Now that the cold weather is here, it’s really tempting to stop on your way to work to grab a hot coffee, or to spend part of your day in the warm ambiance of a little shop with a fireplace, comfortable seating, and tasty beverages. Unfortunately, the cost of a coffee concoction in your favorite […]
Savvy shoppers know that timing is everything—certain items are discounted during specific seasons and/or holidays. Some sales are tied to phasing out old models and bringing in the new, like cars, while others are long-standing traditions like Black Friday. Below is a monthly shopping guide provided by Chelsea Hudson, Shopping Expert at TopCashback.com (an awesome cashback […]
Sometimes you just don’t feel like cooking (this happens to me about 2-3 times/week) but eating out is expensive! Here are coupons and deals for 35 different restaurants to help cut down on the cost. I hope you find your favorite restaurant on the list! Related post: 9 Ways to Save Money When Eating Out […]
Valentine’s Day is rumored to have been created by a popular greeting card company to boost sales. While this isn’t true, it’s easy to get carried away and spend a lot of money on a little bit of romance in a box. Here’s how to keep the money in your wallet and still have a […]
Any last-minute shoppers out there? Only 3 more days until Christmas! We made the mistake of going out to dinner near the mall last night; the traffic was horrendous. Why do so many people go out to shop? I’d rather stay in and shop online. How about you?
As September is coming to a close, you are probably looking forward to the falling leaves and dressing up for Halloween. However, if you plan to host Thanksgiving at your house this year, you should really start getting organized now. Hosting family and friends for Thanksgiving dinner can be a very stressful undertaking!
It is that time of year again … tax time. In the past, I always knew I would get a tax refund each year. I set it up this way so I had a nice little boost each February. This made doing taxes pretty much a joy. When Dan and I got married, we both enjoyed getting a refund at tax time. Again, this made doing taxes fun. We were excited to see how much we could spend on a bit of a “gift” to ourselves.
No doubt about it, the Christmas season is the most beautiful time of year. Lights sparkle inside and outside homes, 12 foot Santa Clause figures loom over rooftops and lawns, artificial candles burn in windows, and electric bills soar. It’s easy to get caught up in all the hoopla of the holidays and blow January’s budget […]
If there is one thing that every married couple should know, it is that you have to continue dating to keep the love and romance alive. When we first get together and feel that rush of butterflies at just the sight of that guy or gal, we look forward to date night. We cannot wait […]
Though we all know that saving money is important, it can also seem like quite a chore. Listed below are some relatively painless ways to save $50 this month, and in some cases, you’ll save much more. Buy an outfit from the thrift store instead of from the mall. It takes a little legwork, but […]