Life in the Fast Lane
I'm just a lady who's trying to have a good time...as cheaply as possible!
As promised, I am going to start posting ways that I get free stuff in the mail. I don’t think you have to spend a ton of time online in order to get a happy mailbox. It just takes some strategic planning and some good websites to follow. That said, here is one trick you should follow if you start getting freebies. Create a free email address that it dedicated to your freebies. No one wants to clog their email with a ton of junk that they never read. So go to yahoo or gmail, whichever you choose and get…Read More
Awhile ago, I started making my own laundry soap. This is a simple recipe and it saves SO MUCH MONEY! It costs about 1 cent per load after your initial batch (when you have to buy your supplies). Start saving your containers now! Which detergent do you use and how much does it cost per load? Follow this link: http://ducktapegurl.tumblr.com/post/31281089453/homemade-laundry-soapRead More
Yes! You just have to have an open mind and a closed wallet. Haha! One of the things my family loves is trying different restaurants and going out to eat. However, we stick to a very strict weekly budget and it takes some creative planning on my part. When we go out to a restaurant, we utilize as many of these tips as possible. Order up! 1. Plan Ahead– Just like with most things in life, a plan helps things go smoothly. We decide early in the week that we are/have to eat out this week. Then I search for…Read More
Perhaps some of you followed my old blog with the same name on Tumblr. I know. I know. Tumblr for a blog?!?! What was I thinking? Well, I was thinking that I knew hardly anything about writing a blog, so get off my back, ok? But seriously, I want to start posting regularly and actually try to have people read this, so here goes nothing. I used to write about everything but I have decided to scale down and write about one of my true passions: saving money. I live for it and I love it. So, this blog will…Read More