End of May Shopping with a Menu

Bulk Food Store - 5/25/15 - $10.24

First of all, thank you for your feedback last week! I received quite a few comments and several emails telling me how much you enjoy this weekly feature and not to stop. I’m not stopping! You did all agree that you would be interested in seeing how my menus align with my weekly shopping trips […]

Friday Freebies on May 29

It was another busy week. I had my final music classes with grades 4 to 8, subbed in preschool, attended a bit of MOPS and taught my final piano lessons of the year…and that was all just yesterday! Needless to say, I’m happy it’s Friday with the start of another weekend ahead of us. Since […]

7 Ways I Saved in May

7 Ways I Saved in May - Here are some ways that I saved in May. It's amazing how the little things can add up to big savings each month!

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read more in my disclosure policy. Thank you for supporting Joyfully Thriving! The end of May is quickly approaching. As I looked back over the past month, I was once again amazed at the different ways I saved in May. I share these posts as a reminder […]

Summer Reading Programs 2015

Summer reading Program

One of my favorite parts of summer has always been the extra time to curl up with a good book. I love books and I’m determined to install that love of reading in my son! Thankfully, my teacher husband agrees in the importance of early literacy. Summer also brings with it the return of summer […]

Homemade Bread Recipe & Tips

Are you interested in making homemade bread? If so, try this easy & delicious recipe. Also, check out these bread baking tips.

This post may contain affiliate links. You can read more in my disclosure policy. Thank you for supporting Joyfully Thriving! This year, I decided to make our bread instead of buying it from the store. I enjoy baking and have made bread occasionally in the past, but made the switch to regular bread baking this […]

Shutterfly: 50% of All Photo Books

This post contains affiliate links. You can read more in my disclosure policy.  Do you have a Shutterfly photo book in progress? If so, check out this deal! Use the code RELAX for 50% off ALL photo books at Shutterfly! This deal is good through May 27th so hurry and get your books finished. I worked […]

Frugal in Ft Wayne: 5/24 – 5/27

Are you enjoying your Memorial Day weekend? If you still need to pick up some things for your weekend cookouts, there are good deals to be found at Meijer and Kroger. While Meijer still has their ground chuck at $2.99/lb this week (plan ahead and freeze some!), the other good deals I see are at […]

Dairy and Diaper Deals with a Question

Kroger - 5/18/15 - $21.67

I did my shopping early this week, as in Monday morning, Nathan and I headed out to do our weekly grocery shopping. He’s gotten to the point where I have to strap him into the grocery cart now because he will try to climb out. He still waves at everyone as we shop and doesn’t […]

Kroger: Friday Freebie Hershey’s Chocolate

Kroger Free Hershey's Chocolate

Today’s Friday Freebie at Kroger is for a free Hershey’s with Caramel chocolate bar (1.1 oz). The coupon is only available to download today but you have until June 7th to redeem it. Free chocolate? What a great way to start off a Friday!

Friday Freebies on May 22

The end of the school year is in sight! We have a long weekend ahead of us and then I only have 3 remaining music classes to teach. Even though my husband has 4 days left, he’ll finish before me, due to my part-time schedule. Even as we wrap up another year of teaching (my […]