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5 Fun and Frugal Ways to Ring in the New Year

I don’t know about you, but typically by the time we make it to the New Year, I’m ready for a little R&R for both my body and my budget. We generally go “all out” for Christmas – visiting the family, hosting a cookie exchange, enjoying our own Christmas at home…So, for New Year’s, we like to keep things a little more low key (and low budget). With a little creativity, it’s so easy to have a memorable New Year’s Eve, so check out my ideas…Your New Year’s Eve celebration doesn’t have to cost a lot to be memorable. Use these simple, cost-effective ideas to celebrate and ring in the new year.

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Homemade Cleaning Recipes for a Frugal Household

Are you fed up with all those expensive cleaners that in most cases turn out to be ineffective and way too expensive? Many people believe the lie that commercial cleaning products guarantee for perfect cleaning, however, that is not completely true. Apart from lacking the required efficiency, they are not cost-effective solution for your monthly budget.

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Stop fooling yourself that what is on the market is the best for your home. Instead try this new approach.

In case you are thrilled by the idea of trying something new and to include it in your cleaning kit, this article will definitely serve you excellently. It will supply you with wonderful ideas for homemade recipes for a frugal household. You may be surprised but there are great green recipes, thanks to which you will be able to save up a lot of money. There is no need to trust commercial cleaners that cost the earth and that will eventually turn out to be ineffective are saying from MainCleaners SW8. Continue reading

31 Fun and Frugal Halloween Activities

You may remember that we celebrate Halloween around here in recognition of the triumph over darkness. That being said, though, no matter what holiday we celebrate, we try to keep it frugal or at the very least budget-friendly. A recent study showed that the average American spent roughly $78 on Halloween festivities…I don’t know about you, but to me that seems a bit steep. So, how can you have fun, celebrate the holiday, and still stay on budget? Check out these 31 Halloween activities that will cost you next to nothing.The average person spends nearly $100 on Halloween. Save your budget and enjoy these fun and frugal Halloween activities that cost next to nothing!

 

 

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Saving Money and Improving Your Finances

As a young wife and a mom-to-be, I need all the help I can get saving money. The tips and tricks that I use are relatively easy strategies that anyone can use to improve their finances and become more financially independent no matter what their current lifestyle is. I love finding new ways to save money and keep our costs low.Easy tips and tricks to easily start saving money and improving your finances. Find tons of new ways to save money and keep your costs low today!

If your life is like mine and you’re constantly wondering what you can do to save a little more or to support your family’s financial better, I’ve got you covered. First things first, go ahead and subscribe to Living Contently to receive a free copy of my Debt Payoff Toolkit, and then take a look at some of my other resources.

My tips for saving money and improving your finances run the gamut for helping those who are just getting started saving money to those who have already cut the budget as much as they can. Wherever you are in your journey to financial freedom, though, you’ll be able to find some helpful tips and insight that I’ve already put to the test. Continue reading

Rainy Day Activities for Kids During Summer

Summer is the time for playing outside, laying in the sun, and soaking in the pool. The only thing that puts more of a damper on that than alternative summer obligations is rain. And, I don’t know about where you are, but here in Pennsylvania, we’ve had a whole lot of wet weather this summer.

But, just because it’s been raining doesn’t mean we can’t have fun. In fact, I am planning to have my nieces and nephews over for a few days, so I know I have to come up with a few fun things to do in case of rain. Once I thought about it, I was able to come up with a bunch! I plan to hang on to this list for when our little one arrives, and I need some fun inspiration on a rainy summer day. So, what rainy day activities for kids are ideal during the summer? Here are a few of my favorites!A rainy day during the summer can be the pits. Avert the situation and make a rainy day fun with these rainy day activities for kids!

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