End of July Shopping

Kroger - 7/30/15 - $26.78

Our July has been full of travels all across the United States. Perhaps it wasn’t even obvious that I was gone since I had written ahead on the blog. The joys and wonders of blogging! The travels were all wonderful and I’ll tell you more about them soon, but it is good to be home…. Read More →

Friday Freebies on July 31

Friday Freebies Featuring Free Ebooks on Joyfully Thriving

How can it be the last day of July already? I need this summer to slow down! Since it’s Friday, here’s the latest list of free ebooks. Thanks again to Shelly at Frugal Family Home for her help in compiling this list of Kindle freebies! Remember that Amazon pricing, promotions, and availability are subject to change at any time… Read More →

8 Ways I Saved in July

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Oh, it always makes me sad to see July end because that means summer is almost over. August is full of back to school preparations in our household so it will be busy, busy, busy! July was plenty busy again but I managed to save in quite a few ways. Here are some of my… Read More →

Pampers New Premium Care Diapers

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This is a sponsored post for She Speaks and Pampers. While I was compensated for this review, all opinions are my own. You can read more in my disclosure policy.  I have long been a bargain shopper – and buying diapers is no exception. I started shopping for diapers before I was even pregnant so that… Read More →

7 Ways to Save Money on School Supplies

7 Ways to Save Money on School Supplies Square

As a teacher and frugal shopper, school supply shopping is one of my favorite times of year. I love finding great deals that help me get ready for the upcoming year. I still remember the excitement of being a student and picking out the color of notebooks I wanted for the year. No, we never purchased the… Read More →

Friday Freebies on July 24

Friday Freebies Featuring Free Ebooks on Joyfully Thriving

Happy Friday! Let’s kick off the weekend with another list of free ebooks. Thanks again to Shelly at Frugal Family Home for her help in compiling this list of Kindle freebies! Remember that Amazon pricing, promotions, and availability are subject to change at any time without notice. Please confirm the price before completing your purchase. Also, some of the links below are… Read More →

Kroger: $2.99 Comforts Diapers

Comforts Digital Coupon

If you need diapers, check out this easy deal at Kroger! Clip this new $3/1 Comforts diapers digital coupon (search under baby). Comfort diapers are regularly priced at $5.99 at Kroger, so you can pick up diapers for only $2.99 a package! What a great deal! I’ve used these diapers (and while they are not my… Read More →

How to Create Shutterfly Photo Book for Free

How to Create Shutterfly Photo Albums for Free

I love digital photo albums! Years ago, I used to create paper scrapbooks. That was before digital scrapbooks even existed. I have some pretty elaborate scrapbooks from my high school days. Once I discovered that I could create scrapbooks online, I made the switch. I love that digital scrapbooks are printed and professionally. I can check my… Read More →

23 Frugal Books to Help You Save Money

23 Frugal Books to Help You Save Money - A Great list of helpful books!

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more in my disclosure policy. Thanks for supporting Joyfully Thriving! I love to read! Fiction is my genre of choice but I also love to read practical books with good applications for my life. Even though I already live frugally, I enjoy reading frugal books for their different perspectives… Read More →

$39 Restocking Shopping Trips

Meijer - 7/12/15

It’s going to be a short post today because I didn’t shop a lot this week and I didn’t menu plan much either. Let’s start with my shopping trips. We shopped as a family of 3 on Sunday evening, before eating out. We started at Meijer where I wanted to take advantage of another good diaper… Read More →