Make Ahead Cold Lunches {A Week’s Worth of Lunches in a day!}

Disclaimer: this post has been updated with new images and ideas with special thanks to my sponsor, Frigidaire Gallery®. I love this post and continue to make ahead my kids cold lunches to save time and money! It’s morning. You’re tired, and moving slow. Your brain is trying its best to remember all the morning […]

Making 50 Freezer Meals in one Day

  Who’s ready to cook all day long for a month’s worth of freezer meals? When you tell your family you’re having frozen dinner do they run the other way and only the dog looks happy? Maybe it’s time to introduce them and yourself to homemade Freezer meals. Cooking a month of meals for the […]

New To Couponing?

So you want to learn how to save money by couponing? You have come to the right place.  Here at Happy Money Saver we are passionate about coupons, saving money and getting great deals!  I’m sure after seeing Extreme Couponing on TLC, you want to know, “How do they do that?!”  First off, just know […]

My Ultimate Happy HOME Cleaning Routine Plus FREE Printable Checklist

  I had never been “that” mom, the one that always has to have a perfectly clean spotless home. I always just loved having fun way too much. Plus my kids were just too wild. It has always been a never-ending battle to keep up with 4 kids, trying to do everything from cleaning, cooking, […]

Send a “Box of Sunshine” to Brighten someone’s day

[pinit] Sometimes winter can seem really long when the skies are gray and its really cold.  I know I can’t wait to enjoy some of that summer warmth again…I miss it!  To show someone you are thinking of them or to brighten up their day consider giving them a Box of Sunshine!  Basically you can […]

The Coupon Box Method – How I Organize my Coupons

A common question I I hear from my readers is “How do you personally organize your coupons?” And the answer is…I use the Coupon Box Method.  Being organized makes coupon shopping more enjoyable as I can find my coupons quickly when I am out at the stores. I have tried quite a few different methods to organize my […]

Expired Food: Can I still eat that?

Has this ever happened to you? You’re busy cleaning out your fridge and discover a brand new, unopened jar of pickle relish tucked in the back. Just when you’re about to think, “Score!” you notice it expired (gulp!) three months ago. Now what? Should you really toss something that’s never been opened? What if something’s […]

My Stock Up Price List

As a couponer for a few years now I have become aware of what prices are good enough for me to stock up on. And I get emails often asking me what I personally will pay when things go on sale. So this is typically what my stock up prices are. Note: Every region is […]

The {Short} History of Coupons

How many of you remember the following Coca Cola song: “I’d like to teach the world to sing, in per-fect har-mo-nyyy. I’d like to buy the world a Coke, and keep ’em coupon clip-ping!” Anyone? No? Okay, so that’s not exactly how the song goes, but back in 1894 the savvy business minds behind the […]

Thrifty Tip: Make Your Own Microwave Popcorn

No more smelly processed popcorn for me! You can make your very own homemade microwave popcorn that tastes better, is very healthy + natural, and will save you money. Doing the math, microwave popcorn on average costs around $1.89 for a 3-pack (which breaks down to $3.53 per lb.). On sale I have seen it […]

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