Be Selfish – GIVE!

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Motivational finance books, such as The One Minute Millionaire or Think and Grow Rich stress the importance of giving. They claim that if you give, you get back a thousandfold more. Humans are hard-wired to give. The individual has to give something to get the benefits of the group. Giving makes you healthier. Because we evolved this way, giving makes us feel good. According to Oprah in 6 Ways Giving Makes You Healthy. Giving helps the economy.

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Give Thanks

Teresa's Deals

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation. The post Give Thanks appeared first on Frugal Texas Diva. This post may contain affiliate links or sponsored content, read our Disclosure Policy.


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Kids & Giving Generously

Family Balance Sheet

Giving is not easy for all children to understand immediately. Giving Several years ago I brought home an empty Operation Christmas Child shoe box for my family to fill. Unfamiliar with Operation Christmas Child ? Check out the link at the bottom of this post.) My kids were about 5 & 2.5 at the time, so I found an online video to help me explain why we were filling the shoe box with small toys and toiletries for another child that they did not know.

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Want to stop throwing food away? Give me four weeks!

The Frugal Girl

I’ll give you plenty of practical assignments, and we’ll also talk about how to stay motivated and avoid discouragement. If you do that and don’t love it, I’ll give you 100% of your money back. Give me four weeks!

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Giving: Does It Always Have To Be About The Money?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

When many of us think about giving, the first thing that comes to mind is money. The reality, though, is that giving doesn’t always have to be about the money. Here are some ways that you can give without writing a check: Give your time : Whether you donate time at a charity, or whether you offer to babysit your friend’s children while she looks for a job, the time you give can free up resources. Deciding to Give Cash. Give Back

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Give to Charity and Help Your Finances

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Many financial gurus extoll the virtues of giving, and even indicate that giving is part of successful finances. At first glance, it seems counter-intuitive to think that your financial situation can be improved when you give your money away. However, if you take some time to think about it, you will find that there really are some solid reasons to involve yourself in charitable giving. Giving pulls you out of yourself, and lets you see how much you really have.

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Could You Give Up Sugar?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Could You Give Up Sugar for a Year? Giving up desserts and sugary snacks is hard enough in our culture that is filled with them. But when you try to give up all the added sugar, suddenly your food choices seem to become very limited. Besides giving up sugar, which many of us might have a difficult time doing because it is so incredibly addicting, many more of us likely say we don’t have time to cook everything from scratch.

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Reasons to Give to Adult Children

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Why on earth would you volunteer to give your adult children monetary gifts? This gives you a unique window into the future day, that awful day when you die and your heirs inherit your worldly goods. Give an annual gift (staying within any limits imposed by the tax system under which you live) and your estate is reduced by the amount of the gift. You want to see the smiles on their faces when you give it. Sixth, we don’t give them enough to live a life of ease.

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Teaching Kids The Power Of Giving This Holiday Season

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Your true purpose as a parent is to give your kids lessons in life that will help them to function when they enter the world as adults. But you also have to give them a sense of social responsibility and some measure of compassion for their fellow man. The first is that we stop our mad dash for a moment and give thanks for all that we have. And the worst part is that this smorgasbord of giving really benefits no one in need. Do they know the power of giving?

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Using Kids Crafts to Teach the Gift of Giving

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Teaching The Gift of Giving This year the grand kids are 5 and 8 years old and I want to demonstrate the pleasures of giving. Moms always love anything their kids give them! Teaching The Gift of Giving It was fun making my practice stepping stone. How do you teach your children and grandchildren the benefits of giving? Give Back Go FrugalA garden stepping stone for Mom, maybe?! It’s August, weeks from the start of school.

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Three Ways to Give to Charities Even If You Don’t Have Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Yet, when people in the community come to ask for donations for the needy, the narrator’s mother does not hesitate to give away some of her few remaining canned goods. Use that gift card combined with sales to buy some new clothes to give to a needy family. So, how do you give to charities? How to Give to Charity Without Spending Money. Many of us want to give to charity but it isn’t always possible to give money when you’re struggling financially.

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JCPenney Give Back Box – Ship Your Donation for Free

For the Mommas

JCPenney Give Back Box – Ship Your Donation for Free. JCPenney is partnering with Give Back Box to accept gently used clothing & household items – and you can send them your donation for free!

Sustainable Gift Giving this Holiday Season

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Instead, focus on ways that you can give items that are inexpensive, personal, and eco-friendly to some degree. You don’t have to buy new to give a classy, thoughtful gift. A great way to give a unique gift, as well as help save the planet. Give Something You’ve Made. If you really want to get personal with your gift giving, you can make something to give to your friends and family. My sister-in-law routinely gives items that she crochets.

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JCPenney Give Back Box – Ship Your Donation for Free

For the Mommas

JCPenney Give Back Box – Ship Your Donation for Free. JCPenney is partnering with Give Back Box to accept gently used clothing & household items – and you can send them your donation for free! Just print the Give Back Box shipping label, attach it to the outside of your box and ship via UPS or USPS for free! Continue reading JCPenney Give Back Box – Ship Your Donation for Free at Save $$ | Hot Coupons & Deals | Weekly Ad Previews | Matchups.

Chipotle Buy One, Give One for Heroes

For the Mommas

Chipotle Buy One, Give One for Heroes. Continue reading Chipotle Buy One, Give One for Heroes at FTM. Chipotle has announced a 4HEROES initiative that will benefit healthcare workers from April 21 through April 26. Every time a Chipotle digital customer names their burrito order “4HEROES” on the Chipotle app or, Chipotle will donate a burrito to medical professionals.

A Great Way to Giving Back

Giving BackEven in this global economic uncertainty, one thing is certain; people in third world countries are doing it even tougher. As much as we hate the number of people in unemployment, 23,000 children continue to die everyday from starvation and related illnesses. But I found a great way that we can contribute. Right now, the Australian Government have promised to match dollar for dollar any donation towards the East Africa crisis.

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Cheaper, Less Stressful Alternatives to Christmas Gift Giving

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Every year, I express my desire to have a quiet family gathering rather than a big gift giving ordeal. I’ve finally figured out that it’s not about them wanting to spend time and money in malls; it’s about them wanting to give something and share something with one another. So I’ve brainstormed some ways that we can avoid the malls, while keep the giving spirit alive and well: Food Giving. Give an Experience.

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What Are You Giving Up to Save Money?

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Is it really worth it to give up whole foods (not the store, the actual foods) to save money? Sometimes the things we have to give up to put an extra few bucks in the bank account aren’t really worth it. I was recently introduced to Erin Chase, “The $5 Dinner Mom” – not in person, just online via her popular site This lady has been blowing up, from The Today Show to The View, she is inspiring folks all over the country to save money by eating in! Awesome, right?!

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How to Give to Charity Without Spending Money

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

Many of us want to give to charity but it isn’t always possible to give money when you’re struggling financially yourself. Other Ways to Give on a Budget. If you’re able to give blood, you can make a big difference to someone’s life. While it’s easy to feel that your contribution isn’t worthwhile if it doesn’t come out of your own pocket, charitable giving comes in a range of different forms.

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JCPenney Give Back Box: Declutter and Donate by Mail

Couponing 101

Luckily, JCPenney partnered with Give Back Box to make it easier. The post JCPenney Give Back Box: Declutter and Donate by Mail appeared first on Couponing 101. Once donation centers opened back up after quarantine, they were inundated with items. After all, with nothing else to do, cleaning out your closet started to seem like a good (and maybe even fun) idea. But that led to a problem: warehouses filled up too quickly and many stores were forced to close to donations.

The Giving Tree Hardcover Book $8.99 (Reg. $18)

For the Mommas

The Giving Tree Hardcover Book $8.99 (Reg. $18). Amazon has The Giving Tree Hardcover Book for $8.99 (Reg. $18) The Giving Tree, a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein, has been a classic favorite for generations. Continue reading The Giving Tree Hardcover Book $8.99 (Reg. $18) 18) with FREE Shipping on orders over $25.00 or with Amazon Prime Orders.

TopCashBack Giving 5% Bonus For American Express Payouts

Coupons Do Work

The post TopCashBack Giving 5% Bonus For American Express Payouts appeared first on Coupons Do Work! TopCashBack has an awesome NEW payout! The site, TopCashBack is a cash back search engine to thousands of online retailers. Each time I shop online I now earn an average of 7% in cash back thanks to these shopping portals which is awesome. When spending, why not get money back from when I shop?

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20 Ways to Give for Free

Couponing 101

I know many of us are digging deep into our pocketbooks in order to afford to give any gifts at all this Christmas, so charitable giving seems completely out of reach. There are however, many ways to give that cost you nothing but can be a real blessing in someone’s life! Mom Advice put together a list of 10 Free Ways to Give to Charities with some really great ideas. That is a collective 20 ideas for giving for free! Giving

Let’s Give Our Thanks this Memorial Day!

For the Mommas

Continue reading Let’s Give Our Thanks this Memorial Day! This Memorial Day let’s take the time to recognize our troops. We thank the heroic service men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice so we could continue to enjoy our freedoms. Here is a great article from the USO on how we can Honor the Fallen while adhering to CDC guidelines. 10 Socially-Distanced Ways to Honor the Fallen on Memorial Day Weekend 2020. Stay safe!!

Free MP3 Download of “Give Thanks” by Seeds Family Worship

Couponing 101

Seeds Family Worship is currently offering a Free MP3 Download of the song “Give Thanks” from their Seeds of Character album! Free MP3 Download of “Give Thanks” by Seeds Family Worship is a post from Couponing 101 The post Free MP3 Download of “Give Thanks” by Seeds Family Worship appeared first on Couponing 101. Freebies free Free Download free downloads free mp3 Free MP3 Download free music free song Give Thanks music seeds seeds family worship Seeds of Character

What Money Advice Would You Give Yourself If You Could Go Back in Time

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

The money advice I would give a younger version of myself falls into two categories: “What were you thinking?” It’s about those things that my now self would probably want to give my then self a swift kick in the pants for motivation. Don’t Give Your Future Self More to Be Upset About. We like to say that hindsight is 20/20, and this is especially true of money.

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Silk is Giving $5 PayPal Cash for National Coffee Day

For the Mommas

Silk is Giving $5 PayPal Cash for National Coffee Day. Silk’s National Coffee Day Reimbursement Program is giving 1000 people $5 paypal cash. Continue reading Silk is Giving $5 PayPal Cash for National Coffee Day at FTM. All you need to do is purchase a plant-based coffee beverage and Send a paypal request to using a valid PayPal account and including their coffee order, featuring a plant-based milk or creamer, as a Note.

FREE Nexcare “Give” Bandages

For the Mommas

Take the pledge and fill out the short form to request a FREE Nexcare “Give” Bandages Sample Pac k! Click the “ Pledge/Sample” button at the top. Allow 6 to 10 weeks for delivery! Check out these other awesome freebies while you are here! And don’t forget about these great printable coupons: $0.50 off any One (1) Purex Powder 22oz or larger. off two Purex Liquid Detergent or UltraPacks. off ONE (1) FINISH Dishwasher Detergent. off FINISH JET-DRY Rinse Aid Product.

25 Holiday Cookie Recipes To Bake, Give, and Enjoy

Family Balance Sheet

Tis the season to make, bake, give, and EAT cookies.and lots of them. Andes Mint Cookies at Newlyweds. Cherry Dark Chocolate Shortbread at Finding Joy in my Kitchen. Chocolate Cherry Bark at Finding Joy in my Kitchen. Chewy Molasses Spice Cookies at Once a Month Mom. Chocolate Chip Coconut Macadamia Cookies (gluten, grain, and dairy free with egg and sugar-free option) at Whole New Mom. Cool Mint Oreo Cookie Balls at 3 Boys and A Dog.

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How Do You Help Give Back?

Maybe it’s to give money to charity, maybe you help out at your local community centre or part of a church ministry that helps those less fortunate. This site gives back to a number of charities and recently featured on Yahoo! The creator of the site Brent is a compassionate person who has done well for himself and is looking to give back to the community. Again, I strongly encourage you to visit this site and see what you can do to give back.

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Gifts That Give Back…

Cheap Chica's Guide To Style

I’m always asked for my favorite Holiday gift ideas so this year I’ve decided to partner with Cuyana on a gift guide that gives back ! I couldn’t be more excited to share each of pieces below (hand selected by yours truly) not only because they’re super stylish, but because each one celebrates a country’s culture, heritage and its people. Happy Holidays…and shopping! Inspired by

Gift Giving on Mother’s Day

With Mother’s day fast approaching, many of you might be asking what to give your mom? Well with the popularity of group buying sites, the range of gifts or gift vouchers that you can give her are enormous! As you would know there are several group buying sites that you could purchase the perfect gift for mom. The original and most popular is Groupon which basically spawned many copycat sites, some even being so lazy as to copy the layout and color scheme of Groupon !

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Give Thanks with Merci Chocolates and Giveaway

Nicoles Nickels

It is the end of the year and it’s when we traditionally thank the people who are in our life by giving them small gifts or a token of our appreciation! Giveaway Give Thanks with Merci Chocolates and GiveawayThis is a special time of the year regardless of what (or if) holiday you celebrate. Merci chocolates are perfect for a small thank you! They are delicious and obviously Merci means thank you in French!

1 Oz. Aveenos Now Giving Extra Bucks

Simply CVS

There has been much discussion about the buy two Aveeno get $7 extra buck deal which shows in the ad.5 oz and above. Some shoppers were getting the 1 oz. trial size @ $1.49 each and the extra bucks were not printing but many stores were printing them anyways. Then shoppers were calling 800shopcvs whose didn't print and the stores wouldn't print them and corporate was issuing the extra bucks. 10 30 cvs ad

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FREE Nexcare Bandages – 2016 Nexcare Give Campaign

For the Mommas

2016 Nexcare Give Campaign. In honor of World Blood Donor Day – Tuesday, June 14th – Nexcare Bandages announces the official launch of the eighth annual Nexcare Give Campaign in partnership with the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers, to raise awareness about the increased need for blood donation. The post FREE Nexcare Bandages – 2016 Nexcare Give Campaign appeared first on FTM. FREE Nexcare Bandages. Every two seconds someone needs Blood.

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How to Impress Your Boss (Without Giving Up Your Work/Life Balance)

Prairie Eco-Thrifter

A colleague and I one time worked out that our coworkers tended to give us funny looks as if we were leaving early when we worked from 8-4. It seems that maintaining your personal life while trying to climb the corporate ladder or enhance your work life is nearly impossible. It’s incredibly hard to balance work and family, which is why it is such a hot topic. You can impress your boss without working 12 hours per day and working late into the evenings.

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Make Way for a Give-A-Way!

The Bargain Hunter Extraordinaire

Well, CSNstores and I would like to be able to give ONE lucky winner a day like that. Tags: Make Way for a Give-A-Way One of the most excited moments for me is when I come home from a crazy day at work, go to my mailbox and find that someone has just sent me an unexpected present, card, or occasional check. Even those these moments do not happen as often as I would like, I still look forward to the days when they do.

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Subway: Buy One Give One FREE Sub! (11/3)

For the Mommas

Subway: Buy One Give One FREE Sub! Subway recently announced they will celebrate National Sandwich Day on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, with a “Buy One, Give One” special. The post Subway: Buy One Give One FREE Sub! 11/3). Buy any 6-inch or Footlong Sub, plus a 30 oz. drink, and get sub of equal or lesser value free. No coupon required! Check out more such meaty deals here. 11/3) appeared first on FTM. Free Stuff Freebies

54 Restaurants That Give You Free Food With No Purchase needed

Coupons Do Work

Here are 54 restaurants for 2017 that give you free food just for signing up with them for rewards (which is free to sign up too!). How it works: when you sign up for the restaurant’s loyalty program or downloading their mobile app, they want to reward you with giving you something for free. Friday’s : Get a free appetizer or dessert just for joining their Give Me More Stripes rewards program. They also give out tons of other freebies when you’re a member.

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Give Your Pantry a Makeover for Easier Access

Couponing 101

The post Give Your Pantry a Makeover for Easier Access appeared first on Couponing 101. Preparing a satisfying meal for your family is complicated enough as it is. Throw a disorganized pantry into the mix, and you might be sorely tempted to make every night take-out night. Salvaging your pantry doesn’t need to be a nightmare. These simple tips can transform your pantry and your meal prep. Make Use of Doors. Pantry doors help keep your items safely tucked away out of view.

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Free Burgers – 15 Restaurants Who will Give You One For Free

For the Mommas

Free Burgers – 15 Restaurants Who will Give You One For Free. Here is the roundup of the 15 Restaurants Who will Give You One For Free. Continue reading Free Burgers – 15 Restaurants Who will Give You One For Free at Save $$ | Hot Coupons & Deals | Weekly Ad Previews | Matchups. Don’t miss out on this awesome freebie deal that will score you 15 free burgers this year!

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Catch A Character Gives your Child Proof!

Nicoles Nickels

Brand Promotions Catch A Character Gives your Child Proof At you can create a picture of Santa (or other characters) in your home to prove to your doubting Thomas that Santa does exist! Take a background picture inside or outside your home. Upload to and choose which character you want in your photo. Arrange the character appropriately, choose a border, press a button and you are done! You can then download and share or print your photo.

Premier Protein Gives you Energy to Face your Busiest Day!

Nicoles Nickels

Protein gives you the energy to face your busiest day. Simple carbohydrates are famous for giving you quick energy, but also for the subsequent crash. The right mix of protein, carbs and fats can give your body a longer-lasting source of energy. Protein is critical to giving me energy and helping me feel full so I am loving this Premier Protein line. Brand Promotions Premier Protein Gives you Energy to Face your Busiest Day