Easy Ways To Cut Your Grocery Budget

Groceries are easily the biggest part of you budget, aside from housing- so it can lead to the quickest, biggest savings for your monthly budget!  Learn some tips to cut expenses without couponing insanity!  Pin now to read before your next shopping trip!

  How much you spend on groceries can determine how successful your budget is. When I was in college, my parents paid for all my necessary expenses – like rent, utilities and groceries. I never paid attention to how much I spent on food or how much produce I threw away. They wanted me to

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Why Saving For The Sunny Days Is Just As Important As The Rainy Ones


If you’ve read any sort of personal finance book or blog in the last few months, you know the importance of saving for a rainy day in an emergency fund.  A small bad day, can be totally catastrophic when you don’t have the money saved away.  A flat tire could set you back $180, and

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Winter Travel: How To Pack Light When Clothes Are Heavy

Winter Travel- How To Pack Light When Clothes Are Heavy… It can be done! Save this for your next cold weather trip!

It wasn’t until I began packing for a New Year’s Eve celebration in the Windy City that I realized how much more challenging packing during the winter would be than during the summer. My carry-on suitcase that typically fits nine bathing suits and four pairs of flip flops was now overflowing with one turtleneck sweater

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Weekly Sale & Coupon Roundup – 3/13/15

Frugal Beautiful's weekly sale & coupon roundup - your one stop to snag the best deals on women's fashion.

Nordstrom Rack – Fossil watches, jewelry, handbags, and sunglasses are on sale until 3/15. J.Crew – take an extra 30% off sale styles using code SALELOVE, ends 3/17. Banana Republic – get 30% off select spring styles using code BRSPRING, ends 3/15. GAP – take 30% off your purchase using code SPRING, ends 3/16. Old

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That One Time I Almost Cancelled My Flight: A Trip To Big Sur & Northern California

The highlights of my trip to Northern California and Big Sur.

The blue waters of Big Sur, California-my camera & I could have stayed there for much, much longer. California is a big, big state.  I was born and raised in California for 24 years, before heading off to Chicago- and while I’d been up and down the state, everywhere from the Coachella Valley to Eureka

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