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How I grocery shop + stock up on a budget! (My best grocery shopping tips!)

Happy STOCKTOBER everyone! The last week of August, just before #Shelftember started, I did a grocery shopping trip. Before putting all the groceries away I thought “…this may come in handy in October, I’ll record this.” I’m so glad I did! With #Stocktober in full swing, I’ve had so many questions about how I grocery

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#Stocktober challenge + buying bulk, shopping at Costco, & stocking up on a budget!

iiiiiiiit’s OCTOBER! I am so. dang. excited for this month. Not only because it means gobs of candy, cooler weather, and my kitchen renovation that I’ve been waiting 1.5 years for, but mostly because it’s #STOCKTOBER! What they hey-ho is #Stocktober, do you ask? In case you missed it, September was dubbed “#Shelftember“…forever known as

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The best homemade salsa recipe! (All you need is a blender!) Printable recipe included!

On Instagram recently, I’ve been teasing my new FOOLPROOF homemade salsa recipe (given to me by my friend Tiff, who is now a household hero). It’s not only out-of-this-WORLD, good (Bubba says it’s better than restaurant salsa, which is saying a lot…) but it’s embarrassingly easy. All you need is a blender! The original recipe is

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Leftovers hacks! How to eat leftovers…and actually make them taste good!

Freebs! How is the #Shelftember Shelf Cooking challenge coming?? We are head-first into the first full week, and so far y’all have been EXPLODING MY BRAIN on social media! The meals you are making, the creativity I’m seeing, it’s incredible. If you have no clue what I’m talking about, see all about Shelf Cooking and

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How much to spend on kids! | Allowance, clothes, college, etc | Q&A Tuesday

My family and I have been enjoying one last hurrah in Nevada, soaking up as much summer sun as possible. Don’t worry, a vlog of the trip is coming someday! I wanted to pop in quickly and share with you my YouTube video this week (I post new videos every Thursday if my carrier pigeon

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The cutest MOANA PARTY! | Priya’s 6th birthday party

    Happy Monday Freebs! If you saw my video of Mory’s first birthday, then you saw that I promised to give you details of Priya’s epic Moana party that we threw for her 6th birthday. It was the cutest party EVER, and I couldn’t wait to share all the details with you! If you

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How to speed clean your house! (plus a deep-cleaning daily printable!)

With summer coming to a close *bursts into ugly sobs* efficiency has been on the brain. I’ve been slowly trying (try being the key word here…) to ease back into reality (aka a schedule of any form or function) as we inch back to school. I’ve been trying to focus on being more purposeful with my

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How to pay off debt and still LIVE a little! | Q&A Tuesday

Aaaahhh….DEBT. The dreaded 4-letter D-word. Whether you love it, hate it, or have no idea what it is (which, um, if you don’t now what it is, be sure to keep reading because you have a little catching up to do…) it’s a necessary part of being a grownup. *eye roll* Have no fear! Bubba

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11 Home Lunch Ideas: Healthy, Creative and Fun!

Back to school is apporaching fast! Although I have some experience in school lunches, this is still some new territory that we are working on. My friends over at Deals to Meals have come up with 11 home lunch ideas that are bound to add some fun for lunch. Take it away ladies: 

How to budget on a commission-based, or inconsistent income! | Q&A Tuesday

Welcome to my new series, Q&A Tuesday! Each Tuesday throughout the summer I’m going to take a money/budget/frugal living question from my blog, YouTube, or social media, and answer it live on Facebook! Then I will post it on YouTube and blog sometime later in the week…which sure makes the “Tuesday” part of Q&A Tuesday

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How to store groceries, choose a watermelon, and other FOOD HACKS!

  Happy Thursday, Freebs! If the carrier pigeon never delivered the message, I’m posting new videos every Thursday over on the ol’ YouTube. This week’s is one I filmed forever ago (…caugh…APRIL…) but just had to post because it answers so many of the grocery/food questions I’ve been getting lately! I walk through a grocery

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Where do I even start with budgeting?? | Q&A Tuesday

  Happy summer, Freebs! As you can imagine, I get hundreds of comments, messages, and emails asking me for personal financial advice. Many of the questions are amazing, and many of them are the same! Since I can’t physically answer each one personally, I’ve decided to start a new summer series called “Q&A Tuesday”. Each

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