Money Saving Ideas

Money Saving Ideas for Frugal Moms Are you a new stay at home mom learning to pinch pennies? Maybe you’re a frugal working mom making the most of her hard-earned money.  No matter who you are, we’re glad to have you.  Welcome to Mommysavers!  This is the site for all moms who want the best for their families, but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg to get it.  Here you’ll find the best internet bargains, money saving ideas, work at home resources, and support from other moms on the internet.

Dress Like a Diva on a Thrift Store Budget by Kimberly Danger It’s a common misconception that you have to sacrifice style while on a budget.  As a long time fan of fashion and all things frugal, I’ve never believed that.  For as long as I can remember, I’ve found ways to create the looks I wanted at prices I could afford.  If you’re truly a frugal fashionista like me, you’ll find a way to have your cake and eat it too.

Mommysavers Online Community: The Mommysavers Discussion Forums are a big part of our site.  Connect with other frugal moms, get valuable money saving tips, or ideas for simple living.  Discuss topics like Online Bargains, Your Debt, find the best freebies, or swap coupons.  Membership is free and it’s easy to register.

Throwing a Super Bowl Party on a Budget According to Hallmark, Super Bowl Sunday is most popular party occasion of the year – topping even New Year’s Eve.  The great thing about Super Bowl parties is they are casual, fun and can be easily done on a budget — giving everyone a real reason to celebrate!

Saving Big Bucks at Aldi by Kimberly Danger I recently made my first trip to the brand new Aldi grocery store in my town.  I had big expectations – moms have been raving about it on Mommysavers for years.  My first impression didn’t generate fireworks – in fact, I was a little disappointed.  Upon deeper inspection, I began to see why moms get so excited about it.  Atmosphere aside, this is a bargain hunter’s paradise.  You can save money — serious money, if you shop there regularly.

Article Archives

Baby

Buying Baby’s Layette on a Budget by Dawne Brooks

Baby on a Budget by Dawn Lloyd

Save Over $2000 in Your Baby’s First Year by Kimberly Danger

How to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year on Baby Gifts By Dana Williams

8 Tips to Save on Child Care by Jeffrey Strain

Cleaning

Inexpensive Household Cleaners You Can Make at Home

Cleaning Recipes:  Homemade Cleaners

Laundering for Less by Kimberly Danger

Fashion + Beauty

Kids Clothes:  Readers Share Their Shopping Strategies

Beauty Concoctions and Spa Treatments You Can Make at Home

Dress Like a Diva on a Thrift Store Budget by Kimberly Danger

Trash to Treasure: Host a Mom’s Trading Night

The $25 Outfit: A Fashion Finding Challenge by Kimberly Danger

The Fashion Frugalista: High Fashion on a Budget

Consigning: Cash in Your Closet by Kimberly Danger

Child’s Play by Nita Holstine  Ideas for extending the life of your kids’ clothes

5 Bargain Shopping Tips: Look Like A Million On A Minimum Wage

How to Get Your Children “Brand Free” by Gregory Thomas

You and Your Wardrobe by Nikki Willhite

Back to School Clothes on a Budget by Kimberly Danger

Recycling Clothes by Julie Davis

Save Money on Clothing by Gregory Thomas

Consignment Shopping Pays Off by Rachel Paxton

Groceries, Food & Coupons

Coffeehouse Coffee on a Budget by Kimberly Danger

Saving Big Bucks at Aldi by Kimberly Danger

Save Up to 50% on Your Grocery Billby Jill Cooper

Shopping at Aldi by Tawra Kellam

Coupon Strategies: Never Pay Full Price Again! by GranMamma

Online Coupon Sources

Perfecting the Art of Couponing by Kimberly Danger

Save Time Grocery Shopping  by Crystal Dupay

The Power of Online Coupons by Kyle James

Cut Down on Your Grocery Bill by Shannon Jarvies

Decorating

Nature’s Décor for Fall, On a Budget! By Kathleen Wilson

Get the Pottery Barn Look for Less by Kimberly Danger

Frugal Decorating: Tips from Our Readers

Fantasy Kids Rooms for Under $50 by Kathleen Wilson

5 Steps to a Fantasy Undersea Room for Your Kids!   By Kathy Wilson

Turn Yard Sale Finds into Home Decorating Masterpieces by Kathleen Wilson

Decorating Kids’ Rooms on a Budget: Tips from Our Readers

How To Decorate Your Kitchen on a Dime by Kathleen Wilson

Bedroom Redos on a Budget By Kathleen Wilson

Budget Decorating Comparison: Real Life vs. TV By Kathleen Wilson

5 Ways To Brighten Up Your Bedroom, For Free!By Kathleen Wilson

Champagne Style on a Budget  by Karen Millard

Decorating with Toileby Nikki Willhite

Budget Furniture Fix-UpsBy Kathleen Wilson

The Treasure in “Used”  by Arleen M. Kaptur

10 Great Holiday Decorating Ideas…On a Budget! By Kathleen Wilson

Entertainment

Restaurant Specials: Kids Eat Free Resources and Other Money-Saving Tips

Getting 50% Discounts by Jeffrey Strain

Save Money Dining Out by Jeffrey Strain

Throwing a Super Bowl Party on a Budget

Cheap Dates:  Entertainment on a Budget

Garage Sale Strategies

Garage Sale Strategies: Tips for Getting the Best Bargains

Garage Sale Success:  Make the Most Cash for Your Stash by Kimberly Danger

Yard Sale Etiquette by Nancy Twigg

Military Moms: Tips and Resources

Attention, Military Moms! Money Saving Tips for Military Families by Kimberly Danger

Military Moms: Take a Mini Vacation by Angela Foye, Ft. Bragg, NC

Shopping Strategies

Hitting the Bullseye:  Strategies for Shopping at Target by Kimberly Danger

Ten Things You Should Buy to Save Money by Jeffrey Strain 

Too Many Bargains:  Is Bargain Hunting Blowing Your Budget?

Shopping at Aldi by Tawra Kellam

Target:  Shopping Strategies for our Readers

Saving at Sam’s: Reader Tips for Shopping at Sam’s Club

Thrift Store Steals by Kimberly Danger

Travel

Traveling with Kids: Make an Entertainment Bag

Disney Savers: Tips for Saving Money at the the Magic Kingdom

Tips for the Frugal Family Traveler: Vacations on a Budget by Scott W. Danger

Saving Money

Reasons for Resourcefulness by Kimberly Danger

Frugal Ethics: When Frugal Becomes Just Plain Cheap by Tawra Kellam

Ten Simple Things You Can Do To Save Money Today by Nancy Twigg

The Difference Between Wants and Needs by Jeffrey Strain <br

Give Yourself the Gift of Thrift by Nancy Twigg

How to Save When You Don’t Have ANY Money by Starla Ross 

Five Ways to Beat Penny Pinching Fatigueby Mia Cronan

An Odyssey Into Frugality: How I Became a Miserly Mom by Jonni McCoy

A Penny Saved Is A Penny Given Away by Tammy Harrison

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