Frugal Living
Save Money with These Rebate Apps
Apr20

Save Money with These Rebate Apps

I love to save money. Just this past Monday, I went to the Louisville Zoo with my coupons in hand. I was happy that we had coupons for $3 off per person. Then, we got to the zoo and the lady at the admission booth said I couldn’t use the coupons. When I asked her why, she said it was Fun Day Monday and admission was only $5.25 per person. That was an almost $11 savings per ticket! Since there were three of us, that means I saved...

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Save Money on Cheap Engagement Rings
Dec28

Save Money on Cheap Engagement Rings

A diamond is a girl’s best friend… or is it? Engagement rings can be really expensive. You pay not only for the diamond itself, which is overpriced, but in many cases you pay a premium for the designer setting. If you want platinum, forget it. The cost is going to soar even more. Fortunately, there are some options that will allow you to save money on even cheap engagement rings, making the rings more affordable. New...

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How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions
Dec26

How to Make Money on Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

  If you’ve made a New Year’s resolutions, apparently the odds are not in your favor of achieving it. Reports indicate that upwards 25 percent of people who make New Year’s resolutions will already have failed at keeping them a mere seven days into January. Those who do manage to outlast the week and stick it out the entire year is a dismal 8 percent. However, add money to the mix—in terms of folks getting paid for getting...

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Current Redbox Discounts and Coupon Codes
Mar11

Current Redbox Discounts and Coupon Codes

If there is one thing I love, it is saving money. As most of you know, I always search for discount codes, coupons and specials before I buy anything. From groceries, to eating out, to vacations, to renting Redbox movies. However, I have recently been really disappointed in the lack of current Redbox discounts and coupon codes available. Sure, there are a few, but not like there used to be. It got me thinking that we all need to...

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Saving Money with Tiny Packets of Parmesan Cheese
Dec07

Saving Money with Tiny Packets of Parmesan Cheese

On Friday nights, we often have pizza for dinner. Sometimes I make it from scratch, sometimes it is frozen and sometimes we go ahead and order Pizza Hut. Tonight was a Pizza Hut night as oldest was home from school and we wanted to treat ourselves and her a bit. The guy at the counter asked if we wanted any Parmesan cheese packets and my husband said sure. This young man loaded us down with enough packets to last a month. Or, maybe we...

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Christmas Shopping Rebates
Nov24

Christmas Shopping Rebates

Throughout my married life, I’ve done a lot of little things to save money. After all, if you save a dollar here and there, that can results in hundreds of dollars of savings every year. In fact, one year, my dad, who is also a frugal shopper/coupon clipper, tracked his savings and found he’d saved thousands of dollars by using coupons and getting rebates. That all got me to thinking about what I do each Christmas. Buying...

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