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Thrifty Thursday: Save Money with Spring Produce

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2015

Back in September, we discussed how buying seasonal produce can save you lots of money on food preparation. Well, seasons have changed and now it's time to start cooking, baking, and…

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Thrifty Thursday: 10 Creative, Thrifty Ways to Recycle & Reuse Household Items

Posted on Thursday, March 26, 2015

This article originally appeared on Money Crashers, authored by Casey Slide. My husband and I really enjoy learning new ways to reuse things around the house. We try to be creative and…

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Thrifty Thursday: Upcycle Old Clothes to Save Money

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015

There comes a time when we must cave and replace our beloved, worn-in clothes for newer pieces. But that doesn't mean we have to toss them in the donation bin or trash them. Consider…

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Thrifty Thursday: Green Spring Cleaning on a Budget

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sunshine. Chirping birds. Warmer weather. Spring is on its way! Have you been bitten by the spring-cleaning bug? There's nothing quite like a thorough cleaning session at the start of…

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Thrifty Thursday: Saving Money at the Grocery - Without Coupons!

Posted on Thursday, February 19, 2015

Always amazed at the extreme couponers on TV who are able to stock up on a month’s worth of groceries for what seems like a measly few bucks, but simply don’t have the time to…

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Thrifty Thursday: 5 Household Cleaning Products You Can Make Yourself to Save Money

Posted on Thursday, February 12, 2015

Take a moment to think about how much money you spend per year on household cleaning products. Laundry detergent, fabric softener, and dryer sheets. Solutions for windows, hardwood, and…

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Thrifty Thursday: 15 Affordable Beauty Product DIYs

Posted on Thursday, January 29, 2015

It's so easy to overspend on beauty and hygiene products. It seems like there's a lotion and potion for just about every possible part of your body and then some. Plus, just…

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Thrifty Thursday: 10 Things Not to Buy in 2015

Posted on Thursday, January 22, 2015

This article first appeared on Yahoo! Finance MarketWatch. 1. Cable TV Though cable providers still have plenty of subscribers--roughly 101.7 million Americans, in 2014, according to…

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Thrifty Thursday: 33 Thrifty Ways to Use Toothpaste

Posted on Thursday, January 15, 2015

We love products that have multiple uses and allow us to get more bang for our buck, like vinegar. Today, we're here to share 33 ways you can use toothpaste around the house. So, when…

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Thrifty Thursday: 8 Things You Should Always Buy Used

Posted on Thursday, December 18, 2014

We're huge fans of shopping secondhand to save major bucks, but sometimes it can be hard to decide whether you're better off buying new or used items, especially when health and…

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