Let’s just be honest, y’all. Sometimes it hits mid-afternoon around here and I just NEED something to HELP ME OUT. Can I get an amen?!
Normally I’ll grab a nice ice cold Diet Coke from the fridge…which, I know…those nasty artificial sweeteners. I tell myself that I just need a little boost! And some days I grab a REAL Coke – sugar and all. Anybody with me?
Either way, sugar (real or fake) can be addicting. Bad for our bodies, for sure. But it can also be bad for your wallet! Amit from Pound Place sent me over this infographic that isn’t quite as yummy as I thought it would be. Check it out!
And just like that, it’s NOVEMBER. Let me tell you, October has FLOWN by for me! Has it for you, too? WOW!
Next we have my FAVORITE holiday: Thanksgiving! Wohoo!
But before we get to all of that, let’s look back at the top 5 posts here on the blog for the month of October, shall we?
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Fall is now in full swing and with that comes increased expenses. Higher costs in utility bills, paying for programs and lunch for the kids, and even the impending holidays around the corner are enough to throw anyone’s budget off. Rather than turn your hair grey by stressing, it is a good idea to get on top of these things now so that you can save money throughout the fall season.
Below are some fairly simple ways you can begin to save money around the house:
1. Weatherproof Your Home
You’re going to need to cut on the heating system soon and this means increased costs for your energy bill. Rather than allow your hard earn cash to blow away with the wind, it is a good idea to weatherproof your home. Check around the house for any small holes or gaps and seal them up so that your heat stays in your home instead of leaving. If you have older windows, adding some plastic can improve the efficiency of your home and keep your heating system from overworking itself. Weatherproofing materials are fairly cheap and will certain generate a return on investment.