Saving Money: Toddler

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Help on Being Frugal!

I'm looking for a little money advice from the frugal moms on here! We're hitting kind of a rock bottom financially and are looking for ways to change things so that we can afford our basic bills. A little background: we have NO extras except cell phones and internet... no cable/satellite (just bunny ears with basic channels), we cancelled streaming Netflix (only $7/mth) and i really don't want to cancel the internet! We go out to eat maybe twice a year, we try to keep our use of paid time off to a minimum so it will get paid out for...

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Money Saving Tips

I was curious if anyone had any money saving tips they practice to help with...

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Money Saving Ideas

OK, moms, I'm looking for some of your best money-saving ideas. My hubbie's...

Groceries

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How to save on Grocery Bill

Can anyone give me some advice on how to save on our monthly grocery bill? I have a hard time keeping it under $500-600 a month and that's just for a family of three! We have another child on the way and I may not be returning to work, so we are trying to cut corners and expenses everywhere we can. Our grocery bills just mortify me. Any advice?

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Cutting Grocery Bill

Hi ladies - I need some advice on how to save money at the grocery store!!!...

Keeping to a Budget

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Does Anyone Stick to a Real Budget- Monthly or Weekly? Willing to Share Ideas?

Ok moms- I need to know Im not alone. Im a SAHM and I feel that my husband makes enough for us to live comfortably and me to not work. But come time to pay bills- its like where is all our money??? We talk about a budget, but never follow through. I would like to know who uses one and how you came about it? Any tips or suggestions is greatly appreciated. I love staying home and have given up things that I had when I worked- no problem. At the same time, I dont like having to track every dime! If i look at our net pay minus our bills...

Utilities

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What Do You Do to save Money?

With salary cuts, skyrocketing health insurance costs and inflation, our one salary household is getting squeezed pretty hard. Looking for ideas to save more money. We have already changed all lights to flourescent, changed planter areas to drip systems to prevent overwatering, keep heat at 68 in the day and off at night in the winter, in summer we hang dry clothing to offset air conditioning costs (dryers cost a bundle to use), i am strictly watching my food budget by planning my meals and shopping weekly only for the stuff I need, keeping...