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Let “Focus on Finance Month” Begin! October challenges to get us ready for Christmas!

  Well, Freebs, #Shelftember is officially over. (How’d it go, by the way??) Now that it’s October, it’s time to whip our wallets into shape! Christmas is only 84 days away if you can believe it (*breathes into paper bag), which means we are in the thick of the most expensive time of the year for most

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How to Inventory your Freezer, Pantry, and Fridge – FREE Freezer Inventory Printable Included!

If you’ve followed me for long, you know I LOVE my freezers. Yes, plural. I have several of them, and they are packed to the BRIM with food. My freezers are one of the main tools that allow me to spend so little on groceries, and still make healthy, homemade meals for my family! Aside

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Simplest Budgeting Tips…EVER!

Hello to all my new friends who might have seen me on Rachael Ray! And hello to all my existing Freebs. I’ve had lots of questions lately about good old fashioned BUDGETING (yes, the “B” word…). So today I thought I’d bust out my best, most delicious secret sauce to help you get your budget

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5 Ways to save $100 THIS WEEK

Hi Freebs! Today I wanted to pop in and give you some ideas for how to save (or earn!) some MAJOR-QUICK cashola this week! But first…warning…a little back-story. (Grab a snack, this may take a minute.) If you haven’t noticed, I’ve dabbled in a variety of blog topics over the last year or so. Traditionally,

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“Say No to 3” Challenge – Focus on Finances Month!

Does anyone feel like they just finished the Boston Marathon? Or just finished reading The Iliad? However grueling it was for you, I hope you are all undeniably proud of yourselves for making it an entire week spending ZERO DINERO! For those who have no idea what I’m talking about, we just completed our first

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Join the Spending Freeze Challenge!

Welp, it’s time. Call your mama, lock up your car keys, and hang up the ol’ shoppin’ shoes because the SPENDING FREEZE WEEK starts TOMORROW!! For those of you who are committed to making this a September to remember with a #FocusOnFinances month (…and I hope you all are…nudge nudge…) then you should all be ready to

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