dollar store

The Dollar Store Helps Me Save Money and Stay Organized

May 16, 2011

Last month Kenmore asked for my biggest household challenge.  This month, I’m sharing my Genius Tip on how I overcame that challenge. Kenmore is on the search for everyday genius and each month they are giving away $3,000 in Kenmore gift certificates and a chance to have the best idea turned into an ad.  Enter […]

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On a Budget? Try the Dollar Store for Christmas Gifts

December 17, 2010
I dreamt I was locked inside a dollar store... forever.

I’m notoriously frugal — I don’t like to part with my hard-earned money and get very creative when it comes to buying things I need for my family. One of the things I know to do very well is taking advantage of dollar stores. Are you on a budget this holiday season? Then consider going […]

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14 Ways to Save Money and Be Green

November 14, 2009
L swing Nov 09

It’s time for another frugal entry. Here are just a few money-saving tricks I use, and some of them not only save you green, they also let you BE green: 1. We just moved, and I didn’t pay a cent for moving boxes (and we needed a lot of them). I asked for free ones […]

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Landon’s 3rd Birthday Party and Frugal Tips

November 5, 2009

I am almost done with unpacking/repacking/shoving things under the bed. This place is starting to look like I want it to look — sans the drapes and the color on the wall in the living room. And oh, wouldn’t it be nice if I could get Don to finally fix that rod in my closet? […]

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