2020

How I Organize My Kids’ Paperwork, Artwork, and Mementos

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Kids create a lot of paper during their childhood. They create a lot of other stuff too, but that’s for another post. Today, I’m sharing how I have handled ALL of the paper, artwork, mementos, and miscellany over the last 14+ years that I’ve been a mother.

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Green Energy Jobs- What Are Your Options?

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Green jobs are becoming all the rage as of late. Whatever your personal beliefs on why that’s happening, there’s no denying it’s true. If you’re interested in pursuing a career in the green energy sector, there are jobs available in a number of different areas for a varying degree of skill sets.

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ShopRite: Coffeemate Creamer JUST $2.00 Each Thru 8/8!

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ShopRite: Coffeemate Creamer JUST $2.00 Each Thru 8/8! Elevate your coffee experience from a mere routine to a meaningful ritual with Coffeemate Creamer that is available for JUST $2.00 Each at ShopRite. Thru 8/8, Coffeemate Flavored Creamers 32 oz is priced at $3.00

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How to Successfully Work from Home with Kids

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Since social distancing is critical for halting the spread of the coronavirus, some businesses now allow their employees to work from home. Many people dream of working from home. But as with anything, there’s a learning curve.

How We Frugal-ed in February 2020

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Frugal living is NOT about feeling deprived. Frugal living is being intentional with our money and creative with our resources, so we have more to put towards the things that are important to us. We want to live WELL on LESS Money.

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How We Frugal-ed through April 2020

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April 2020 might go down as the most frugal month of my lifetime. With the global pandemic and the decline of our small business, I have flexed frugal muscles that I didn’t know I have. Operation Frugal Living is in full swing at my house.

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How I’m Managing our Family Budget during the Pandemic

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Like many across the globe, my family’s finances are a bit unstable due to the Coronvius Pandemic. I feel like going forward life will be known as Pre-Coronavirus and Post-Coronavirus , kind of like what happened after 9/11.

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Family Budget Spreadsheets 2021

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Are you ready for a fresh start? After the year we’ve had, I think we all are! If your fresh start for the New Year includes improving your finances, you are not alone! Saving more money is one of the top resolutions that people make…after getting in shape and eating healthier.

How We Frugal-ed in November 2020

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November is the start of what can be an expensive season. Here’s how we frugal-ed our way through it. Frugal Wardrobe in November: I have a small bedroom closet, so I like to keep my wardrobe fairly lean, but highly functional.

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7 ALDI Soup Ideas

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Are you an ALDI shopper? I pulled together a list of ALDI soup ideas using ingredients I found at the store. These family favorites are hearty, tasty, and easy on your grocery budget.

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My 2021 Planner

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Are you looking for the perfect 2021 planner? Today, I’m sharing mine. It is highly functional, affordable, and at the moment, wide open for all the possibilities and opportunities that 2021 will bring. While I embrace the digital world, paper is the way I plan my life.

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How to Save Electricity While You’re Working at Home

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It’s not novel news that working from home has become quite the norm these days. The Coronavirus pandemics led to many lifestyle changes and one of the biggest is the severed connection between public office environments and its staff. Incredibly, 42% of the U.S labour force now work from home full-time! It’s a complex situation, employees get to stay in the comfort of their homes but are pushed to ensure their productivity still meets the required standards.

ShopRite: 2 FREE Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals + More Deals Thru 7/4!

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ShopRite: 2 FREE Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals + More Deals Thru 7/4! Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals at ShopRite. Honey Nut Cheerios Cereals are priced at $1.49

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18 Black-Owned Online Businesses You’ll Love Supporting

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Believe it or not, shopping might be one of the most impactful things you do. Where you direct your money determines which businesses thrive and which are forced to shutter their doors. Racism has recently entered the forefront of the national spotlight.

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How to Create a Family Balance Sheet + Get a FREE one for your family!

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Need a quick snapshot of your finances? Let me show you how to create a Family Balance Sheet. I’m a firm believer that finances must be organized and neat, and a Family Balance Sheet helps you keep track of your finances in one tidy spreadsheet.

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How We Paid off Six Figures of Debt

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In September 2019, my husband and I accomplished our biggest financial goal in our almost 20 years of marriage. It was so big that I cried for two days straight– we paid off six figures in non-mortgage debts.

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7 Aldi Grilling Ideas

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Are you an Aldi shopper? Do you love to grill? I used the Aldi flyer and put together a meal plan of 7 ALDI grilling ideas. Everything was DEE-LICIOUS!

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Delicious Summer Cookout Recipes

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Don’t heat up the kitchen! Fire up the grill! Every night is a cookout in the summer. Here are 20 delicious summer cookout recipes. Enjoy! 20+ Delicious Recipes for Your Summer Cookout.

How our Debt Freedom Plan Prepared Us for the Pandemic

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We have hit uncertain times and this pandemic has felt like a wall that is unscalable. For many households, their finances and budgets are in limbo. Businesses have shut down, manufacturers have paused production, and many people have been laid off or furloughed.

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Basic Frittata Recipe

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Looking for an easy meal, but short on ingredients? A frittata is a quick and hearty meal that is a great way to use up any leftovers or food that you already have in your refrigerator or freezer. . Basic Frittata Recipe. I love the ease and flexibility of a frittata.

How We Frugal-ed in January!

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Welcome to my first “How We Frugal-ed” recap of 2020. Frugal living is NOT about feeling deprived. Frugal living is being intentional with our money and creative with our resources, so we have more to put towards the things that are important to us. We want to live WELL, on LESS Money.

My 2020 Financial Goals & A Recap of 2019

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I never really embraced the idea of choosing a word for the year. I tried it in the past and was gung-ho for the first month and then forgot all about the word. However, 2019 was the first year that I found a word that I could stand by.

3 Reasons You Might Need an Environmental Consultant

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When it comes to the dangers of climate change, Australia is one of the world’s most vulnerable countries. In fact, the country’s temperatures have hit an all-time high, peaking at 41.9°C C in December 2019. What’s more, some studies have even pointed to Australia one of the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters per population. To make matters worse, Australia ranks last out of 57 countries in the Climate Change Performance Index.

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Giant: Giant Brand Russet Potatoes Just $1.77 Starting 11/13!

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Giant: Giant Brand Russet Potatoes Just $1.77 Starting 11/13! Giant shoppers can score a great deal on Giant Brand Russet Potatoes. Starting 11/13, Giant Brand Russet Potatoes 5 lb is priced at $2.99 Plus we have a $1.22

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What is Coupon Stacking?

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You have multiple coupons for the same product, but you can’t use all of them… or can you? While you can’t always use multiple coupons for the same item, you can combine some coupons, and the results are often phenomenal. Coupon stacking can help you save big.

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Ten Ways to Prevent Accidents

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Tragedies and accidents, unfortunately, have been a part of human life since it began. Injuries through accidents have been around ever since human beings have been clumsy. Even when they are not, freak events in our surroundings can hurt us at times and even take out lives in some cases. In Indian history, the Mughal emperor Humayun tripped and fell down a flight of stairs till his death. As a solid ruler, no one would have anticipated that their king will die by falling down the stairs.

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Saving Money on Home Heating

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Winter is the coolest time of year, as the saying goes. When you’re home, sweet home, you want to be warm as toast. You know what’s worse than a drafty home? A high heating bill. Saving money on home heating starts with preventing heating loss. Point2 Homes recently published an interesting article sharing tips to prevent heat loss in your home. Insulating Your Walls. The best way to prevent heat loss is to ensure you have proper insulation in your home.

4 ways to futureproof your home for greener energy

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If you’re keen to save money and protect the environment, you will no doubt already have much of the necessary jobs around the home done. You may have already paid up for your home’s double glazing, not to mention the loft insulation cost. If you haven’t yet sorted the basics out, make a list of improvements and get working your way through them as your budget allows. You’ll feel better once you’ve ticked everything off your list.

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Our Guide To Finding The Right Loan Provider In A Financial Emergency

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Dealing with a financial emergency can be a stressful process for many of us that are living from paycheck to paycheck, however, with some forward planning, this can benefit you. However, with so many loan providers out there, you can choose the perfect lender for you with an affordable APR. In this article, we will be providing you with insight into how you can find the right loan provider in a financial emergency. Check Your Credit Score.

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How to Cook Split Bone-In Chicken Breasts

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Looking for budget-friendly protein? Consider split bone-in chicken breasts. They’re less expensive than boneless, skinless chicken breasts and won’t dry out while cooking. What is a split bone-in chicken breast? A split chicken breast is a chicken breast with the bone and skin. Two split breasts equal one whole chicken breast. Sometimes, the breasts are still intact and might be called whole chicken breast.

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ShopRite: Kellogg’s Cereals & More ONLY $0.67 Each Starting 5/17! {KFR}

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ShopRite: Kellogg’s Cereals & More ONLY $0.67 Each Starting 5/17! Starting 5/17, ShopRite has Kellogg’s Rice Krispies Cereals and Kellogg’s Rice Shopkins Cereals priced at only $1.67 each wyb 3.

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Giant: General Mills Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 10/23!

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Giant: General Mills Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 10/23! Stock up deal on General Mills Cereals at Giant. Starting 10/23, General Mills Cereals are priced at $0.99 Plus we have a $1/2 General Mills printable coupon to use on this deal That will make the final price just $0.49

Giant: Cheerios Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 4/3!

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Giant: Cheerios Cereals ONLY $0.49 Each Starting 4/3! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Select Cheerios Cereals are priced at $0.99 Plus we have a $1/2 General Mills Cereal coupon insert to use on this deal that will make the final price ONLY $0.49

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Giant: FREE General Mills Cereals & Fruit Snacks Starting 7/3! {New Coupons}

For the Mommas

Giant: FREE General Mills Cereals & Fruit Snacks Starting 7/3! New Coupons}. Don’t miss out on this freebie deal on General Mills Cereals & Fruit Snacks at Giant! Starting 7/3, General Mills Cereals and Fruit Snacks are priced at $0.99 each at Giant.

Acme: 2 FREE General Mills Cereals + More Deals Thru 2/10!

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Acme: 2 FREE General Mills Cereals + More Deals Thru 2/10! Thru 2/10, Acme has a great 4-day sale on General Mills products. They are priced at $0.99 each plus we have a $1/2 General Mills Cereal coupon to use on this deal that will further reduce the price. Stack it with a $1.00

7 Ways to Prepare to Reenter the Outside World

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After several months in quarantine, some states are opening back up. But things have changed, so you may not know what to expect when you reenter the outside world. These seven tips can help make your transition back into society as smooth as possible. Take Precautions.

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Giant: 2 FREE Lucky Charm Cereals Starting 2/14!

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Giant: 2 FREE Lucky Charm Cereals Starting 2/14! We have a great deal to make savings at Giant. Lucky Charms Cereals is priced at $0.99 Plus we have a $1/2 General Mills Cereal coupon insert to use on this deal that will further reduce the price.