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3 Apps to Save Money on Groceries…Without Clipping Coupons!

I used to use coupons extensively. My coupon binder was so big and heavy the air bag sensor thought it was a person if I happened to put it on a seat. True story. Since I became more of a hippie and less excited about saving coupons for things I didn’t use, I’ve seen and tried several creative ways to save money at the grocery store. Lately, my routine has involved using 3 simple money saving apps. This takes less than 5 minutes and I’ve already gotten $10+ back! When I  ...

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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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Don’t Buy Seven Limes: The Secrets To Eating Healthy On A Budget

Raise your hand if you’ve ever heard (or said) the following: “It’s too hard to eat healthy food on a tight budget!” When I first moved out of my parents’ home, I lived on $27 every two weeks for groceries (except for eggs and raw milk, which I purchased from a farmer every other week for $13 for a half gallon of milk – from which I made yogurt, a pint of cream – from which I made butter, and two dozen eggs). I primarily shopped at a local farmers  ...

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7 Easy Ways to Eat Healthy Food on a Small Budget

Has anyone ever told you “it’s too expensive to eat well, you can’t find healthy food to eat on a budget?” I’m here to tell you something big: that’s a myth. It is possible – if not easy – to find (and create!) cheap healthy food to eat on a budget. When I first moved out on my own, my food budget was $27 every two weeks.  This did not include money for milk and eggs purchased from a farmer, but did include everything else.  My grocery budget  ...

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