How to plan a Wedding on a Budget

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How to plan a Wedding on a Budget Planning your wedding is one of the best times of your life, and can also be the most expensive, so learning how to plan a wedding on a budget can take a little stress of you and your wallet! When it was time to plan my wedding, I got all the bridal magazines, and went to all the bridal shows, and what I learned from them was this: I can't afford anything. Yep, nothing. The magazines talked about crystal encrusted gowns, and custom aisle runners,  and it just … [Read more...]

Hosting a Cookout on a Budget

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Hosting a Cookout on a Budget Hosting a Cookout on a Budget-I love that the weather it's starting to get warm, that means it's time for flip flops, swimming, and cookouts! What is better than rounding up some friends and throwing some burgers on the grill? Nothing!  You get to enjoy being outside in the fresh air, and the clean up is much easier! Cookouts are a great way to spend your summer days, and here are some tips for hosting a cookout on a budget to make it even better! Here are … [Read more...]

*Reminder* Win 100,000 TrueBlue Points from jetBlue! (still open)

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Check out the Facebook Budget page and enter to win 100,000 TrueBlue points! Budget has partnered with JetBlue to give away over 500,000 TrueBlue (R) points! Enter the TruBlu sweepstakes for your chance to win over 500 points instantly and the grand prize of 100,000 TrueBlue points. Just like the page and fill out the short form to enter! There is even an instant win game to play at the end! … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Enter to win 100,000 TrueBlue Points from jetBlue!

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Check out the Facebook Budget page and enter to win 100,000 TrueBlue points! Budget has partnered with JetBlue to give away over 500,000 TrueBlue (R) points! Enter the TruBlu sweepstakes for your chance to win over 500 points instantly and the grand prize of 100,000 TrueBlue points. Just like the page and fill out the short form to enter! There is even an instant win game to play at the end! … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Fruits and Vegetables

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Save money on vegetables .Fruits and vegetables rank on the bottom of my list lately as I have seen their prices go up and the quality go down. This has always been a hard decision but with a strict grocery budget and no one in my house volunteering to give up meat, it has to be done. However, most recently I have realized not having fruits and vegetables handy is hindering my weight loss and affecting what my children eat. So I decided to figure out how I can save and have my fruits and … [Read more...]

Saving Tips on Healthcare or Other Medical Expenses

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For most families the cost of healthcare premiums and medical expenses place an enormous burden on our budgets and our families. For some families they become a much heavier burden as they do not have the luxury of having any form of health insurance. In my work as a medical biller and an medical office manager I have seen first hand how it affects people in all stages of life.I also feel the burden personally and have compiled a list of ways to save on Healthcare/Medical expenses. If you … [Read more...]

10 Simple Tips to Save $ While Cooking

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Hi I'm Gwendolyn and I have been a stay at home mom since 2009. I have been with my husband, James, for 10 years and we are proud parents of Jayme (8) and Nicholas (13). We are also parents to 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 hamsters, and a snake. My father-in-law lives with us so it is always non-stop at our house. I had the honor of becoming a step-parent when I got married and have a great relationship with my step-son. I always used coupons and shopped for bargains but was forced to step up my game when … [Read more...]