Monday Money Tip: Raid the Pantry!

Did you know that one of the easiest ways to save money is to cook at home?  Did you also know that in order to save more money, you should use up what you have before you buy a bunch more?  Today’s Monday Money Tip is…raid the pantry! We have a really bad habit of opening the fridge or cabinets and only seeing ingredients.  Then we grab the keys and either go to the grocery for a bunch of junk {Read More}

Beach On a Budget: Fun and Entertainment!

There are some things that continue to surprise me over and over.  Did you know that there are people who don’t enjoy going to the beach just for the sake of going to the beach?  I never realized this until I was an adult and I was speaking with other adults about vacation.  More than one said, “The beach is boring.  There’s nothing to do.”  Whaaaaaaat?????  Obviously, their idea of fun and entertainment is different from mine! To me, the {Read More}

Beach on a Budget: Menu Ideas and Food Savings

Welcome back to the 2nd installment of Beach on a Budget!  Today, we will be concentrating on menu ideas and how to save money on food. Trust me when I say I know that no one really wants to go on vacation and cook, but sometimes you have to make a few small sacrifices in order to save a little money.  Plus, it saves time on running out to get meals or bringing carry out back to your vacation home/hotel/campsite {Read More}