Organize your finances to meet financial goals with Popmoney {sponsored}

how to organize your finances

It’s a new year which means it’s time to recommit to all kinds of goals from fitness to financial goals. While it can be easy to give up on resolutions that are vague like ‘I’m going to spend less in 2015,’ or ‘I’m going to cook every meal at home this year!’ making a resolution turn […]

Amazon Prime on Sale for $72! Today only!

Amazon Prime is on sale today for only $72! It’s a great bargain considering all you get from an Amazon membership. Prime members get free streaming of Prime TV, movies, and award-winning original content like Transparent. More importantly you get free 2 day shipping on a variety of items to be shipped anywhere. You can […]

25 tips to slash your restaurant spending in half

25 ways to slash restaurant spending

Most people still eat in restaurants on a weekly basis. While I love a good meal out at a nice restaurant it’s often budget busting. Busy lifestyles, dual income families, and our car dependent lifestyle have made dining out way of life for many people. We all know restaurant food isn’t great for our waistline, but […]

New Year, New Resolution: 7 Ways to Spend Smarter in 2015 {sponsored}

7 ways to spend smarter in 2015

Now that we’ve rung in the New Year and made New Year resolutions (that we may have already broken!) it’s time to think about making a lasting change for 2015. Committing to managing your money better is a great way to make 2015 the year when you take charge of your finances. Maybe you spent […]

Track and Pay Bills with Printable Bill Checklist

2015 Bill Checklist

How many times have you been caught not paying a bill on time? Whether it’s because you’re traveling, a bill got lost in the massive pile of mail, or you just plain forgot? <raises hand> I’ve been there, too. Don’t get me wrong I love the bill payer service our credit union offers. I love, love, […]

5 Easy Steps to Make a Year Long Menu Plan

create a year long menu plan in 5 easy steps

Even though we’re already a few days into the new year it’s not too late to create your own year long menu plan, and really you can start this at anytime that makes sense for your family. 1. Identify the family favorite recipes and menus you use often. Make a list of meals that you […]

2015 Menu Plan: Save $1,000s with Menu Planning

2015 Menu Plan

What if I told you I have a simple way you can save thousands of dollars every year? What if I told you it only took a few hours of planning? Menu plans save you big money. Cooking and eating at home can save you thousands of dollars every year. THOUSANDS. With my menu plan for […]

Best of Centsible Life in 2014


To finish out 2014 I’m sharing the most popular and my favorite content from this year. You’ll find all kinds of fun craft ideas, frugal and money-saving posts, and a few personal posts as well. January 2014 We celebrated Aidan’s 8th birthday, Emma’s 12th birthday, and 5 years of Centsible Life! I launched a recipe […]

Leesa Mattress Review

Leesa mattress Review

Would you buy a mattress online? I had never considered it until I was contacted by Leesa to review their mattress. They’re a mattress company that makes high quality, American-made mattresses that are only available to buy online. More importantly they are available at an affordable price which I appreciate, and I know you do, too! We’ve […]

Money Saving Heating & Cooling with Dyson Hot + Cold fan

Dyson Hot + Cold fan

Frugal folks often talk about saving on energy costs. It can pricey to heat and cool a home, so we’re always looking for ways to save while still being comfortable. There are lots of ways to save on your energy bill, but the biggest win usually comes from turning down the temperature in your home […]