When someone first starts to learn about reducing a family's expenses, one of the first pieces of advice they're likely to hear is to "cut the cord" of cable or satellite TV. It might surprise you to learn that when we first started out on our journey to freedom from debt, we kept our satellite TV, ... Read More about How to Cut the Cord Without Giving Up Your DVR
Anyone with kids knows that batteries are a necessary item to have on hand. Doesn't it seem like kids run on batteries? I remember when we got a children's play kitchen for our kids. I think it took 20 batteries for all the little sound effects. And don't get me started on remote-controlled cars! ... Read More about Costco vs. Amazon: Which Has the Cheapest AA Batteries?
Curious about our personal story? Be sure to read our story of how we became debt-free except our mortgage. ... Read More about Our personal debt-free story
This week, my kids are having a blast at an enrichment camp offered by our school system. They each got to choose 2 fun classes to take for the week and my son is in one called "Slimy Science". He's definitely having fun, but you can imagine the things that are coming home with him! Today, he ... Read More about How to Remove Flubber from Clothes
Now that most kids in the U.S. are getting out of school for the summer, many families are looking for fun activities to keep the kids busy. It's a great bonus when those activities also help to keep their minds engaged, get them outdoors, and cost very little. Our family has been ... Read More about Frugal Family Fun: Letterboxing