Have you tried shopping at Aldi yet? I love shopping at Aldi and I don't care who knows it! (And no one is paying me to say that either!) Most people think of Aldi because of their amazingly cheap grocery prices. But did you know that many people love Aldi for reasons that have nothing to do with saving money? I know I do! 6 Reasons To Love Aldi That Aren't … [Read more...] about 6 Reasons To Love Aldi That Aren’t About Money
I had a great trip to my favorite thrift store last weekend! Have you ever found so much great stuff at a thrift store that you want to tell everyone? You know what it's like... When someone says, "I like your shirt," and you reply with, "Thanks, I only paid $2 for it!" Successful thrift store shopping is not difficult. A few simple tips can help you be more … [Read more...] about 8 Simple Secrets of the BEST Thrift Store Shoppers
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! These days, the most common use in our house is Xbox and Wii controllers. … [Read more...] about Costco vs. Amazon: Which Has the Cheapest AA Batteries?
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 came home with several balls of flubber, colored green (his favorite color). I … [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 enjoying an activity that fits all of those criteria. Letterboxing! … [Read more...] about Frugal Family Fun: Letterboxing