Not surprisingly the demand for electricity rises as the weather gets hot and air conditioners start humming. There’s no reason your budget has to suffer just so you can be comfortable. I’ve come up with these 8 ways that you keep cool and save money this summer. Sign Up for Service That Helps You Change […]
Special Peapod offer just for Suddenly Frugal readers! Get $20 Off Your First Order of $90+ at Peapod.com with code SFRUGAL20. I first tried out Peapod a couple of years ago. Peapod is a grocery delivery service that’s great for busy moms. I like it because I can get the grocery shopping done when it […]
Here are 5 easy ways to save on back to school, including shopping tips for Target, Walmart and Staples. Plus I discover a Smartphone app that can help you save even more.
My wedding anniversary is in November, and next year it’s going to be a biggie–25 years! Last year, I started to research where my husband and I could go to celebrate. For starters, I discovered something intersting. It turns out that restaurants, cafes, and eateries often have a little something special to offer on your […]
The first of the month is when I always give my dogs their monthly medicine. This includes heartworm preventative medicine and flea and tick medicine. I make it the first of the month so it’s easy to remember: “Oh, yes, it’s the first of the month, time for doggie medicine.” I usually buy both in […]
What would you say if I told you that the best sunscreen is actually the store brand? See how sun block from Target and Walmart stand up to brands (though I ended up buying my sunscreen from CVS last week).
Before you buy anything, I believe it’s important to keep in mind the notion of investing in products with a lifetime warranty or lifetime guarantee or some sort of policy where the company stands behind its products. Why? Because I believe in getting the biggest bang for your buck or the most value for your […]
When I think about bridal registry program, I think about weddings. I mean, who wouldn’t? And when I think about weddings, I think about the popular times of the year for couples to get married. I got married in November. It’s probably no surprise that November is not a popular wedding month. You know what are […]
Do your summer plans include attending free and cheap festivals–whether they be food festivals, music festivals or some other kind of festival celebration? If you’re into funky and off-beat festivals, I can help. Motel 6 has put together a list of free and cheap festivals that fall under the heading of off-beat and fun and […]
In May of each year we have Mother’s Day–and the quandary of what gifts moms really want on Mother’s Day. Then the next month, in June, there’s Father’s Day, celebrated on the third Sunday of the month. Turns out that dads are a lot like moms when it comes to giving gifts for that special […]
With summer upon us, now is a great time to revisit a popular topic here on Suddenly Frugal–saving money, whether you have central air or you rely on window air conditioning. This reader’s question inspired me to cover this topic. Q&A Q: How energy efficient is central air vs. window units? I bought a house […]