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15 Ways to Save Money This Year

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Looking for a way to follow through on some of your resolutions this year? These 50 easy ways to save money will help you pay off some bills; work towards getting out of debt; or build on your savings. 15 Ways to Save Money this Year Budget! – The only way that you are going to be able to save… Read more »

Top WaterSense Rated Shower Heads

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The other day I wrote a post on water conservation and taking responsibility for things around the house to help reduce water usage. In that post I referenced taking shorter showers and using shower heads that were WaterSense rated. Below I briefly discuss what WaterSense rating for shower heads means and then list some of the top watersense rated shower… Read more »

Why haven’t you signed up for Ebates?

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(This post contains affiliate links) Why haven’t you signed up for Ebates yet? Do you know how much you are missing out on cash back and great offers? I love the great deals that Ebates has to offer and the cash back you get by shopping through them. And, you can earn $10 free just for signing up! In 2015… Read more »

10 Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill

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Saving money is a big topic this time of year as many people have New Year’s Resolutions to save more over the course of this next year. We are all concerned about how much electricity/energy we use. Whether our reason is that we want to be “greener” or we want to see more savings because we can’t believe how much… Read more »

Cut the Cord: How we cut cable and saved

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So waaaaaay back in August, I wrote a post on debating if we should cut the cable. I had quite a few people tell me that it was a great idea, especially since we had Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. But, I dragged my feet and never did it. Going in to this year we are looking to try and… Read more »

Homemade Coffee Creamer

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I drink coffee like no other. I have 1-2 cups before leaving for work each morning and then while at work I drink between 1 and 1½ pots of coffee myself. I don’t enjoy my coffee black though, I like flavored creamer in my coffee. However, I’m not a fan of the price of coffee creamer. The kind that I… Read more »

52 Week Saving Challenge pt. 2

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Well here is part 2 of the 52 Week Saving Challenge. Yesterday, I talked about the 52 Week Penny Challenge, and how it is a great way to start saving. That challenge is the easier of the two that I have for you. The second challenge is the 52 Week Dollar Challenge. It has the same basic concept, that you… Read more »

52 Week Saving Challenge pt. 1

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This year we are planning on doing some saving challenges. I have come up with two different ones to share with you all! Saving can be difficult, as we can get off track, but these challenges are quite simple! The two challenges that I have come with two different totals at the end of the year. So, you can base… Read more »

10 Ways to Winterize Your Home

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The cold is setting in and if you haven’t started winterizing your home, you had better get moving! Here are some great tips to make sure you are being energy efficient this winter. Check and clean that furnace! This is very important. Make sure that your furnace is working at its best efficiency by having it checked and cleaned by… Read more »

Amazon’s Holiday Toy List

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I’m all about taking advantage of savings and deals when I find them. Amazon.com just released their Holiday Toy List for 2015. There are some great toys for children of all ages. Shop Amazon’s Holiday Toy List Of course Amazon makes it super simple to search for your favorites. There are different lists that are “Mom Picks,” “Kid Picks,” and “Movie… Read more »