Category Archives: Living With Less

Living With Less: Save Money by Paying Attention to the Details

With my cancer journey, we’ve obviously had quite a few medical bills landing in our mailbox.  Three times in the past three months, I have discovered mistakes on our EOB–Explanation of Benefits that are sent to us on each claim. … Continue reading

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Living With Less: Use Coupons Wisely

Ever since I’ve began super couponing a little over two years ago, I am always looking for wonderful deals to take advantage of using coupons. Yesterday I was able to order a $30 (plus shipping) photo book from Shutterfly for just … Continue reading

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Living With Less: Tip for Sending Get Well Wishes

When someone is in the hospital, I like to visit and take something to brighten their room or pass the time away. However, when someone I care about is in the hospital and lives far away, a visit is just … Continue reading

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Expect the Unexpected

At the end of the mowing season in the Fall, our lawnmower died.  In the past few weeks both our washing machine and dishwasher have died and our car needed $500 in repairs. Yesterday when Mark and I rolled out … Continue reading

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Living With Less

In our book, Living With Less So Your Family Has More,  Mark and I share about the importance of doing what’s best for your family regardless of how your choices might be different than the rest of the world. Our … Continue reading

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Blog Hop: How Do You Teach Your Kids About Money?

Mark and I have always believed that teaching our kids money management strategies needs to be a priority. When they were small, we gave them one dollar a week for allowance…in dimes.  Then we had them manage their money with … Continue reading

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Living With Less: Dollar Store Deal

Last week I took one of my boys to the pediatrician for a check-up.  My allergies have been a mess over the past two weeks and the intake nurse and I chatted about that a bit.  Then she said, “Did you know … Continue reading

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Our winners and a bit more college info…

Thank you to all of you who participated in our “College For Less” discussion last week! Our book winners are: Living Rich for Less Lisa S (lisastierspen) Lisa M (ourkazocu)     The Little Book of Big Savings Karen (Clemsonke) … Continue reading

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Affordable Strategies for College-Day 5

This week we’ve received a wealth of education from America’s Financial Expert, Ellie Kay!  We’re finishing off the week with a Q and A session with Ellie Kay. These questions were taken from her regular appearances on ABC NEWS “Good … Continue reading

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Guest Post and Giveaway: Affordable Strategies for College–Day 4

This week America’s Financial Expert, Ellie Kay, is teaching us about affording college education without a boatload of school loans! In addition to the guest posts this week, Ellie Kay is also giving away 2 copies of her Living Rich … Continue reading

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