Frugal Living

Nov 6th, 2020

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Aloha November!

November has arrived, and we are gearing up for a couple of holidays this month! November is one of my favorite months! I find that there are so many things to be thankful for! One of our activities during this month is to tell each other over dinner something that we are thankful for. At times, my kids will say

Oct 1st, 2020

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How To Celebrate Halloween During Covid

Lockdown and social distancing have lasted far longer than any of us dreamed it would. While we are doing our best to keep things as “normal” as possible, there’s many that have gone by the wayside. No one is seeing this more than the younger members of our families. They are missing out on time with friends, school, sporting events,

Jul 7th, 2020

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Embrace Summer Fun and Keep Yourself Active

Independence Day has come and gone, but we love to celebrate all month long! There are so many different ways that we can celebrate our independence, but summer is also in full swing. It’s just a perfect combination! From picnics to art – there are many different ways to enjoy spending the summer months! While tourism is still almost non-existent

Jun 2nd, 2020

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Make The Most of Outdoor Time

Now more than ever, there is a need to be outdoors, while staying safe. Sunlight is healthy for you, but as we are still monitoring Coronavirus, we want to be safe while having fun. With summer beginning, the desire to spend more outdoors gets stronger. There are so many fun things that you can do in your backyard, while still

May 5th, 2020

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Social Distancing? No Problem!

Social distancing has been in effect for several weeks now. For those who are “people persons” this can be really hard to handle. As we continue to navigate through the different measures taken to ensure that we all stay safe, we do miss spending time with friends and family. With the weather continuing to get nicer, there is the want

Feb 7th, 2020

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Money Saving Tip: Use Your Spices

Check this out you guys. During a recent move, I had a serious “aha money saving moment” and I knew I had to share. I was packing my kitchen into boxes and as I was looking at expiration dates on my spices I came to the sudden realization I could be saving so much money simply by focusing my weekly

Sep 21st, 2018

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My #1 Money Saving Tip

Aloha everyone! A couple months ago I wrote a blog and gave tips about how you could save money at the grocery store. My tips: 1) Budget, 2) Plan a menu, and 3) Try to go shopping only once a week. Did any of you try those tips? While these three tips definitely help me save money  they also require

Jun 8th, 2018

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Grocery Money Saving Tips

Aloha! Over the years, I’ve tried various methods to save money on groceries (YES, even the dreadful extreme couponing method, which I found to be too time consuming!); however, through the process of trial and error I’ve managed to find a few things that really do work for me. Today, I want to to share how I am able to help

Apr 22nd, 2018

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Save Money by Researching Weekly Store Advertisements

Aloha everyone! Some of you may already be doing what I’m going to write about in this blog; if so, then you can attest to how beneficial it is to take the time to browse through weekly store advertisements to find the best deals on the food items you shop for regularly. You can save so much money!!! Three of

Jan 5th, 2018

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5 Tips on Saving Money At The Grocery Store

Let’s face it, we all try to penny pinch where we can, especially living in Hawaii. Here are 5 tips on saving money at the grocery store. Tip 1 – Meal Plan- This might seem like mundane advice however it’s efficient and can help you avoid overspending on groceries that go bad before you get to use them (you’re probably thinking about