I’m so excited about starting a new series on ways to save money – this time it’s a super-fun topic: Spring Decorating Ideas on a Budget! Each day for the next 12 days, I’ll be sharing or linking to a way to freshen up your home for Spring on the cheap Feel free to leave your ideas in the comments – we may include them in the list!
Saving Money Tips
Several years ago, we ate out almost every meal. After my family was faced with a job loss and multiple mortgages from spec homes not selling we had to make some changes. Otherwise, all the money I was saving on groceries would have been worthless.
I found that taking a couple of steps to prepare ahead of time, mealtime was much less daunting. By cooking and freezing ground beef/turkey or chicken ahead of time you’ll cut down meal preparation time significantly. I call it the The Ten Minute Trick – grab a zip-lock bag of precooked ground beef/turkey or chicken out of the freezer, pop it in the microwave for a minute to thaw then add to your favorite recipe. [Read more...]
Diapers are a HUGE drain on a family’s budget - and if you’re wondering how to save money on diapers, you’re definitely not alone!
Amazon has a couple GREAT Diaper Deals going on right now – check these out! (My favorite is the Pampers deal!) [Read more...]
Good morning! Today is an exciting day because it’s the very first day that you can access the brand-new Favado App!
This new savings app, which is FREE for Android and iOS, will let you access the same grocery and drugstore coupon matchups that we post here on Time2Save,while you’re out shopping! For months now, we have been working behind the scenes with Favado and a team of other bloggers and store experts contributing our savings expertise, which is why today we are able to give you an exclusive link to sign up EARLY!
The Favado App will look like this – you’ll add your favorite stores and be able to view the coupon matchups for them any time.
Make a shopping list on your phone while waiting in the car for the kids to get out of school, or while you’re on your lunch break – and then email it to yourself. Once you’re home you can print the coupons straight from the links in your emailed list!
(I’m telling you now, I will use this all the time…. so easy)
Another feature I really like – you’ll be able to pick your top stores that you like to shop at and compare prices on anything you need. So for instance:
Let’s say I need cereal – based on all the stores I frequent, the Favado App will show me who’s running the best deal. Bi-Lo? CVS? Walgreens? Or maybe there’s a totally crazy deal going on at Dollar Tree that I never would’ve even thought to check! This will save you lots of time.
You can watch a video about it below, but I suggest you sign up and check it out for yourself!