A truly great way to inspire frugality and simplicity in your own life is to read the blogs of other people with the same goals. The ten great blogs below are written by moms who want to save money and achieve financial goals while living rewarding lives.
This blog is filled with family life hacks and simple living.
While most posts naturally have to do with saving money and
simplifying, there’s also a special section on money management, including tips on holiday budgets, getting out of debt, and more.
Blogger Candace Anderson, who homeschools her five boys, covers
everything from frugal meal planning (including recipes) to saving up
an emergency fund and creating your own home-based business.
You’ll find plenty of money-saving deals, coupons, and freebies
here, but Money Saving Mom is more than a coupon blog; there are also
special series of posts like “Having a Baby Without Breaking the Bank” and “31 Days to a Better Grocery Budget.”
This blog features–you guessed it–dinners for $5 or less, from
mom of three Erin Chase, who writes, “I have a little problem. I can
not make a meal that costs more than $5. Even if I try.” Posts cover
everything from canning and gardening to freebies and deals, and Chase
pays attention to food allergies and diet restrictions too.
Not just another coupon blog, Mommy’s Wish List’s tagline is
“Where to get it. How not to pay for it.” There are loads of deals,
freebies, and coupon codes here, but there’s also news about free
events and activities and essential posts on “how to be a coupon