Find out How Drew & Farrah Paid off $200k of debt, including their HOME

I am a big Dave Ramsey fan and I often listen to his show while I’m cooking dinner. So I’m thrilled to bring you today’s story, because I actually watched this couple’s debt free scream when it was live on the show. Please welcome Drew & Farrah ....more

Our Family Trip to Shenandoah Valley, VA

If you love the outdoors, you will love the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia. My family spent a recent weekend seeking adventure there with with my daughters’ Girl Scouts troop. We rode horses to the top of the Blue Ridge mountains, zipped down Bear Mountain, and meandered through underground caverns that were formed millions of years ago ....more

Find out how Richard paid off $40,000 of debt

Today’s Debt Free Story is from Richard of Frugality Magazine, where he shares frugal living tips for financial freedom. 1. Tell us about you and your family. Where are you from? ...more

How to Slash your Grocery Spending in 31 Days

Need to find some wiggle room in your budget? Is an unexpected expense threatening your bank account? Or maybe you’re trying to build your emergency savings account, or save for a vehicle? ...more

This Week’s Grocery Recap 05.28.16

This Week’s Shopping Trips: I misplaced my receipt for the shopping trip below, but it was in the high 80’s. I also stopped by BJ’s and picked up a 12 pack of Annie’s Organic Mac-n-cheese and a 13.5 lb bag of baking soda, total spent $18.60. I like to keep the Annie’s on hand for a quick lunch or snack for the kids (and my husband) ....more

Day 25: How to Save Money on Produce

Fruits and vegetables are such an important of our daily diet. So it’s important to Smart Tips to Save Money on Produce CSA If organic produce is important to you, joining a CSA will be a very cost effective option. garden Look for Marked Down Produce Buy In Season local farmer’s markets You Pick freeze when on sale frozen produce ...more

Day 24: How to Save on Organic Food

Day 24 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Save on Organic When it comes to organic food, everyone’s line in the sand is different. I have friends who are adamant about eating only organic food and I have friends where eating organic is not a priority. We fall somewhere in between ....more

Day 23 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Bread Outlet Stores

Day 23 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Shop at a Bread Outlet My family loves bread. And good or bad, we eat A LOT of it every day, sometimes multiple times a day. I’ve found the best prices on bread at a local bread outlet ....more

Day 22 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Plan this week’s meals

Day 22 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Plan this week’s meals and shopping trip. Meal planning is really the cornerstone of smart grocery spending. If you do just one challenge this month, make it meal planning ....more

Day 21 of 31 Days to Slash your Grocery Spending: Weekly Recap

Today is Day 21 and I’m recapping the week’s menu and my shopping trips. This Week’s Dinners: Monday: Pasta with clams & fresh tomatoes and spinach & strawberry salad. I used grape tomatoes that I found in the freezer ....more