Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress

free resource libraryWelcome To Our Free Resource Library! The FREEBIE Fortress: Where We Share All Of Our Best FREE Resources

By Jennifer Spears

What is a free resource library? Think of it as one of those little free libraries that are popping up in communities all over the world…but with our free resource library, you don’t have to return anything. All of our best resources are kept in one convenient location, and you can download them whenever you need them. Continue reading “Free Resource Library | Welcome To The FREEBIE Fortress”

10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of summer jobs for country kids. You don't need to live near a town toHow To Help Your Kids Earn Money When You Don’t Live In Town

By Jennifer Spears

When we moved to the country 5 years ago, we didn’t realize that it was going to be a lot more difficult for our teenage kids to earn money. Luckily, we quickly discovered that there are plenty of awesome summer jobs for country kids. Continue reading “10 Awesome Summer Jobs For Country Kids | Opportunity In Rural Areas”

Gifts For Dad That Won’t Strain The Budget (Too Much) | Father’s Day

Need gifts for Dad that won't strain the budget? I hear ya! Dad's are awesome...but let's face it...they get stressed out sometimes.Since finances are

Gifts For Dad Don’t Have To Cost A Fortune!

By Jennifer Spears

Need gifts for Dad that won’t strain the budget? I hear ya! Dad’s are awesome…but let’s face it…they get stressed out sometimes. Since finances are often a major cause of stress for them, it’s not a bad idea to think about some gifts that won’t strain the budget…at least not too much!  Continue reading “Gifts For Dad That Won’t Strain The Budget (Too Much) | Father’s Day”

Summer Fun On A Budget | Make The Most Of Your Summer

Looking for ways to have summer fun on a budget? Here is our ultimate list of free or nearly free summer activities that will help you make the most of yourThe Ultimate Idea List For Summer Fun On A Budget

By Jennifer Spears

Looking for ways to have summer fun on a budget? Here is our ultimate list of free or nearly free summer activities that will help you make the most of your summer…without straining your budget. 

Continue reading “Summer Fun On A Budget | Make The Most Of Your Summer”

Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke

never run out of money How To Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke

By Jennifer Spears

Wouldn’t it be nice if we could never run out of money? We’d never have to worry about unexpected expenses like our cars breaking down, or dread getting our insurance or tax bills in the mail.

What if I told you that it was possible? Would you believe that you could happily live your life, without worrying about your finances? Continue reading “Never Run Out Of Money…Even When You’re Broke”

Sweet Peppered Popcorn | Spice Up Family Night

Sweet peppered popcorn! Yeah...it's a thing! And it's delicious! Think kettle corn...with an extra little layer of pizzazz!

Make Family Night Extra Special With Sweet Peppered Popcorn

By Jennifer Spears

Sweet peppered popcorn! Yeah…it’s a thing! And it’s delicious! Think kettle corn…with an extra little layer of pizzazz!

Having fun at home is one of the easiest and most practical ways to save money. You don’t waste money driving to a destination, buying food or paying for entertainment. Continue reading “Sweet Peppered Popcorn | Spice Up Family Night”

Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business

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It’s Time To Celebrate Mom: Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business 

By Jennifer Spears

Mom’s are awesome! To be honest, we should celebrate them way more often than once a year, don’t you think? Small businesses are awesome too! I love Small Business Saturday, but I feel like many shoppers forget about small businesses for the rest of the year. We need to fix that! Mother’s Day is right around the corner, so here it is, our guide to “Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business.” Continue reading “Gifts For Mom That Support Small Business”

Super Soft Homemade Play Dough

Super Soft Homemade Play Dough headerHow To Make Super Soft Homemade Play Dough…With A Secret Ingredient

By Jennifer Spears

Do you want to learn the secret to making homemade play dough? 

This recipe is the easiest, nicest smelling play dough on the planet! And it’s super soft! Continue reading “Super Soft Homemade Play Dough”

Homemade Laundry Soap…Works Great And Saves Money

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Making Homemade Laundry Soap

By Jennifer Spears

Making homemade laundry soap wasn’t something that I even thought about until I had my first baby. 

All of the special laundry instructions that came with a newborn really made me wonder though…if commercial laundry soap is too rough on delicate newborn skin…do I really want it on mine either? Continue reading “Homemade Laundry Soap…Works Great And Saves Money”

Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan

Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan

The $5/$20 Savings Plan: An (Almost) Painless Way To Save Money

By Jennifer Spears

Have you tried to save money in the past, but couldn’t stick with it? Did you find that after just a short period of time, it got too hard…and you just gave up? 

Don’t feel bad, saving money is something that many people struggle with. There are tricks though! Ways that you can increase your savings without feeling the strain of taking too much away from your family budget! Continue reading “Save Money By Using The 5/20 Savings Plan”