3 Ideas For Saving Money While Working Remotely

Having the freedom to work from wherever you want is wonderful, but can get expensive. Here are 3 ideas for saving money while working remotely.

save money working remotely headerA perk of being a blogger (and also having a part-time job that allows me to work remotely) is that I have the freedom to work from wherever I want. I really enjoy this freedom. However, for me, working out of our home isn’t an option because of our rambunctious toddler (who is loads of fun and I love to pieces).

It became pretty clear early on in my “newly working” days that I would need part-time childcare throughout the … Read more

5 CHEAP meals you can get on the table in 30 MINUTES (or less!)

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True confession- I had never really cooked anything until we got married a few years ago. It’s funny how I barely remember what I survived on in the years preceding up to that event…although my roommate post-college can attest to the fact that I often would simply heat up a small package of frozen vegetables covered with grated Parmesan cheese in the microwave for dinner. (Disclaimer: I do not stand behind that as a healthy, balanced meal!).

However, upon getting … Read more

How to make the most out of your Ebates experience

How to make the most out of Ebates

 

Ok, so you signed up for Ebates (and may have even done so with my tutorial and referral code for $10 free). Now what?

Apart from the basic concept of making online purchases through Ebates to get cash back, I wanted to share three ideas of how you can make the most out of your Ebates experience. The first two ideas have to do with convenience, and the last idea has to do with getting more cash back.… Read more

How to get cash back on (nearly) every online purchase you make

How to get cash back

For lack of a better introductory sentence, I give you this: If you are going to do any shopping online, this article is for you.

How to get cash back on nearly every online purchase you make

As someone who’s always looking to save a buck or two (and ideally more!), I am shocked that I just recently learned about Ebates. I am an avid online shopper. I’m sure many can relate to the reality that sometimes it’s just easiest to have an item or two that you need delivered to … Read more

5 reasons why you SHOULDN’T shop at Aldi

With over 3.5 million views- Check out these reasons why you SHOULDN'T shop at Aldi.

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Anyone who is close to me knows how much I love Aldi.

PAUSE.

Yes, you read the title right- “5 reasons why you SHOULDN’T shop at Aldi”. Bear with me.

RESUME.

Growing up, my parents often shopped at an Aldi near our house. Without looking at packaging, I could always easily identify what had been bought at Aldi. The graham crackers tasted like cardboard. The marshmallows weren’t spongy. In reality, all the items probably weren’t that bad, but … Read more

How I made $101 in 1 week by doing practically nothing

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Us Bacons are on a budget.  Most people are, I suppose, but this is a fairly new commitment for us.  We have gone through periods of extreme saving throughout the span of our marriage, but never quite had details set in stone to stick to.  It’s hard to fully follow through with something when you don’t have specific goals in mind.

So the second week of January (we were a little behind the curve on timing), we sat down and … Read more