What Purchases Can I Make Without Actually Leaving My House?

I always swore I was not going to be one of those online/mail order divas—I was concerned that I would spend more money if I did things that way and did not want to give in to late night impulse shopping. I have found that single parenthood, however, has led me to trying to cut corners and save time as much as trying to save money. Now, I ask myself just what I can purchase and get—without having to make an extra trip! I pre-select my library books via the world wide web instead of perusing the shelves; I’ve learned … Continue reading

Cute Scrapbooking Gifts for Everyone

Always on the lookout, especially at holiday time, I have been researching and contacting various stores to find out what some of the latest and greatest scrapbooking related gifts are. Of course there are the handmade gifts that we make with our supplies, but I am not here to talk about them. I am here to talk about how awesome scrapbooking related novelties and gifts are! The Closet Scrapper is one of my first stops when I am looking for cute scrapbooking gifts for myself or someone else on my list. They have loads of cute items, including jewelry which … Continue reading

Say No To Impulse Purchases

Impulse buying is extremely difficult to conquer, with all the great deals, and fun items out there to have. However, if you are trying to live a frugal lifestyle, and save money and cut costs, it is probably one of the biggest money eaters there is. With meal plans, budgeting, shopping lists and more, there is really no logical reason, why one would continue to impulse buy. For instance, if it is not on your grocery list, and you see it in the store, you didn’t need it anyway. It was not a part of your meal plan, it was … Continue reading