Tips & Tricks

Tue, 13 Jun

at 8:00 pm

Summer is officially here and the temperatures are rising fast - it was 93 here today! As nice as it would be to keep the air conditioner set at a nice frosty low, it’s sure to make your electric bill (and your heart rate) rise. But there are inexpensive tricks to stay comfortable, no matter [...]

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Sun, 16 Apr

at 7:00 pm

You don't have to be a senior to get the "senior" discount anymore, a lot of places are offering discounts for those as young as 50! The trick is you have to ASK for the discount. Here's a list of places we know offer a discount. Please note though, the discount may vary by individual [...]

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Fri, 14 Apr

at 7:39 pm

If you end up with a lot of plastic eggs laying around this weekend, there are a lot of really cute craft projects that you can do with them! Here are a few (the first 3 are my favorites)... Easter Egg Tea Cups Cupcakes Easter Egg Fireflies Herd of "Eggimals" Word Eggs Capital and lowercase [...]

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Sun, 22 Jan

at 12:59 pm

This program has been around for quite a while, but it is still pretty cool. MissingMoney.com is a database of governmental unclaimed property records. It is free to use and you never know you could be owed money! Unfortunately I have never gotten anything but I have known quite a few other people that have. [...]

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Mon, 16 Jan

at 1:40 pm

When my hubby and I got married 18 years ago, we registered at two places - Dillard's and Target. Target was definitely a lot more fun. If you are getting married, Target is a great place to register! Back then, they gave us a scanner that we took all over the store scanning the items [...]

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Fri, 13 Jan

at 7:59 pm

No matter how new the relationship or how long you’ve been together, date nights are an important way to spend time connecting with each other. It’s actually an investment of your time and energy into the relationship. But when money is tight, it can be difficult swing a night on the town or dinner and [...]

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Wed, 10 Aug

at 8:05 pm

It's almost back to school time for the kiddos. I think there is usually two types of kids when it comes to going back to school, on one hand you have the kid that is so excited to go back and can't wait any longer, and on the other hand you have the kid that [...]

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Fri, 29 Jul

at 9:01 pm

Here are 20 COOL Ice Cream recipes to cool you off during this HOT summer... Roasted Banana Coconut Ice Cream | Roxana's Home Baking Nutella Crunch Ice Cream Cake | A Family Feast Monster Cookie Dough Ice Cream | Mom on Timeout 3 Ingredient Creamy Coconut Ice Cream | The Kitchen is my Playground Skinny [...]

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Wed, 27 Jul

at 12:59 pm

Several shoe companies offer these programs for athletic type (or wannabe athletic type) people to try out their product. You wear the shoes for a few months and then send them back so they can see how the shoes held up and get your opinion of the shoes. Yes, you have to give them back, [...]

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Sat, 23 Jul

at 10:00 am

When most people think of a library, what comes to mind is books. But did you know that your local library is a great resource for saving money? It’s true! For just a few minutes of your time to register for a library card, you could have access to all of this and more: Borrow [...]

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