Black Every Day

I's not Black Friday yet!  But well in advance of the actual day, both WalMart and Amazon are already running daily Black Friday deals. Be warned!  You will have to check WalMart's page bright and early.  From what I've been seeing, they are selling out of the best deals fast!  You may wish to sign up for the emails notifying you of special sales. On Amazon, make sure to check the page at regular intervals throughout the day....more

DIY Homemade Liquid Hand Soap and Printables

 Are you looking for some easy ways to save money?  It is the small things here and there that add up to save us a little more cash in our wallet.  I started using this DIY liguid hand soap recipe that lasts us for at least two months.  It is quick and easy to do and saves us more money than buying store-bought liquid hand soap.  ...more

Throw a Frugal Birthday Party


A Quickie

Just a quick reminder on this Frugal Friday...We're approaching the holiday season.  As you begin to do your online shopping, don't forget to search for coupon codes before you complete those transactions.Two of the best sites for coupon codes are and .  Both offer codes for hundreds of sites....more

8 Tips to Save $75,000 Just by Sealing Your House

What could you do with an extra $75,000? I know I could do a heck of a lot with that amount of money: I could pay off almost all of our ...more

"Gain" Such A Beautiful Smell

"Gain" A Beautiful SmellEvery time I go and visit my parents up in Washington, I always leave their house with the best smelling laundry. You may think I'm crazy but truth be told, I enjoy doing our laundry up there as I know there is a guarantee of freshness to be had in our suitcase upon arriving home in Oregon....more

3 Websites to Score Free Samples

So, you like to save money and get some fun freebies in the mail? If the answer is YES, then check out these 3 freebie sampling sites. I like checking out the new samples each week and while some of them will overlap, you can find quite a few originals. I have to admit that it is kind of a rush when they start showing up in the mail. Don't judge- it's the little things. It truly does come in handy, especially when you receive travel sizes of toiletries, which is great for trips. ...more
I love travel size toiletries - they are the best for traveling! It's always hard to find ...more

Cutting Textbook Costs


Ask And You MAY Receive

Confession time...I don't like paying full fright for any thing. If I can get a few things free or discount. Doesn't matter the size or the value.I have contact a few companies by e mail and ask for there product for free or discount coupon. I've ask for many items. Such as dish soap, car oil, tooth paste, sardines, flour, eggs, tooth brushes, yogurt, and etc. If you discover a new product and you might be interesting in trying it, Contact them an ask for an sample. Nothing wrong in asking for more then one....more

June Real Food Monthly Meal Plan from The More With Less Mom

June brings a few holidays, including Father's Day, Hug Your Cat Day, International Fairy Day, and the summer solstice. For us it brings the end of the school year....more