• 9 pre-prepped foods to save you time and hassle

    9 Pre-Prepped Foods to Help Reduce Food Waste (and Save You Time)

    Want to reduce food waste and save yourself time meal prepping? Check out these 9 pre-prepped foods that are worth the money to help you do just that. When was the last time you ate all the food in your fridge before it spoiled? (As in, NONE of your groceries went in the trash.) Are your hands up? Mine aren’t. Sadly, I don’t remember the last time it happened in my house. We always buy groceries with the best of intentions. But, when the busyness, tiredness and (sometimes downright) laziness kicks in, we often opt for the easiest to make (or order) foods. This means that a lot of our…

  • How to Save Money On Dog Essentials With These 5 Tips

    Save money dog essentials. Dog ownership doesn’t have to cost a fortune! How many times has the thought of those puppy dog eyes had you justifying blowing the budget? If you’re like me, the answer is far too often. But, the good news is, it’s totally possible to save money on dog essentials with a little bit of creativity! Dog Ownership Doesn’t Have to Cost a Fortune As much as I love my mutt I know how expensive dogs can be. But, I also know they don’t have to be AS expensive as we make them. When you commit to an animal you have to be prepared for vet bills,…

  • Learn how to save money on your winter utility bill

    6 Ways to Save Money on Your Winter Utility Bill

    How to save money on utility bills in winter. With the constant increases in prices and taxes, it can seem almost impossible to save money on winter utility bills. And, let’s face it, you’re really at the mercy of the weather. While some might luck out and have the mildest winter on record, what do you do when your winter is one of the harshest in years? As it turns out, there are a few things you can do AND they’re pretty easy. While these tricks won’t drop your winter utility bill to $0, they will help you see a lower number on that bill. 6 Super Easy Ways to…

  • Looking to save money on a low income? You're in the right place! Here are 60 money-saving hacks to try.

    60 Creative Ideas to Save Money on a Low Income

    Easy ways to save money when the budget is tight. Looking for ideas to save money? But does it seem hopeless because your budget is so tight? I get it. It can be SO hard to save money on a low income. There was a while there where my husband and I were NOT managing our finances very well. We were living on one income and slowly sinking further and further into debt. It felt like we couldn’t afford our daily expenses, let alone put any money away!  But then we started a budget and got creative with ways to save money. And, while we’re nowhere close to perfect we’ve actually…

  • Want to save money? Here are 5 easy to do money saving challenges.

    5 Easy Money-Saving Challenges You’ll Wish You’d Tried Sooner

    Money-saving challenges that will help you learn how to save more money. Need to save some money but not sure where to start? Then this list is perfect for you! These 5 different money-saving challenges can help you save for anything. And – the best part – they’re actually realistic and doable. Yes, you might have to give up your daily Starbucks. Or the lunches out. But a few sacrifices here and there will have you to your goal in no time. 5 Easy Money Saving Challenges 1. Save over $600/year with PENNIES Save over $600 with this print out by myorganizedchaos.net. It’s cute, easy to track, and practical – especially when…

  • The crazy truth about how organization saves you money

    The Crazy Truth About How Organization Saves You Money

    How to get organized to save money. If you’re looking for a way to spend less money, focusing on organizationis actually one of the best things you can do.  Did you know it’s actually proven that getting organized can help you control your spending impulses? And, that being disorganized actually has a negative effect on your brainpower (and spending impulse control). But, organization doesn’t just help with impulse control.   It also helps you save money in other ways. Here’s how: The Crazy Truth About How Organization Saves You Money 1. Organization Reduces Money Mistakes Getting organized doesn’t mean you’ll never make a money mistake again, but it can help cut back on…

  • The best grocery apps you didn't know exist

    The Best Grocery Apps You Probably Don’t Know Exist

    Grocery apps that help you save money. If you’re a ruthless deal-hunter, these grocery apps might be just what you need to take your food-buying game to the next level. These grocery apps can do things like track your grocery list, save the best coupons, keep an inventory of your fridge, and even help you comparison shop. So stop putting effort into tasks that your phone can do for you. Who has time for that?! Take a look at these grocery apps and let them do the work for you. *This post contains affiliate links – you can read our affiliate policy here. Basically, this means that if you click on…

  • How I saved $175/month on groceries and still ate healthy

    4 Things I Quit to Save $175/Month on Food (While Still Eating Healthy)

    How to save money on groceries while still eating healthy. Want to save money on food? Maybe your grocery budget is tight or you’re looking to free up funds for a savings goal. Either way, you CAN save money on food through planning and shopping smarter. Because, even though groceries are an essential expense, you get to decide just how much to spend. That means groceries are a great thing to tweak when you want to save some cash. If you’re like me though, as much as you want to save money, you don’t want to have to eat junk food to do it. A lot of money saving food…

  • The best secret to save big on groceries

    The Little Known Way to Save Big on Groceries

    How to save money on groceries. When you’re trying to save big on groceries it can seem like you’re at the mercy of the universe. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, the coupons and the sales don’t line up with what you need. And, let’s face it, if you want to eat fresh, healthy food it’s often hard to find discounts for it! But, we know about an AWESOME secret weapon that will help you save big on groceries. Say hello to food share programs! While everyone knows about couponing and in-store points programs to save money, not everyone knows about food share programs. And, it’s about time they…

  • Grocery shopping on a budge? Use these great hacks!

    The Best Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget

    How to grocery shop on a budget. Are your bad habits making it hard to go grocery shopping on a budget? You may not realize this, but if you don’t pay attention to what and how things are scanned at the till, not only could you be PAYING MORE for your groceries, you could also be missing out on opportunities fordiscounts. I know that paying attention at the grocery store checkout is easier said than done. Hacks to Help You Grocery Shop on a Budget But, if you take the time to up your grocery game and implement a few new strategies, your budget will thank you. The theory behind cutting…