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7 Ways to Save Money on Birthday Parties

Recently, we celebrated my son’s first birthday. I wanted everyone to have a great time, but I also wanted to save money. It seems like there are many people who spend a fortune on their children’s birthday parties, but you can still have a great party without taking out a loan!   1. DIY Something

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If you ever feel like there is more month than money, make sure you read these tips for lowering your monthly bills!

Bills are a necessary evil. While I don’t have any magic ways to make them disappear, (wouldn’t that be nice!) there are ways to drastically cut your monthly bills! Tips for Cutting All Bills: 1. Invest your time Call around, fill out applications, and compare companies. The time you spend could save you hundreds or

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You can still enjoy going out without having to spend a lot of money. Check out these easy ways to save!

  We love to eat out, but when we started living on one income, we knew we had to cut way back on our out to eat spending. Here are some ways that we have cut back. Hopefully, it will inspire you to find ways to save money on going out to eat as well.

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When the budget is tight, buying gifts can be hard. But you can still give great gifts that don't have to empty the wallet!

When looking for ways to save money, even little things like gift giving can make a difference. Gifts are important. They let others know that you care and  they are special to you, but that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. Here’s what I changed about our gift giving in order to save

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A Perfect, Imperfect Birthday Party

Last week we celebrated Caleb’s first birthday. It was the first big party that we had in our home, and I had a lot of fun getting ready for it. Let me start out by saying that not everything went as I had planned… I never got around to creating a birthday wreath for the

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10 Ways to Save Money on Baby Items

  Many couples believe that they have to wait to have children until they can afford them. But the truth is children don’t have to be expensive. This past year I have saved thousands of dollars on baby costs, and you can too! 1. Borrow Chances are you know someone who has recently had a

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How to Make Your Dishwasher Work More Effectively

When we bought our house last year, I was so excited to finally get a dishwasher for the first time! But after using my dishwasher for a few months, my excitement started to wane because my dishes were not coming out clean. I was having to rewash half of the dishes. Ugh! After much trail