$5 Off The Color Run

August 13, 2014
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$5 Off The Color Run

The Color Run race has a $5 off offer right now, great for fun-loving runners looking for a 5K.

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Freebie Friday (Aug. 1-7 2014)

August 1, 2014
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Freebie Friday (Aug. 1-7 2014)

Find out where you can eat for free this week via the Freebie Friday roundup. I'll give you a hint--it involves two restaurants that specialize in seafood!

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7 Things College Students Need to Know About Money

July 30, 2014
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7 Things College Students Need to Know About Money

For college students heading back to campus next month, here are 7 things they need to know about money, including budgeting, ways to save, and how to be smart overall with their (and their parents') money.

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Save 50% on Sams Club Membership

July 22, 2014
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Save 50% on Sams Club Membership

Would you like to save 50% on a Sams Club membership? This Groupon can help you do that, but hurry: it is good for only a few more days.

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Thinking of Giving Up My Keurig

July 15, 2014
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Thinking of Giving Up My Keurig

I am thinking of giving up my Keurig machine and going back to a traditional coffee pot. With the recent news that Keurig is changing its K-cup technology, I wonder if many others will make the change like I plan to do.

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Giant Store Brands: My Taste Test Challenge

July 14, 2014
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Giant Store Brands: My Taste Test Challenge

I recently did a taste test with brand name food and store brands as part of the Giant/Martin's Food Store summer promotion. Here I detail the results.

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Giant Store Brands vs. National Brands: Week 1

June 29, 2014
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Giant Store Brands vs. National Brands: Week 1

This is Week 1 for Giant store brands vs. national brands. I can tell you Tide Pods is one of the four national brands participating in this week's promotion.

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Great Wolf Lodge Groupon: Save Up to 35% Thru June 30!

June 26, 2014
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Great Wolf Lodge Groupon: Save Up to 35% Thru June 30!

The Great Wolf Lodge Groupon that everyone loves is back through June 30th, with savings up to 35% off. You can find deals at 10 properties, with dates available through August--great for summer vacation.

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How Facebook Just Saved Me $120

June 25, 2014
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How Facebook Just Saved Me $120

A tip I heard in a Facebook group ended up saving me $120 on my trash bill. Read how one message posting and one phone call saved me that kind of money.

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5 Frugal Ways To Save On Pool Care This Summer

June 21, 2014
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5 Frugal Ways To Save On Pool Care This Summer

Are you a pool owner? Then you'll want to read these 5 tips for frugal pool care this summer.

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Freebie Friday (June 20-26, 2014)

June 20, 2014
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Freebie Friday (June 20-26, 2014)

Find out what freebies are in store right now in this week's Freebie Friday roundup. Hint: I've got news from Cumberland Farms, the ASPCA, Disney, and ThredUp.

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A Gift Registry for College Students from Target

June 19, 2014
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A Gift Registry for College Students from Target

Target recently announced a new gift registry specifically for college students. I share how this service would have helped when we sent our oldest daughter to college last year.

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Organic Food Still Popular: How to Save

June 18, 2014
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Organic Food Still Popular: How to Save

Organic food continues to be popular amongst American parents, so says a new survey. Here are some ways to save money when shopping for organic food.

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Store Brands vs. Name Brands

June 16, 2014
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Store Brands vs. Name Brands

Giant and Martin supermarkets are running a store brands promotion this summer that helps you get groceries for free. Read on for the details of this program that kicks off on June 29.

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Freebie Friday (June 13-19, 2014)

June 13, 2014
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Freebie Friday (June 13-19, 2014)

This week's Freebie Friday includes a bunch of places where dad can eat for free on Father's Day.

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50% Off Starbucks Groupon: June 12, 2014 Only

June 12, 2014
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50% Off Starbucks Groupon: June 12, 2014 Only

This amazing 50 percent off Starbucks Groupon is live for one day only and definitely worth picking up. And it is so cheap, you'll barely put a dent in your coffee budget.

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How to Avoid Buying Fraudulent Fathers Day Gifts

June 9, 2014
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How to Avoid Buying Fraudulent Fathers Day Gifts

If you are shopping for Fathers Day gifts online, you need to read this advice to avoid fraudulent gifts.

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How Not to Waste Food: Ripe Banana

June 8, 2014
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How Not to Waste Food: Ripe Banana

I share some of the ways I don't waste food when I have a ripe banana. Hint: It has something to do with a free smoothie! But there are other uses for ripe bananas as well. I outline some of my ideas.

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Happy 7th Anniversary to Suddenly Frugal

June 7, 2014
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Happy 7th Anniversary to Suddenly Frugal

Today is the 7th anniversary of the Suddenly Frugal blog. A quick look back.

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Freebie Friday (June 6-12, 2014)

June 6, 2014
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Freebie Friday (June 6-12, 2014)

This week's Freebie Friday roundup includes places to go for free donuts, free coffee and free tea.

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June is National Dairy Month: Save With These Coupons

June 5, 2014
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June is National Dairy Month: Save With These Coupons

Here are a bunch of coupons to help you save during National Dairy Month. These include savings on yogurt and some organic products, too.

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Lessons in You Get What You Pay For

June 4, 2014
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Lessons in You Get What You Pay For

Recently we were reminded of the phrase you get what you pay for and why price doesn't always matter.

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Usell: Getting Cash for Old Electronics

June 3, 2014
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Usell: Getting Cash for Old Electronics

When I wrote my second Suddenly Frugal book, called Toss, Keep, Sell!: The Suddenly Frugal Guide to Cleaning Out the Clutter and Cashing In, the premise was that when you can no longer cut your budget to save money, you need to find ways to bring in extra income to help support your budget. (By the way, I really wanted that book to be called “Cash for Clutter” but what can you do–the publisher had other ideas.) One of the ways you can do that is to sell items you no longer need or use. I have been faithfully...

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