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How To Pay Cash For A Car – What You Need To Know

  *This post is sponsored by* Come December, we will have been married for 4 years. During that 4 years, we have sold 2 vehicles and purchased another 3. Needless to say, we’ve learned a lot about cars in the past 4 years. Since we are committed to remaining debt-free, we have learned how to save up to pay cash for a car – and we have done this three times now! The first vehicle we purchased together was purchased entirely because it ran and we could afford it. It  ...

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Finances, Frugal Food, Frugal home, Healthy food tips, Make Money

How Much can you Earn with Swagbucks?

Each month I will recap my progress with earning Swagbucks and using them to supplement our food budget. I will admit that in January I really wasn’t very proactive in earning bucks. I know, bad me! It’s only the first of the year and I’m already slacking. Anyway… I ended January with 2,061 Swagbucks and another 518 pending. This was earned almost entirely by using the “shop and earn” feature. Any time I needed to order something online (and I need to  ...

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Frugal Food, Healthy food tips, Make Money

How to eat organic for FREE

Happy Monday friends! The biggest argument I hear to healthy eating (that honestly, I’ve given myself) is “it’s too expensive!” So today I wanted to show you how you can actually eat organic food for free. Yes, free. When we first got married, I brought my amazon prime account into our marriage. Which was super awesome because not only did we get free shipping on basically anything, but we had access to the Prime movies – yay free entertainment! Right after we  ...

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Finances, Frugal home, Make Money

How to Earn Money with Swagbucks

With the baby coming, I’m looking for ways to creatively stretch our budget to include money for fun splurges, like a trip to Starbucks, cute things from the Target dollar bin, or the occasional Paleo “treat” online (spiralizer, anyone?). It’s hard to justify those splurges when we have a budget that we stick to, so I’ve been enjoying practicing contentment and making the most of what we have. ┬áIt’s really been a great lesson, but it’s nice to be  ...

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