Real Numbers: Weekly Grocery Spending Snapshot

Real Numbers Weekly Grocery Spending Snapshot

Real Numbers: Weekly Grocery Spending Snapshot How much does this family of five spend every week? Do you realistically know what you are spending on groceries these days? Well if you don’t, it’s high time to find out! You’ll probably be really surprised one way or another. The great thing about knowing what you pay…

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Shop Out of the Freezer and Pantry-No Spending Challenge

Shop Out of the Freezer and Pantry-No Spending Challenge

Shop Out of the Freezer and Pantry-No Spending Challenge Thrifty Thinking Last August we embarked on a little money adventure (or should I say no-money adventure), the No-Spending Challenge. You can go here to read more about it. The following month I followed up with the no-spending results. You can read about the results in…

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Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers

Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers

Frugal Foodie Stocking Stuffers Thrifty Thinking Ever wonder what to get for that foodie in your life? Well these stocking stuffer ideas are great frugal finds just for that hard-to-buy-for foodie. These ideas are under $15 and most are closer to $5. So even if those foodies seem to have everything, you might find a…

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Advent Calendar and Advent Activities

Advent Calendar Ideas

Advent Calendar and Advent Activities Thrifty Thinking Back in 2011 a friend gave us an Advent calendar (shown above and below). Her daughters had placed sweet treats in every box for each of my kids to enjoy during the days leading up to Christmas. It was a very┬ákind and festive gesture. My kids eagerly anticipated…

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