Being Frugal Without Coupons

Big changes coming for this Frugal Minded Mom.  After years of using coupons (heck, I started this blog as  The Coupon "High",)   and stocking up on pantry item when deals are great, my house has become coupon free.  Yep, you read it right I have cleared out all my coupons. In … [Read more...]

Happy National Popcorn Day + a Money Saving Tip for you

    Happy National Popcorn Day!!   Did you even know that existed?  It does and it's January 19th each year.  No need to spend a bunch on popcorn to enjoy the day.  Here's a great money saving tip to really enjoy that popcorn.  Plus it's simple and healthy too.  . I’ll … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Protect Yourself Online and Save Thousands

So let me ask you a question, how much of your holiday shopping did you do online? For most people I bet this number is pretty high.  My answer is between 85 to 90 percent.  While online shopping certainly makes life easier, it can lead to some big problems if you aren't … [Read more...]

Holiday Tipping Guide – Who and How Much

  Does the thought of Holiday tipping stress you out? Here's some concerns that come to my mind and cause some anxiety.  Can you relate? Who all do I need to tip? Do I have to tip my hair dresser even if I don't go in December and have tipped them before? What's … [Read more...]

Frugal Christmas Traditions | Tips for Making Cookies with Kids

  Looking for a frugal tradition to start with the kids for Christmas.  Baking with them is a great one. Growing up, I so looked forward to Christmas Baking day with my mom.  We didn’t make the standard sugar cookies though.  Our Christmas cookies were German cookies … [Read more...]