My Frugal Story: blingbloom

How did you first become interested in saving money? When my husband and I accepted a new ministry opportunity in 2008, taking a 50% paycut and moving to a different state. We owned a home that sat on the market for 18 months before it finally sold. While renting an apartment in our new location, ... read more

5 Awesome Things You Can Do With Command Hooks


If you’ve got some extra command hooks lying around, make sure to put them to good use! Here are some helpful ideas to get the wheels turning: Hang Curtain Rods If you’re a renter and can’t put holes in the walls, command hooks are a great way to hang up some curtains. Keep Garbage Bags ... read more

7 Best Things to Buy in August


While you may want to just hang around by a pool or on the beach to enjoy the last real month of summer, there are actually some great sales going on in stores in the month of August. With back-to-school buzz amping up and summer slowly drawing to a close, here are some great deals ... read more

6 Natural Ways to Stop a Cold in Its Tracks

Are you familiar with that “oh-no-my-throat-is-scratchy-and-my-head-is-pounding-and-my-eyes-won’t-open” feeling that you occasionally wake up to? I’m sure you know the dreaded feeling I’m talking about. When this happens, I know I only have precious time to combat that which I am inevitably facing. A potentially debilitating cold. When this feeling creeps up, there are indeed preventative measures ... read more

Surprising Way to Save a Bundle on Moving Costs


from Tip Hero L.D. Meyer I don’t recall where I read this but a guy was moving his family down the east coast to Florida and when he went to rent a U-Haul he found it to be pretty pricy. He noticed they had used trucks for sale there at the U-Haul vendor so he ... read more

5 Weird and Amazing Ways to Prepare Eggs


If you’re sick of your typical scrambled or fried eggs, try some of these unconventional ideas on for size! In Pepper Rings Make “flower eggs” inside of bell peppers with the technique shown below. Enjoy this impressive looking breakfast with some toast and you’re good to go. In an Onion Ring For those of you ... read more

You’ll Never Cut Grapes the Same Way Again


Whether you’re a parent who cuts grapes in half on a daily basis for kids or you need to cut grapes for salads, this tip is a game changer. You’ll never again spend time cutting grapes in half one by one. Check out this major time saving hack: Post by Laura Mullins Goodhue.

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9 Ways You Didn’t Think to Use Cooking Spray


Cooking spray has become a typical kitchen staple, but its uses extend far beyond the kitchen. Take a look at some other uncommon uses for Pam and other no-stick cooking sprays: Shovel Snow With Ease: when the next blizzard hits, coat your snow shovel with cooking spray. The ice and snow will slide right off ... read more

10 Fitness Myths You Should Stop Believing


With so much fitness advice out there, it’s hard to know sometimes what to believe. Here are 10 fitness myths that circulate around a lot but are absolutely not true. Take a look! Thanks to Lifehack for the tips!

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