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Paying for energy to heat our homes can be difficult in cold winter months and utility bills are no fun. So, what can you do? Take advantage of these quick and easy (and inexpensive) ways to winterize your home. #moneysavingtips #frugalliving #utilities #winter

31 ways to stay warm, save money this winter - Living On The Cheap

Paying for energy to heat our homes can be difficult in cold winter months and utility bills are no fun. So, what can you do? Take advantage of these quick and easy (and inexpensive) ways to winterize your home. #moneysavingtips #frugalliving #utilities #winter

Real frugalistas know that you should start next year’s holiday shopping the day after Christmas. But let’s face it: Not everyone is in the mood. For me, starting after Labor Day is early enough

6 ways to save by shopping for Christmas gifts super early - Living On The Cheap

Real frugalistas know that you should start next year’s holiday shopping the day after Christmas. But let’s face it: Not everyone is in the mood. For me, starting after Labor Day is early enough

The most delicious part of Hanukkah is latkes — potato pancakes fried in sizzling oil. They are easy to make and are most typically served with sour cream and apple sauce. But there are other variations as well.

Celebrate Hanukkah with traditional latkes, plus tasty twists - Living On The Cheap

The most delicious part of Hanukkah is latkes — potato pancakes fried in sizzling oil. They are easy to make and are most typically served with sour cream and apple sauce. But there are other variations as well.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Do you love to create your own Holiday decorations? If so, what better way to start your Holiday season than with a DIY Christmas Wreath! Here are 14 jaw-droppingly elegant Christmas wreaths you can make. They are inexpensive and easy too! #christmaswreath #diychristmaswreath #diychristmasdecor #christmasdecor #holidaydecor #holidayseason #holidayhome

14 Elegant DIY Christmas Wreaths

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Do you love to create your own Holiday decorations? If so, what better way to start your Holiday season than with a DIY Christmas Wreath! Here are 14 jaw-droppingly elegant Christmas wreaths you can make. They are inexpensive and easy too! #christmaswreath #diychristmaswreath #diychristmasdecor #christmasdecor #holidaydecor #holidayseason #holidayhome

Having trouble figuring out what to give to the person who has everything? Check out this post for holiday shopping tips when you have to shop for the person with everything.

How to holiday shop for people who have everything - Living On The Cheap

Having trouble figuring out what to give to the person who has everything? Check out this post for holiday shopping tips when you have to shop for the person with everything.

For many of us, winter is a time when we discover a few more cracks and crannies for the cold air to find its way inside making it harder to stay warm and cozy, & sending money out the door as the electric or gas bill climbs. Take advantage of these quick

31 ways to stay warm, save money this winter - Living On The Cheap

For many of us, winter is a time when we discover a few more cracks and crannies for the cold air to find its way inside making it harder to stay warm and cozy, & sending money out the door as the electric or gas bill climbs. Take advantage of these quick

Virtually every ski area in the land offers free skiing for youngsters to age 5 or 6, but only a handful extend free skiing to older offspring. Alas, many of these deals are in effect only during non-holiday periods and/or midweek, but they offer big savi

Where older kids ski free - Living On The Cheap

Virtually every ski area in the land offers free skiing for youngsters to age 5 or 6, but only a handful extend free skiing to older offspring. Alas, many of these deals are in effect only during non-holiday periods and/or midweek, but they offer big savi

I’ve been a dedicated bargain hunter since I was a kid with not much spending money. So this year, like every other year, almost all my holiday shopping was finished before the stores started putting up Christmas decorations. On Thanksgiving day, I enjoyed a long and leisurely dinner with my family. No post-turkey trips to the mall, thank you very much. And on Black Friday, I did not rush to any stores to join the crazy pre-dawn crowds primed to buy.

Start shopping now for the best deals for next Christmas - Living On The Cheap

I’ve been a dedicated bargain hunter since I was a kid with not much spending money. So this year, like every other year, almost all my holiday shopping was finished before the stores started putting up Christmas decorations. On Thanksgiving day, I enjoyed a long and leisurely dinner with my family. No post-turkey trips to the mall, thank you very much. And on Black Friday, I did not rush to any stores to join the crazy pre-dawn crowds primed to buy.

I enjoy few things more than creating and giving homemade gifts. So many different types of foods, such as quick breads, cookies, candy and drink mixes, lend themselves to giving. But giving a soup mix to someone who may not have the desire to cook for himself can be a wonderful gift to warm both heart and belly. #giftguides #homemade #soup #DIY

Homemade soup gifts will warm the heart - Living On The Cheap

I enjoy few things more than creating and giving homemade gifts. So many different types of foods, such as quick breads, cookies, candy and drink mixes, lend themselves to giving. But giving a soup mix to someone who may not have the desire to cook for himself can be a wonderful gift to warm both heart and belly. #giftguides #homemade #soup #DIY

Now that the holidays are over many people are starting the New Year saddled with an overwhelming financial hangover of bills and debt. How do you deal with it? While it might be easier to just make the minimum payments, that’s not a good long-term plan. If you don’t make a plan to reduce your debt, you’ll spend all of 2021 with that hangover. Who wants to live like that?

21 ways to deal with your post-holiday financial hangover - Living On The Cheap

Now that the holidays are over many people are starting the New Year saddled with an overwhelming financial hangover of bills and debt. How do you deal with it? While it might be easier to just make the minimum payments, that’s not a good long-term plan. If you don’t make a plan to reduce your debt, you’ll spend all of 2021 with that hangover. Who wants to live like that?

Gift ideas for your favorite teachers - Living On The Cheap

Stumped about what to give your favorite teachers this holiday season? Here are some affordable, practical ideas sure to earn you an A+.

As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, we often are filled with a sense of dread: How will we ever find the perfect gift for everyone on our list. Some Americans are saving money and sanity by changing their gift-giving traditions, find out more in

How to end the exchange of useless holiday junk - Living On The Cheap

As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, we often are filled with a sense of dread: How will we ever find the perfect gift for everyone on our list. Some Americans are saving money and sanity by changing their gift-giving traditions, find out more in

Heating season is back in most of the country, and heating costs are expected to rise this winter. Know that there are ways to mitigate some of that energy use and save money every month

18 tips to save big on winter utility bills - Living On The Cheap

Heating season is back in most of the country, and heating costs are expected to rise this winter. Know that there are ways to mitigate some of that energy use and save money every month

Holiday travel is always more expensive, and it will be even more costly to fly this year thanks to airline consolidations

6 great ways to save big bucks on airfare - Living On The Cheap

Holiday travel is always more expensive, and it will be even more costly to fly this year thanks to airline consolidations