Join the SNAP Food Stamp Challenge | Eat on a Food Stamp Budget


I'm excited to announce that I'm teaming up with two of my blogging buddies to participate in Mazon's SNAP Food Stamp Challenge this coming week, July 16th - July 22nd, 2012. Mazon issued the Food Stamp Challenge to help raise awareness for those … [Read more...]

School Supply Challenge of 2012

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I know, I know. Summer has just started for many of you. But believe it or not, back-to-school sales are kicking off this week in many parts of the United States. Sales tend to track school openings, so if your area's public schools start in August, … [Read more...]

LAST DAY! Get $17.76 Instant Bonus for Free When You Open Kids Savings Account

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I don't want any of you to miss out on this awesome opportunity to get your kids some FREE cash just for opening them a savings account. Open an free savings account for your child by 11:59 p.m. EST tonight, July 3, 2012, and you’ll get a free … [Read more...]

LAST DAY! Open Free Checking Account – Get $152 Bonus

I'd hate for you to miss out on this great offer from Capital One 360. It ends tonight at 11:59 pm EST (7/3/12). You've heard me sing the praises of Capital One 360 for being our virtual cash envelope. Well usually, they offer a $50 bonus when you … [Read more...]

Vacations in Kansas City – Attractions, Festivals & Kosher Dining

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If you're road tripping this summer, why not make Kansas City a stop along the way?! We have lots to do, the friendliest people you'll ever meet, and even a few kosher food options! If you're going to be here for just a day or a few days, here are … [Read more...]

Open Kids’ Savings Account, Get Instant $17.76 Bonus for Free

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More Independence Day celebrations from Capital One 360. This offer only comes around once a year, so take advantage of free money now for your kiddos. Open a free savings account for your child by July 3, 2012, and you’ll get a free $17.76 … [Read more...]

Open Free Checking Account – Get $152 Bonus (Thru 7/3/12)

Capital One 360 is celebrating Independence Day in a BIG way! Right now, when you open a Capital One 360 checking account, you can earn a $152 bonus. Yes, that's right - $152 in FREE money! Here's how it works:

Frual Summer Craft Projects for Kids


Looking for some inspiration for frugal, summer crafts projects you can do with your kids? Look no further! I got some great advice yesterday on the KOAB on Facebook for craft projects that can involve all three of my kids - ages 3, 6 and 9 years … [Read more...]

4th of July – Time to Stock Up on BBQ Supplies

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Just like December is a great month to stock on baking goods and canned pumpkin, late June/early July is the best time to stock up on BBQ supplies. Check your local sales circulars for deals on:

Reader Tip: Junk My Car

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Thanks to Dodi for sharing this great tip for disposing of an old car and making a few bucks in the process. I just "junked" one of my old cars. It was a 97 Le Sabre (Buick). I tried to do it completely locally, but wound up using … [Read more...]