The Most Frugal Places in the U.S.

Living a frugal lifestyle is something to celebrate! It’s rewarding when you can find ways to save on groceries, travel, entertainment and other expenses. That’s why, each year, we like to celebrate the most frugal places in America. To come up with our list, we look at the previous year’s coupon usage in major metropolitan areas—and now this year’s results are in. Read on and find out Read more ...

17 St. Patrick’s Day Superstitions

Gaining the Luck of the Irish is not as easy as it sounds. The Irish have a lengthy list of good luck charms and bad omens and it’s hard to keep them straight! Here are 17 superstitions to keep in mind on St. Patrick’s Day so you can hopefully find some good luck, and more importantly, avoid the bad! 1. Got an unstoppable itch on your left hand? That may mean a pot of gold is about to come Read more ...

Top 12 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Groceries. It’s an expense we can’t avoid completely, but it is an expense we actually have a lot of control over. Did you know that you can save up to $2,700 a year when you buy items in bulk, on sale and prevent waste by freezing food in airtight packages? that's right. By shopping smarter, there are ways to stretch your grocery dollars when you’re shopping the aisles and even when you get Read more ...

The Best Things To Buy in October

October seems to be National this-that-and-the-other-thing Month. We thought it would be fun to focus on a few of those wacky holidays and show you how you can save on some of October’s most obscure celebrations. National Pizza Month: We have tons of savings in the coupon code section for this one, so you can celebrate once a week if you want to. Sign up for California Pizza Kitchen’s email Read more ...

Ways to Extend Your Good Luck on Friday the 13th

When Friday the 13th rolls around, everyone gets a little spooked. We all grow cautious hoping that we don’t run into any bad luck. Did you know that up to 60 million people worldwide are affected by paraskevidekatriaphobia, the fear of Friday the 13th? Here are some interesting facts that we’ve found circulating around Friday the 13th: Napoleon Bonaparte, President Herbert Hoover and President Read more ...

Labor Day: What’s All the Fuss?

Labor Day is synonymous with grilling at a neighborhood barbecue, lounging poolside and enjoying a 3-day weekend. But have you ever thought about why Labor Day even started? Was it really to give us all an excuse for R&R? Well, kind of. But there’s more to it. Here are some fun facts that give you a little insight into Labor Day (and why in the world it has anything to do with wearing Read more ...

Cool Off this Summer with Frozen Desserts

How to Tell the Difference Between Frozen Desserts Trying to beat the heat with a little frozen goodness this summer? You have options. Here’s the skinny on some of the most popular frozen desserts for a hot summer day. Ice cream. Of course.At the top of the list, ice cream claims over 85% of the frozen desserts sold. Premium ice cream contains between 11% and 15% butterfat—it’s typically Read more ...

Your Green Guide to Eco-Friendly Claims

"It’s not easy being green.” –Kermit the Frog We tend to throw around words and phrases like “go green” and “eco-friendly” but what do they really mean? Many of us gravitate toward product claims with the best intentions to do right by the environment. But how do we know what’s all hype and what’s the real deal? Brush up on your green knowledge. Last October, the FTC revised Read more ...