11 Super Easy Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Grocery Budget

11 Super Easy Ways to Save Money and Stretch Your Grocery Budget

We all have to eat and we all have to spend money at the grocery store. A few years back, I was on a mission to see how many ways I could save money week after week. When I realized I would have the most impact on our family budget by focusing on what expenses I could control, I quickly turned to the grocery budget.

Today I'm sharing 11 quick ways I've learned to stretch the grocery budget with you. These have made lasting impacts on our family's budget and I love sharing what I've learned.

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How to Plan & Organize Your Holiday Baking {Plus a FREE Baking Planner Printable}

How to Plan & Organize Your Holiday Baking {Plus a FREE Baking Planner Printable}

Does anyone else love the smell of freshly baking cookies? I am presuming that it's a super popular, delicious smell with people beyond just my family. I can safely assume I'm correct because they make scented candles named "Freshly Baked Cookies".....um, yes, I LOVE IT!

I'll be the first to tell you that baking is not second nature to me. I've had to watch many a baking show to get the rhythm down of what to do and in what order. 

But even more importantly, making sure I have all my ducks in a row and planning a little ahead of time makes my baking our favorite holiday treats a lot less stressful. Read on and you'll find a FREE download for a Holiday Baking Planner...

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The Simple Way to Finally Organize Your Holiday Card Recipient Addresses {Plus a FREE Address Book Printable}

The Simple Way to Finally Organize Your Holiday Card Recipient Addresses {Plus a FREE Address Book Printable}

It feels like every year when I make our family's holiday photo greeting card, send it away to get multiple prints made, and wait by the mailbox for the pile of photo cards to come back to me, I always have to start a "who are we sending greeting cards to this year" list. Seriously??!! Why am I starting over and over again, year after year?

That's why this year I buckled down and made a Greeting Card Tracker that follows along with the other Holiday Themed Printables I've created for 2016. I can organize the addresses of our loved ones once and for all and use this Holiday Card Address Book year after year! Genius!!

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Top Tips for an Organized Holiday Season {Plus a Free Gift Tracking Printable}

Top Tips for an Organized Holiday Season {Plus a Free Gift Tracking Printable}

'Tis the season to spend time with loved ones, eat lots of delicious food and give & receive some wonderful gifts. I've been known to hide gifts in super random places throughout my house. But you know what can spoil the holiday season? Being stressed, flying by the seat of your holiday pants, or spending waaaaay to much money because you have gifts over here, over there, and generally gifts hidden everywhere.

That's why today, friends, I'm talking about some tips that I've gotten over the years that have helped me have an organized, and not overly expensive, holiday season. Plus, read all the way to the bottom cuz I'm giving you a FREE Gift Giving Tracker that I've created because....well, that's the spirit of the season, isn't it?

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6 Easy Ways to Avoid Everyday Household Clutter

6 Easy Ways to Avoid Everyday Household Clutter

Clutter...it's a dirty word and it happens to everyone. And if you don't still live with your folks or don't have an onsite cleaning staff manning your home 24/7, it's easy to accumulate clutter. Usually I write about online space organization and clearing the virtual clutter, but because keeping spaces organized is also where my heart lies, I decided to target this topic today.

Here are 6 easy ways to avoid everyday household clutter. Keep reading all the way to the bottom to snag a free printable to help you keep track of what you have on hand and keep it well organized.

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The Secret To Getting Organized & How You Can Do It Today

The Secret To Getting Organized & How You Can Do It Today

It's no surprise that in order to achieve success, you have to put a lot of effort, planning and practice towards anything that you truly, deeply want. But how about just feeling like you're succeeding in the big picture, succeeding in life in general? How about making it through the day and finally feeling like you rocked it out, you achieved, and you didn't lose your sh*t while doing it!?

I'm spilling the beans here friends....the secret sauce to getting the most out of the time we're given is to organize & plan ahead. NERD ALERT!!! Yes, I know what you're probably thinking, and if you're calling me names behind my back, I don't mind.

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