Frugal Ideas

Frugal Cooking Tip | Make Your Own Sweetened Condensed Milk

December 22, 2014

There have been a lot of coupon deals and sales on evaporated milk, but I haven’t seen many on Sweetened Condensed Milk.  Not only that, but even the regular price of the Sweetened Milk variety is almost double that of a can of evaporated milk. The problem with this is many of the holiday recipes […]

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Flex Spending Account | Don’t Lose Money, Stock up on These Surprising Items

December 20, 2014

Do you have a Flex Spending Account?  If you do, you probably are aware that if you don’t use it all by the end of the year, you will most likely lose it.  That is unless your company allows a $500 rollover. So how close are you to your limit?   I’m sure you are aware […]

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Save Money | Repurpose Toys

December 17, 2014

One of my favorite ways to save money is to Repurpose Things, and that’s exactly what I did today while playing with my 2 year old. This time I repurposed a toy.  Since I have 5 kids ranging from 2 to 16, we have picked up many different toys through out the years.  As one […]

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ABC’s of Saving at Giant Eagle

November 4, 2014

Wondering how to save big at Giant Eagle.  Here’s my ABCs of Saving at Giant Eagle. A is for Weekly Ad – One of the biggest ways to save at Giant Eagle is to match coupons with the weekly ad.  Visit the Coupon “High” Giant Eagle page each Wednesday and you will find all the […]

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Having Issues with Snap by Groupon | Here’s Something you can Try that Worked for Me

October 24, 2014

Are you still waiting on receipts to be processed by Snap by Groupon – especially in regards to Huggies, Pepperidge Farm or Barilla? As of yesterday, I still hadn’t received processing notification for my Snap Cash backs a transaction on October 3rd that included Pepperidge Farms, Huggies Diapers and Barilla Sauce.  I was getting a […]

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Crockpot Tuesday | Cranberry Roast

September 30, 2014

Here’s a super simple way to make a very flavorful Roast in your crockpot. It great for Fall and winter since it has cranberries.  Not only do they add a harvesty feal to your meel, but also provide a nice sweetness to the roast.   In addition, they are very frugal since you can get […]

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Crockpot Tuesday Recipe | Turkey Pizza Stew

September 9, 2014

I have a new Crockpot Tuesday recipe for you and this one is healthy, tasty and frugal.  It’s Turkey Pizza Stew and it gives you the flavor of Pizza without the guilt.  To top that off, it’s very easy to put together, which is perfect since back to school time makes things sort of crazy […]

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Warning: Check Your Toothpaste

August 12, 2014

Since I share a lot of Toothpaste deals with you, I thought it was very important to share this new warning on Toothpaste with you. If you have Colgate Total in your medicine cabinet, take a look at it.  Recent studies have have shown that one of the ingredients in it may lead to an […]

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Crockpot Tuesday | Taco Salad with Pork

July 22, 2014

Revisiting the very first Crockpot Tuesday recipe I shared on The Coupon “High.”  After many more recipes it is still a go-to and one that’s very loved.  Although food prices (especially meat) have risen quite drastically over the past 5 years, Pork has remained pretty frugal and can still be picked up on sale for […]

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10 Ways to Repurpose AlkaSeltzer in your Stockpile

July 21, 2014

Over the past 5 years I have done quite a few posts on how to repurpose items in your stockpile.  Today’s is an update on the original inspiration for this series.  It came from reading a free magazine I had received and mentioned 5 alternative uses for Alka-Seltzer. Since then I have found 5 additional […]

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