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Three Easy Ways to Save Money on Groceries

It’s possible to save substantially when grocery shopping if you follow these three tips.
by Hunter Happenings on Dec 17, 2015

More Clever Low-Cost Homemade Gifts Everyone Will Enjoy

If you missed Part 1 of this series, click here. One of the best gifts you can give or receive is something that was handmade with love. The special touches, time and effort that go into DIY projects let everyone know theyre important to you. If your...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Dec 16, 2015

5 Things To Do Before Shopping Online

These important things to do before shopping online apply to everything from major electronics purchases to holiday gifts. You may think you should just click and buy, but there are a few simple things that you can do that will save you money, frus...
by A Cultivated Nest on Dec 13, 2015

From House to Apartment: Downsizing Strategies for Smaller Spaces

Downsizing. The idea conjures images of sad faces carrying boxes of precious items. It’s associated with loss, tragedy, and change. But what if you could spin it? Downsizing from a house into an apartment doesn’t have to be painful. There...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Dec 10, 2015

7 Ways to Cut Down on Your Christmas Shopping List This Year

Santa gives Christmas gifts with a “Ho, ho, ho.” However, people who don’t have a legion of elves to help them often feel like “Ho, ho, NO!” If the expectations of gift-giving have become too much for your budget, consid...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Dec 9, 2015

The Handy Dandy Gift Guide of Practical Presents Under $25

There are plenty of gifts you can give for the sake of giving gifts, but you’ll get more mileage out of a practical approach to holiday presents. For all those hard-to-buy-for friends, relatives, and co-workers, consider this gift guide full of...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Dec 8, 2015

10 Ideas for Frugal Winter Family Fun

As I sit down to write this blog post, it is snowing outside.  Huge white flakes are falling from the sky steadily.  We are expected to get up to a foot of snow today.  Yes, I do live in the frozen north!  I know that’s not where everyone lives...
by Color Me Frugal on Dec 7, 2015

10 Ideas for Frugal Winter Family Fun

As I sit down to write this blog post, it is snowing outside.  Huge white flakes are falling from the sky steadily.  We are expected to get up to a foot of snow today.  Yes, I do live in the frozen north!  I know that’s not where everyone lives...
by Color Me Frugal on Dec 7, 2015

Do You Have a Millionaire Mentality?

Do you have a millionaire mentality? Do you believe that all millionaires are livin’ large? Do you think they all drive brand new luxury cars or live in McMansions? Well, according to a book I read a few years back, The Millionaire Next Door,...
by SimpLeigh Organized on Dec 4, 2015

8 Clever Low-Cost Homemade Gifts Everyone Will Enjoy

Another holiday season is upon us. This year, instead of waiting in long lines at the shopping malls or surfing hundreds of websites, why not try something different? Give a gift that costs more time than money and means more to the recipient than an...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Dec 2, 2015

How to Buy Cheap Eyeglasses Without Compromising Quality

For most people, there is little doubt that the economy is swiftly changing and it’s negatively affecting almost everyone. As a result, most people today are forced to operate on very tight budgets. But, there are some items that always need to...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Nov 27, 2015

4 Hacks for Fixing a Broken iPhone That Apple Won’t Tell You

However big the damage on your iPhone, it’s definitely frustrating to see your prized possession a little worse for wear. Usually, people worry about the financial burden of damaging their iPhones, or that it will need to be sent off to the man...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Nov 17, 2015

7 Ways for People with Diabetes to Save Money

In honor of National Diabetes Month, please welcome my friend Paul Moyer from Saving Freak blog. Paul is going to share with us some important ways for people with diabetes to save money. Take it away, Paul!   There are 29.1 million people diag...
by Color Me Frugal on Nov 16, 2015

Healthy Dinner for Two in 22 Minutes for Under $20

Eating on a budget is a challenge for anyone, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy. Evan and I set out to make a delicious, nutritious, healthy dinner for the two of us for under $20. We scored big time and even prepared everything in...
by Sweep Tight on Nov 14, 2015

Healthy Dinner for Two in 22 Minutes for Under $20

Eating on a budget is a challenge for anyone, especially when you’re trying to eat healthy. Evan and I set out to make a delicious, nutritious, healthy dinner for the two of us for under $20. We scored big time and even prepared everything in...
by Sweep Tight on Nov 14, 2015

30 dinners in 2 days: My attempt at freezer meals

Hello! I’m about to embark on a HUGE project (details coming soon) that will be taking a pretty big chunk of my days. So I’ve been looking at ways to save time and work smarter to make sure my family’s needs … Continue readin...
by Living Rich on Less on Nov 3, 2015

Updating old shutters with paint

Hello! I hope you are enjoying this beautiful fall Saturday. My middle sis and I recently completed a whirlwind DIY project that has made a major impact on her home’s curb appeal. She wanted to paint all of her 24 shutters from … Contin...
by Living Rich on Less on Oct 31, 2015

15 Fun and Frugal Holiday Gifts

Hello readers! One of last week’s posts here on Color Me Frugal talked about how to avoid a holiday spending hangover, and one of the tips we talked about in that post was getting crafty with your gifts!   Since craftiness may come more natura...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 26, 2015

3 Easy Ways to Save Money on Organic Foods

More and more people are opting for organic food. It’s not that they’re fitness freaks; however, everyone wants to stay healthy, especially now that medical expenses are shooting through the roof. Eating natural food is a healthy habit th...
by Len Penzo dot Com on Oct 21, 2015

9 Ways to Avoid a Holiday Spending Hangover

We’re approaching that time of year again, friends! If you haven’t already started thinking about the holidays, I suggest that now is a good time to start. No, the reason I suggest that has nothing to do with the holiday sales, Black Friday, or a...
by Color Me Frugal on Oct 19, 2015


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