earth Day and Arbor Day, which might inspire you to go out and do something great for the planet. Arbor Day is all about planting trees, so if you’re planning on keeping up with this tradition then you might be up for spending a lot of money. Luckily, there’s quite a few options that you can try which won’t break […] » Continue Reading

Quick and Easy Fixes to Make Your Porch this Spring’s Hot Spot

Spring is finally here, which means you might be thinking about spicing up your porch to create an outdoor room you can enjoy while the weather is nice. Porches can be quite pricey though, which might detour you from wanting to even begin the project. Luckily, there’s a ton of great things you can do for your porch that will allow you to enjoy the […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Learn Self-Defense So You Can Feel Secure on a Budget

It’s never a bad time to learn self-defense. However, April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which makes it a better time than any to brush up on your self-defense skills. Believe it or not, but you can quickly learn the art of self-defense without having to spend a fortune on it. This can help save your life and the lives of others, if ever something […] » Continue Reading

Exciting Prom Ideas That Will Make Your School Dance Glamorous For Less

Prom season is here, which means its time to start scrambling to make sure your prom budget can actually pull off a great party for your school’s seniors and juniors. If you’re in charge of the budget or decorating committee, then you probably already know that planning such an event can mean jumping through a lot of hoops. These ten tips should help you cut […] » Continue Reading

Ten Tips to Make your World Art Day Rich Without Spending a Fortune

Art can be one of the greatest aspects of life. It allows you to show off your creativity when you create your own works of art and when you purchase other’s art it helps to excite emotions. The only problem with art is it can be quite expensive. From purchasing quality paints to spending money in a gallery, you might find that art isn’t for […] » Continue Reading

Quick and Frugal Tips to Help You Enjoy the Zoo this Spring

Spring is one of the best times to visit the zoo. The animals are in high spirits thanks to the reasonable weather and there may even be a few babies to coo over. Although the zoo has become a go-to vacation spot for anyone with kids, it can also be pretty pricey in the long run. Luckily, there’s quite a few things you can do […] » Continue Reading

Quick Tips to Incorporate Minimalism Into Your Life While Spring Cleaning

Spring Cleaning time is here again, which can cause a lot of dread for many people. Spring Cleaning can be a time to rejoice though, as it is a great way to get a fresh start on your life. One of the best ways to make the most out of your cleaning experience is adapt to minimalism concept while you work. You may find that […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Create a Low-Maintenance Yard This Spring

Spring is finally here, for most of us. Although the excitement is real, your happiness might tank when you remember you have a yard to upkeep. If you can’t do much with your yard during winter, or you simply choose not to, then you probably know that you have a lot of work to do in the near future. Yard work can cost a pretty […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Tips to Get on Track During World Health Day

On April 7, the whole world will be able to celebrate World Health Day. However, for some, it is hard to decide what to do in order to improve on one’s health. Many people actually begin to pour money into gym memberships, supplements and other items to help improve on health. You absolutely don’t have to do this though. There are so many things you […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Tips for Puppy Season That Will Save You Money and Frustration

With the spring air finally making its way through the blustery winter gusts, many people have already moved into puppy season mode. Spring is one of the most popular times for baby animals to be in the market, may it be in pet stores, the classifieds or in your local animal shelters. However, getting a new puppy can be a very pricey thing. Luckily, there […] » Continue Reading

Ten Frugal Ideas to Cut Back on the Pain of Teething

A teething baby can be a source of pain, frustration and fear for many parents. This often warrants them to spend a small fortune on teething supplies or doctor visits that are unnecessary. Although teething can be a hard time for children and parents, there are a few simple ways you can help ease symptoms of the problem that won’t cost you a small fortune. […] » Continue Reading

Easter Friendly Ideas to Make Your Holiday Break Eggs-Cellent

Easter is on its way, which might leave you scrambling for a few things to do as a family. Easter is one of the easiest holidays to find events for, which can help save you time and money. One of the best things about this holiday is you can find something Easter related around every corner, so you won’t have to look far. In case […] » Continue Reading

Wedding Food That Will Delight Your Guests and Your Budget

There’s no doubt about it, hosting a wedding is stressful and expensive. One of the major issues with weddings is trying to figure out what you want to serve for the reception meal. Catering can be incredibly pricey, especially when you’re looking at serving traditional foods like seafood, pricey cuts of beef and the numerous side dishes, appetizers and drinks. Luckily, there’s a few alternatives […] » Continue Reading

Cheap and Fun Spring Break Ideas to Keep Your Kids Busy

Although spring is still a few weeks away, some schools have already scheduled Spring Break. This can be a tricky time for every family because it is a full week in which you need to keep your kids busy in order to completely avoid chaos. This can be very tough if you’re on a tight budget that doesn’t have a lot of wiggle room for […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways To Dress Up For St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is already right around the corner, which means it’s time to scour your wardrobe for any remnants of green clothing you might have from previous years. If you’re a little low on the green clothing, or you simply want to take things to a new level this year, then you might want to check out these ten tips. These tips will help […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways To Protect Animals on World Wild Life Day and Beyond

2018 is a great time to help make the planet a better place to live. One of the best ways to do this is to support the wild life in your area and around the world. World Wild Life Day is a great time to work on improving the world for the animals that we share it with. Unfortunately, many of the things we can […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Thank Your Employees That Won’t Throw Off Your Budget

The month of March is filled with exciting days designed to make your employees feel amazing. For instance, on March the 2 we observe Employee Appreciation Day as well as Salesperson day, and on March the 3 Caregiver Day is celebrated. With these three holidays designed to make many employees feel appreciated, you may want to think of a few ways to celebrate with your […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Do Your Part to Keep Music in Schools

As the years pass, music in the school system becomes even more endangered. Since this program doesn’t bring in as much money as athletics, it often gets cut along with the art programs in many schools. This can be a huge problem for our young minds, which is why so many people are standing up to try to keep music in public schools for good. […] » Continue Reading

Quick Ways to Prep For Spring That Will Save You Money

Although the groundhog has called for 6 more weeks of winter, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get in a little prep work before spring finally does arrive. Prepping for spring can really help you get a head start on things, which might even save you some money in the long run. Plus, doing a little spring prep work can help you get out of […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Embrace National Children’s Dental Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which makes it a great time to schedule your child a check up or work to improve their dental hygiene. Of course, many people associate dental care with high prices, which could detour you from wanting to partake in the month. Luckily, there’s actually quite a few ways you can cut back on the amount of money you […] » Continue Reading

Quick Ways to Save Money on National Pizza Day

Chances are, if you’re on a diet this year, then National Pizza Day is going to be a bit of a challenge for you. Luckily, there’s some healthy options to satisfy your diet that won’t cost you an arm and a leg. The same can be said for pizza lovers that don’t have to hold back this year. Buying pizza can really put a dent […] » Continue Reading

Encourage Your Local Scouts With These Frugal Tips

Joining the scouts can be one of the most efficient and fun aspects of childhood. It doesn’t matter if you join the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts or other type of troop as there are so many things a child can get out of the experience. Unfortunately, a lot of troops are very underfunded, which forces them to cut back on the things their scouts can […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways To Improve Your Heart During American Heart Month

February is American Heart Association Month, which makes it the perfect time to pay more attention to your heart. Many people feel that they have to throw money into their health in order to receive results. However, this isn’t the case at all. In fact, there are a few everyday things you can do that can help with your heart and overall health. Some will […] » Continue Reading

Cheap Ways to Make Work Fun Again Just in Time For National Fun At Work Day

Fun and work aren’t words that are commonly associated with each other, unless you work for a company that goes out of their way to ensure your time at work isn’t a chore. However, with National Fun At Work Day coming up, you might be wondering how you can add a healthy level of fun to your work day. Luckily, there are quite a few […] » Continue Reading

10 Tips to Make Beer Can Celebration Day Lucrative for Your Family

With Super Bowl season upon us, you may find that you have a lot more beer and soda cans to dispose of. Sometimes, they may even seem like they’re taking over the place, which can cause a lot of stress for you during your after party clean up sessions. There’s a lot of great things you can do with your cans to ensure they get […] » Continue Reading

Frugal No Hassle Ideas to Enjoy the Super Bowl

February is coming faster than we think, which means its time to start planning for the Super Bowl. If you don’t have cable, then you might already be wondering how you’re going to experience this year’s game. Of course, there are also a lot of other aspects to the big game that might leave you wanting to spend a whole lot of money. Although it’s […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ideas to Create a Safer Bath During National Bath Safety Month

January is National Bath Safety Month, which can be an important time for any family. Although you might think that bath safety is common sense, it may surprise you just how many injuries and deaths occur in the bath every day. Creating a safe environment for the whole family can be a crucial area when it comes to your household’s hygiene and ability to relax. […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Things to Do While Following Your Resolution to Avoid Social Media

With technology taking over a huge chunk of our lives, there’s no surprise that ditching social media is one of the top resolutions for this year. Luckily, taking social media out of your reach is cheap and might even help you save some money in the long run. However, many people often replace one bad habit with another, which is when you can really run […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Keep Your Kids Warm During the Winter Blast

Chances are, your household is experiencing some pretty cold weather. Although this is common for many areas in the winter months, some areas are getting a lot colder than they normally would. If you have kids, then this weather can really make life hard, especially during transport times to school and activities. Luckily, there are a few things you can do to help keep your […] » Continue Reading

Ten Ways to Enjoy National Soup Day Without Blowing Your Budget

In case you didn’t know, January is National Soup Month, which makes it the perfect time to save some money on your grocery shopping. Soup can be a very filling meal during the winter months and will allow you to warm up your body as well. Of course, if you don’t know how to keep your soup menu frugal, you might end up going overboard […] » Continue Reading

Toy Storage That Will Organize Any Mess For Less

With the holidays over, you might be wondering what you’re going to do with all of the new things your children accumulated. If you can’t get rid of a lot of things to make room for the new, then you may find your child’s room is a total disaster zone. This can be a bit of a hazard, especially with younger children. Luckily, there’s a […] » Continue Reading

Frugal Ways to Start the New Year on a Fresh and Healthy Note

Every year, people come up with a New Year’s resolution to help improve on their life. In most cases, these resolutions revolve around creating a healthier lifestyle. However, more often than not, the resolution is abandoned before the end of the first month of the year. Sometimes, sticking with a resolution takes up more time than people have to offer. Luckily, there’s a few resolutions […] » Continue Reading

Ten Quick, Healthy and Frugal Tips To Ditch your Holiday Hangover

The holidays are one of the worst times for coping with a hangover. With so many opportunities to enjoy a nice drink, the body begins to protest a little before it is all said and done. New Years is one of the worst periods of time for dealing with hangovers. Luckily, there’s a lot of very cheap remedies that can help you get through this […] » Continue Reading

Store Your Holiday Decor Without Spending a Fortune

Soon enough, the holiday will be over and it will be time to put away all of the holiday decor. This can actually be an expensive endeavor if you want to protect your beloved decor from getting broken or ruined by the elements throughout the year. Luckily, there’s quite a few ways that you can store all of your items securely without actually having to […] » Continue Reading

Festive and Fun Ways to Welcome in the Winter Solstice on a Budget

It is time to finally say goodbye to autumn and to welcome in the winter solstice. Many people often have this day come and go without recognition, but if you would like to help celebrate the season there are many ways for first timers or even recurrent celebrators to help make this occasion special. With all of the holidays happening at once, you might not […] » Continue Reading

Ten Last Minute Gifts That Won’t Break Your Budget

No matter how hard we may try, it feels like it is impossible to get all of our holiday shopping finished by the time the big day arrives. May it be a last-minute Secret Santa at the office or an unexpected gift from a friend or family member, there are many reasons why it is hard to stay on track of your shopping. Luckily, there’s […] » Continue Reading

Fun Ideas to Make Your Gingerbread House Frugal and Adorable

Creating gingerbread houses is a classic way to have some fun with your whole family while celebrating the holiday season. You can really have a lot of fun making a gingerbread house, but if you’re not careful it can really drain your budget. There are lots of ways to keep your gingerbread house on the frugal end of the spectrum though. This should help you […] » Continue Reading

Hanukkah Fun That Will Make Your Celebration Memorable on a Dime

Hanukkah begins this Tuesday, so you might already feel like you’re undergoing crunch time when it comes to planning your holiday celebration. Luckily, there’s still plenty of time to get a gathering together for family and friends if you choose to. If you’re on a tight budget, then you’re in luck as there are many ways to keep your guests entertained without forcing you to […] » Continue Reading

Ten Frugal and Fun Ways to Help Your Children Stay on Santa’s Nice List

Winter vacation is just around the corner, which means trying to keep your kids on their best behavior even when the boredom sets in. This can be challenging whether you’re traveling or waiting out the cold days in the house. There are a few ways that you can keep your children on Santa’s nice list though, without getting in the way of their holiday fun […] » Continue Reading

Ten Frugal Ways to Make Your Artificial Christmas Tree Look Like the Real Deal

When it comes to trees, many people can’t get over the look of a real Christmas tree in their home. However, there are many reasons that prohibit people from having a real tree in their life. May it be allergies, environmental consciousness or simply the type of home you have, it can be a let down not to have a real Christmas tree in the […] » Continue Reading

Ten Things To Avoid Shopping For in the Month of December

There’s only a few more shopping weeks left until Christmas, which means December is the time to really buckle down when it comes to deals. You’re going to see a lot of awesome items at a great price this month, but that doesn’t mean you should shop for everything on your gift list. Toys, perfumes, holiday foods and other must-have items are certainly a great […] » Continue Reading

Jolly, Cheap and Enticing Ways to Enjoy Christmas Card Day This Year

With Thanksgiving come and gone, you’re probably already getting in the mood for some Christmas spirit. One of the more time-consuming aspects of this holiday is getting the cards together to be mailed out. Christmas cards can even be pretty pricey if you don’t budget correctly. Luckily, December 9 is actually designated as Christmas Card Day which will give you the perfect time to set […] » Continue Reading