Happy Monday! I had SUCH a fun, great, and productive weekend. I love the nice weather!!!!! The weekend was fun, cheap, and free, but the icing on the cake was all the STUFF we were able to get done. Here’s what we did this weekend on-the-cheap: FRIDAY Months ago we bought a big Utah “Pass
Reminder to be sure to sign up for our first annual Frugality Boot Camp! Come spend an entire day with me and other guest speakers learning everything you could possibly need/want to know about saving your family money. It’s going to be a TON of fun! We’re keeping it intimate this year and spots are
Generic VS Name Brand source I started answering readers’ questions in this post. But this one question in particular started getting so long, I had to move it to its own post! I get asked this question a lot and figured it was time to answer, officially, once and for all! Now, please just remember,
Lots of great comments, emails, and tips this week. I love my readers! If you have something to share, email me at funcheaporfree (at) gmail.com or leave a comment. And YOU might just be featured too Dream come true, eh? Enjoy! On my “spare second cleaning jar” post: I just found your website a couple
Yesterday I posted a video, and a bunch of tips for thrift shopping success. What can I say…it inspired me! I hit Deseret Industries (D.I) which is an AWESOME thrift store. My goal was to find some new toys, books, and kid shoes. Here are some great deals I got today: I, of course, hit
source Did you know that Spring is the best time of year for thrift store shopping? It’s true! With everyone in “Spring Cleaning” mode, the thrift stores are packed to the brim with great finds. I saw an old video clip from the Nate Berkus show today that really inspired me, so I thought I’d
This has nothing to do with anything, but I die laughing every time I watch it, so I thought I’d bring a little joy to your day. Enjoy!(Click HERE to watch on Youtube) Background story: I was blogging and she was finishing up breakfast. I saw her making this face in my computer screen reflection
Happy Tuesday! Today I have an amazing recipe to share with you. Anyone who has ever lived in or visited Utah probably knows about Cafe Rio. It’s legendary here! They have THE BEST pulled pork salads and burritos, and of course, the most amazing sweet rice. Ever. Well, my friends, today I’m cracking their secret!
Happy Monday! I did absolutely nothing exciting this weekend, so I thought I’d share with you how LAST weekend went for us. It was a blast, and I have a few helpful entertaining-on-the-cheap tips for you… Last Sunday we had 4 couples (+5 kids) over for dinner. It was a ton of fun…but that’s a
Reminder to sign up for my VERY EXCITING, first annual Frugality Boot Camp! Come for a day of fun, learning, and saving lots of money. Click HERE for more info and to register.
Once a year I stock up BIG TIME on canned goods. They are nice to have around for cooking, as well as being prepared and building up your food storage. There are tons of case lot sales going on at all the stores this week, so it’s a PERFECT time to take the best prices
Today I’m featuring…YOU! Unfortunately…it’s next to impossible for me to respond to every comment, email and question, so I thought doing some in a post might help answer some of YOUR questions at the same time, as well as motivate you all to leave comments too I do love your comments, after all. Thanks for