Money-Saving Barbecue Menu Ideas

It’s summer. And since we all have to eat anyway, why not incorporate it into our entertainment agenda and have some folks over for a barbecue? Following are several ideas to pull off a successfully hosted event without busting your budget. Combo Kabobs These really are a fun and visually dramatic way to stretch your […]

Money-Saving Tricks Anyone Can Use

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Too frazzled to figure out frugal? Does just getting through the day leave you so depleted that your eyes start to cross at the mere thought of active savings strategies? This article’s for you. Things are way more hectic lately in our household, and we are finding that several of our savings approaches are needing […]

Cheap Grocery Alternatives to Meat

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With meat prices on the rise and medical professionals recommending going vegan in record numbers, many shoppers are on the lookout for affordable alternatives to meat at the grocery store. Here’s how to avoid the high-priced substitutes in favour of inexpensive, meaty-tasting options. (See also: Grocery Savings Strategies Anyone Can Use) Lentils Often overlooked and […]

7 Fun and Frugal Halloween Crafts


Rather than spend big bucks on pre-made plastic doodads this fall, why not turn the holiday’s decorating requirements into a family event and try your hand at some fun holiday crafts? Sure, you’ll need to spring for a few supplies, but there’s no reason things need to get out of financial control. Here are a […]