Frugal Tips

Cherries in Season in PA | Money Saving tips

July 1, 2014

July is here and that means Cherries are in season in Pennsylvania.  That also means you will probably find some great deals on Cherries this month. Cherries Nutrition Facts One cup of Fresh Red Sweet Cherries will give women 14% of the Daily Recommended Allowance of Vitamin C.  That’s about 11 milligrams per 100 grams […]

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Money Saving Tips to Prolong your Dairy Products

June 23, 2014

Here in Pennsylvania Dairy prices have risen dramatically.   A gallon of milk goes for $4 and never goes on sale and a 8 ounce block of cheese is regularly priced at $3.50 these days.  That makes it crucial to prolong the life of dairy products and salvage them whenever possible. Here are some great tips […]

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Mangoes in Season | Tips for Picking, Storing and Serving + Mango Salsa Recipe

May 14, 2014

It’s prime season for Mangoes.  Actually I should say that it’s prime season for the Tommy Atkins and Harden variety of mangoes.  There are actually four different common varieties of mangoes.  Here’s a breakdown. Mango Variety Color when Ripe Flavor Fiber Content Season Tommy Atkins Red Mild High April-July Harden Yellow with a red-orange blush […]

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Money Saving Tips Learned at the Outlet Mall

May 12, 2014

I am not a big outlet mall shopper.  Honestly, it had been at least 10 years since I went shopping at one, but that changed a couple weeks ago.  In addition to it being some quality one and one time with my oldest (which doesn’t happen very often), I learned a couple new money saving […]

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10 Money Saving Fuel Tips

April 28, 2014

In the last two week auto fuel  prices have gone up 20 cents per gallon.  That can put a crimp in the budget.  So while Fuel Perks from Giant Eagle or Shop N Save can help you save, I thought I would share 10 money saving tips to make your money go further when it […]

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Pineapple In Season | Tips for Picking, Storing & Prepping

April 21, 2014

April is peak season for Pineapples.  Not only are they in peak supply and taste, but it’s also when you will find the lowest prices.  Bottom Dollar and Aldis are offering them for $1.28 each.  Pineapple Nutrition Facts Pineapples are high in dietary fiber, but their most important nutrient is vitamin C.  In addition, the […]

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Asparagus is in Season | Tips to Make the Most of It

April 7, 2014

April is prime season for Asparagus.  That means money saving deals for you and a great time to stock up.  Follow these great tips to make the most of your Asparagus. Apsaragus Nutrition  Facts This (usually) green veggie is packed with B Vitamin Folate.  This helps prevent birth defects and can protect your heart.  It […]

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Strawberries in Season | Tips to Make the Most of Them

April 3, 2014

It’s April and that means Strawberries are in season.  This means money saving deals will be found at the stores on strawberries. Even with deals, you still want to make the most of the produce you pick up.  Here are some great tips on picking, processing and storing your strawberries.  There’s even a great recipe […]

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9 Rebate Tips So You Don’t Lose Money

March 31, 2014

Have you ever bought something because there was a great rebate for it and then ended up forgetting to send the rebate in?  I know it has happened to me and it’s such a disappointment.  It’s basically like losing money. To help you (an myself) out I have come up with 9 tips to help […]

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Money Saving Cooking Tip | How Long to Cook Fish

March 17, 2014

It’s lent and for many that means Fish on Fridays.  If you are trying to go a healthier route then the Fish Fries you could consider making it at home. So you don’t waster your money and over cook and ruin your fish, here are some helpful tips.  Money Saving Tip – Is My Fish […]

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