Frugal Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Frugal St. Patrick

Whether you're Irish or just love a good holiday celebration, St. Patrick's Day can be a ton of fun. To keep you feeling lucky and under budget, we decided to find the tastiest and most frugal St. Paddy's recipes (maybe that's what is hidden at the end of the rainbow!). Kid-Friendly Snacks Lucky Charms are a ... Read moreFrugal Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Money Saving Monday: July 18


It's mid-July, and for many of us that means rising temperatures and sweltering summer heat. Here are a few ways to cool off on the cheap. offers three ways to save money on the movie theatre (the perfect escape from a hot day). If you live in a hot, dry area, take these tips ... Read moreMoney Saving Monday: July 18

Got Chopsticks? Beat Cabin Fever with a Frugal and Fun Family Game Night!

Now that we're well into February, cabin fever is probably setting in! It never fails that once the holidays are behind us and the gloomy weather is setting in, kids and adults alike start to get bored and restless. Be careful, because this time of year might make you unnecessarily spend money to entertain yourselves. ... Read moreGot Chopsticks? Beat Cabin Fever with a Frugal and Fun Family Game Night!

Earth Day 2010: What Will You Do to Help?


On Thursday April 22 we celebrate Earth Day. This is a great time for everyone to contemplate how individual and global actions are impacting the planet. It is also a time to reflect on what we have been doing to help improve the earth's current state and to consider more deeply what actions we can take that will have a positive effect on all the different towns, cites, states, provinces, countries, continents, and bodies of water that make up our planet. But even though Earth Day raises some very serious issues, there are still lots of fun,simple, and affordable things we can do to help make a difference.