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The holiday season is still a couple of months from now but, considering the average person spent 805$ during the 2015 holiday season, it’s never too early in the year to start saving on your Christmas shopping. In fact, the earlier you plan ahead and prepare yourself for the holiday expenses, the less likely you are to burn a hole in your pocket when the time comes.

Here are some of the more useful tips we’ve gathered over the ages for saving money during the holiday season.

Frequent readers know: I’m frugal. Frugal enough to be a consistent contributor to the site All the Frugal Ladies. When it comes to saving money, it’s a chosen lifestyle for me and I’m constantly challenging myself to come up with new ways and ideas to spend less. So when I see beautiful furniture thrown-out on the […]

Summer and vacations are around the corner and it’s time to get ready for fun asap! Summers are all about travelling, new experiences, great food, having fun and of course swimming and the beach.

So you are asking how can I get ready for summer and stick to my budget? Well, use Groupon Coupons!

I don’t know about you, but we had an absolutely freezing winter. We struggled to keep warm, both inside the house and out… but we also can’t afford to keep the heating on too high and for too long so we had to be resourceful. A lot of people think you have to break the […]

This year, the winter has brought a lot of snow, cold and snowstorms. As temperatures drop and discomfort mounts, moods tend to turn as icy as the frosty air, but it doesn’t have to be that way. It’s possible to make a few simple adjustments in your home that enable you to stay agreeably toasty […]

Moving abroad is a big decision. One where you should take all the advice you can get. Living abroad not only gets you familiar with a new culture, but it also takes away from you the obnoxious parts of life, those things you would never miss if you stayed. Things like dinner with the in-laws […]

This post contains affiliate links, and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on the links. This does not affect the price, and we appreciate your support in this way! The time has come… to finally bring my dad and grandma into the 21st century. Scared as they are to finally use […]

I apologize beforehand if this topic is more ‘morbid’ than my usual post, but being that the blog is a place for me to lay my thoughts, it seemed appropriate. Recently, I was watching an episode of “Extreme Cheapskates”, my newest embarrassing guilty pleasure. Since I’m also a frequent blogger at All the Frugal Ladies, […]

Rent is expensive enough as it is… if you don’t have your utilities set up efficiently, then you’re probably tacking on a couple hundred dollars each month to that rent bill. Heat is a utility that’s completely necessary. Some might argue that you can get by with just a couple of fans in the summer, […]

If you have been reading Home Life Abroad, you might have heard that I’m living in the Canary Islands. There are 7 bigger islands and a few smaller ones.  I have visited most of them and today I want to give you some tips on how to save money in Tenerife. Tenerife is a dream […]

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