Monthly archive: December 2012

If you are looking for ways to lower your grocery bill, one is to try a Pantry Challenge. A Pantry Challenge is attempting to cook as many meals as you can from ingredients you already have on hand. Besides saving on grocery expenses you may also be able to use up items before they expire. [...]

I stopped at Loopy’s Dollar Store at 110 11th St S, Moorhead today. Even though it is called a dollar store, some items are more and a dollar but most items are a dollar. There used to be a Loopy’s store at 8th St and 30th Ave S, Moorhead but it closed a few months [...]

With the start of each year, many people attempt to make changes in their lives. Crystal from MoneySavingMom.com has put together a Pinterest board with ideas and resources to help manage your household and life. There is information on goal setting, household planning pages and more. To make attaining your goals easier it is important [...]

Now with the holidays over you may see sales advertised in many stores. It could be a way to save money, but only if it is something you need and were planning on buying anyways. If you purchase things on sale and don’t end up using them, you haven’t saved any money. The same is [...]

One way to save time and money when preparing meals is to prepare some meals ahead of time the keep in the freezer until they are needed. Tricia from Once A Month Mom has put together a Pinterest board of 101 Winter Freezer Meals. The freezer method began with preparing a month of meals in [...]

Here is a list of recipes to make your own mixes. The list consists of 31 different categories such as baking mixes, seasoning mixes, and many more. In most cases, making your own mixes is less expensive than buying store bought and you can control the ingredients.

There is a new store in Fargo for home décor and gifts. It is Kirkland’s at 4427 13th Ave S, Fargo. It is located between Hobby Lobby and Dollar Tree. Items in the store range include seasonal garden tools, wall décor, lamps, rugs, bedding and furniture. The prices seems reasonable and many items were marked [...]

UPDATED:Tuesday morning, Dec. 18. The Couples Money book mentioned in the post is no longer offered for free. It is $9.99 or free if you have Amazon Prime Membership. Here is a link for some of the Kindle ebooks that are free right now. Double check the pricce before ordering, since the price can change [...]

As we enter the last week or so before Christmas, you may be busy with shopping, wrapping, baking and other things. Here is a post I found online about making New Years Time Capsules. It is an idea to considder either for youf family or if you host a New Years gathering. Each person puts [...]

Whether you have been procrastinating with your holiday shopping or need a few more gifts you may be able to get free shipping. Over 1,500 merchants are participating in Free Shipping Day on Monday, December 17, 2012. On December 17 several online merchants will be offering free shipping and other discounts with delivery by Christmas [...]