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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #171

Well, it’s happened.

I’ve become a little obsessed with homemade foods.

The thing is, a lot of these foods are waaay easier than you’d think to put together!

On the weekends, I might take an extra hour or two to put together some goodies. And then throughout the week, it’s just a few extra minutes of work here and there.

And it’s saved us an incredible amount of money!

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5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #169

5 Ways We’ve Saved Money This Week #169

Lately it has occurred to me that some of my frugal ways have been slipping.

It’s never more evident than when I get an electric bill in the mail and it’s twice as high as it was a year ago.

Or when I pick up my 5 grocery bags after swiping the card to pay $150.

I know I should try to get used to this new way of spending money (double for everything), but my mouth falls open in shock a lot more than it should.

Anyway, all that to say that this series…the 5 Ways We’ve Saved Money Series…the one I used to write up faithfully every Friday…is becoming a necessity for me again.

It’s my way of reviewing our family money for the week. What went right? What didn’t?

It’s a great way to celebrate small wins, and to notice patterns in spending.

So if you missed this series, like I have (I can’t believe I’ve only written a couple of these in the past two years!), let’s jump back in!

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