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The ultimate CAR HACKS! (Tips, tricks, and gadgets that REALLY work)

  Happy Memorial Day Weekend, Freebs! I’m headed off to do some camping in Bumble, our Combat Camper (long story, to be told soon I have no doubt…). But I wanted to pop in quickly to give you some tips for making your life a lot easier! I assume many of you are hitting the

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4 Secrets to affordable travel! (that you probably didn’t know about!)

Holy smokes, two blog posts in a row? I’m on FIRE, Freebs! I should be in bed, but I had a stroke of inspiration so I’m going to run with it for a sec. Tonight I spoke to a church group about budgeting and frugal living, as I often do. We covered many things, stopping

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Natural Allergy Remedies! (Let’s Beat Those Fall Allergies!)

Hey Freebs! Mary from the FCF Team here with some of my best tips for beating allergies, and specifically this time of year, FALL allergies! My kids and I all suffer from seasonal allergies and Fall is one of the hardest times for us. Over the years we’ve picked some tricks for preventing flare ups

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School Lunch Ideas! (You NEED these in your life.)

Anyone else hate school lunch?? This is our first year dealing with packing a school lunch every. single. day. *hits head with hammer*. It was a constant struggle. He didn’t want what I packed, I was mad that he would waste food or throw it away, there was always a last-minute scramble to throw things

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How to keep kids healthy…the SNEAKY WAY.

How to keep kids healthy…without losing your sanity. That seems to be my biggest battle lately. A knock down, drag out, who-has-the-sanity-for-this kind of battle at that. In the last few weeks we’ve had allergies, runny noses, ear infections, busted fingers, ear infections, you name it! (Can you tell school has started??) My kids are not willing “healthy”

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iPhone Hacks…for moms!

Hey Freebs! It seems that more and more of us have iPhones any more. So today for my Millennial Moms video I thought I’d share my favorite FREE iPhone Hacks that help everyone (especially moms!) get the most bang for your buck out of those expensive, life-saving little devices! Trust me guys, you’re going to freak

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How to Sell Brass for Cash! (Trash to treasure, baby!)

Happy Labor Day, Freebs! Our Spending Freeze Challenge officially began yesterday. Are you playing along? In keeping with our challenge theme of saving and getting creative, I wanted to let you in on a secret we recently discovered. Did you know you can sell brass for CASH?! TRUE! Nuts, bolts, screws, bullet shells, even zippers can

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Potty Training Hacks!

Let’s be honest, potty training stinks. Literally. Having potty trained 3 of my 5 kiddos in the last 4 years, I am no stranger to the adventures of ditching diapers; and I have a handful of potty training hacks to make the experience less…crappy? (I couldn’t resist!) Today’s Millennial Moms video is full of some of my

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My Top 15 Laundry Hacks! (You’re welcome in advance…)

It’s no secret I have a big family, which includes 5 kids…pause for dramatic effect…that are complete TORNADOES in their clothes. The reality? I do a lot of laundry. Like, a loooooot of laundry. I actually don’t mind doing laundry (well, everything but actually putting it away. That’s my least favorite chore e-v-e-r). I’ve had

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Top 11 Techy Money-Saving Hacks + $100 Ulta Giveaway!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclosure policy here. Let’s call it like it is…who DOESN’T love to find a good deal or save a buck…but who really has time for complicated money-saving hoop-jumping?? Have no fear, over the years I’ve learned to spot the BEST, quickest, and easiest ways to save money, and today

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My Best Money Saving HACKS!

So…did you know I like teaching people how to save money? (uh………………….duh.) It’s true! I just can’t help it. I find such joy and satisfaction for teaching people how to find what works for THEM, and stretch every dollar to the absolute breaking point! A big part of that is finding quick and simple money saving hacks and

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My BEST Moving Hacks!

Moving {SHUDDER}… does the sheer word give you itchy hives, and leave you feeling completely overwhelmed?! Don’t you worry, I have a list of moving hacks I have used over the last few weeks prepping for our move, and I’m going to share them all with YOU! Now, that doesn’t mean I haven’t opened a few

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