Being a mom may be a full-time job, but who says it has to be your only job? Check out Stay a Stay at Home Mom, a business savvy resource for moms looking to stretch a buck, make some extra cash, and still have plenty of time to spend with the kids.
Restaurants usually offer a smaller version of their dinner items on the lunch menu so customers can save a few dollars during the daytime. However, always check to see if the lunch portions are really that much cheaper. If the portions are much smaller, and only slightly less, go for the normal dinner size instead. You’ll have tasty leftovers that will be great for supper or tomorrow’s lunch.
How much for a monthly gym membership??? Yeah…those things can get pricey. If you’re wishing to avoid adding another monthly expense to your budget, yet still hoping to slosh off the winter laziness, good news. A simple Google or Youtube search reveals many websites offering great at home Yoga and Pilate workouts. Getting toned while staying in good shape with your finances? No sweat.
Who would have thought there was a correct time of the year to buy? Turns out, various discounts on clothes, appliances and even gift wrap, can be found in certain months of the year. Hmmm…Saving money year round? Yeah, I like the sound of that.
Great website that gives tips on how to Live Well and Spend Less. Mother of two, Ruth, offers great ideas for DIY projects, coupon tips, recipes to get you cooking at home instead of eating out, and more. Save money in all areas of your life, while living well!
So you’re big on books, but small on your budget. No worries. Many big sites allow readers who have kindles and other electronic devices to download a sample of a book before buying. This allows you to preview many novels before you buy, helping to eliminate the worry of wasting money on literature you won’t like.
Think you’re absolutely in love with those jeans and don’t need to try them on? Giving into an impulse buy while in line waiting to pay? Before leaping into a quick purchase, always be aware of the store’s return/exchange policy. Many stores only allow returns within an allotted amount of time. Forgetting to return items until after that pesky 90 day policy, like that heinous lime green shirt that still has the tags, can really start to wear hole in your wallet.