how to save money when traveling | traveling on a budget | affordable travel | budget travel tips

How to Save Money When Traveling

Traveling is super fun, but it can also be super expensive. And while there’s lots of ways to try and make sure you get the best deal on your airplane tickets or train or whatever, there’s also lots of ways you can save on the little things that can add up over the course of …

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How to save money decorating your home | DIY | home deco | decorating your home on a budget

How to Save Money Decorating Your Home

I’m home A LOT which means I need to enjoy the space. I work from home, and with services like Prime Now and three restaurants within walking distance of my apartment, I can go several days at a time without using my car. Don’t worry though, I promise I’m not a complete hermit, my dog …

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Save money and have fun with the REI Outdoor School | frugal living | money saving tips

How to Save Money and Have Fun with The REI Outdoor School

I realize it’s January and in many parts of the country (or the world) going outside right now doesn’t sound all that fun. However, the winter Olympics are coming up so I know there’s lots of outdoor activities that are enjoyable even in the winter.  Finding some fun inexpensive stuff to do outside that doesn’t …

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Are You Using Everything You Have to Save Money?

Pretty much everyone is always looking to for easy ways to save money and I’m no exception. The minimal effort part is the key, because I’m really not interested in doing any sort of extreme couponing. I don’t have the time nor do I have the space to store stuff which a lot of extreme …

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meal planning | meal planning for single people | how to meal plan | meal prep

How a Single Gal Meal Plans

I really hate to cook. Because it just seems like such a waste of time. I mean I know it’s not and cooking at home is an easy way to save money, but seeing as I live alone pretty much anything I cook requires me to eat it the next 3 days minimum. For some …

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frugal living | affordable living | enjoy life | save money | personal finance tips

Top 5 Affordable Living Posts

Saving money without sacrificing enjoying your life is a goal for most people. Be it because you are saving up for something, paying off debt, or just cannot afford whatever it is you want to be doing. So I thought I would share with you the top 5 most popular posts on this site that …

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Are Subscription Boxes Ever Worth it?

In case you haven’t heard there’s a subscription box for pretty much everything. And while some are aimed at being useful in saving you time others are just for fun. The whole idea of each is that you save more money than had you bought the stuff in the subscription box individually. Plus, who doesn’t …

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Why I Changed My Mind About Amazon Prime

You may recall a post I wrote about Amazon Prime a while back, I had done a 30 day free trial and I concluded that I’d spent more money than I normally would because I had it and so I opted not to sign up for Amazon Prime. Well, I’ve since changed my mind and …

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Frugal But Fantastic Gifts to Take to Holiday Parties

Tis the season . . . to be invited to a shit ton of holiday parties. Friend’s parties, office parties, coworker’s parties, it seems it’s never ending. And you want to be a good guest you want to bring them something to thank them for inviting you. However, you also don’t want to spend a …

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How to Have a Debt Free Holiday Season

It’s that time of year, the time of holiday joy and cheer and spending more money than you would all year long. And then come January you’re going to end up having a Christmas debt hangover. But just like you can avoid hangovers of alcohol by drinking lots of water you can avoid that holiday …

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