We Saved What?! A 6-month Expense Comparison Unveiled Astonishing Savings
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We Saved What?! A 6-month Expense Comparison Unveiled Astonishing Savings

Hey there, folks! Today, I want to get real and share some eye-opening numbers with all of you. I recently sat down and compared our expenses for the first six months of 2022 with the first six months of 2023, and let me tell you, I was in complete shock. Our bills and expenditures were…

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Staycation vs. Vacation: The Advantages of Staying Home

Summer is a season that often brings thoughts of sandy beaches, exotic destinations, and adventurous getaways. However, in today’s fast-paced world, it’s important to remember that a fulfilling and rejuvenating vacation doesn’t always require traveling far and wide. In fact, one of the best-kept secrets for a memorable summer experience lies right at home: the…

Enjoying Starbucks on a Budget: A Simple Guide to Balance and Intentionality
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Enjoying Starbucks on a Budget: A Simple Guide to Balance and Intentionality

Who doesn’t love sipping a delicious cup of Starbucks coffee? Well, I don’t, but that’s not what this article is about. I know a lot of people enjoy the rich aroma, the smooth flavors—it’s a treat many people look forward to. But what if I told you that you can enjoy Starbucks without breaking the…

Groceries: When You Have Too Many & Nothing To Eat
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Groceries: When You Have Too Many & Nothing To Eat

In our bustling lives, it’s easy to fall into the trap of buying excessive groceries without realizing the impact it has on our daily choices and finances. Have you ever stared into a closet full of clothes, feeling like you have nothing to wear? Well, the same can happen when you overstock your refrigerator and…

5 Easy Steps To Meal Planning On A Budget
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5 Easy Steps To Meal Planning On A Budget

Meal planning doesn’t have to be difficult. When you are starting out, it can seem overwhelming. I’m going to walk you through 5 easy steps to get you started. Make sure before you start that you set your budget. There will be some weeks that you will have to tweak your dinners because it isn’t…

How To Save Money Using These 3 Apps
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How To Save Money Using These 3 Apps

When it comes to saving money, every little bit helps. The three apps below are my go-to’s for saving money. They are easy to set up and start using right away.  Money Saving Apps Please note that some links on therealrawoutlaw.com are affiliate links. We may receive a commission at no extra cost to you…

Cleaning Made Easy: 3 Products for the Cleaning-Averse
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Cleaning Made Easy: 3 Products for the Cleaning-Averse

Who likes cleaning? Not this girl.  And wouldn’t you know that I married into a family that ALL love to clean? That figures right. Let’s just say there were many jokes made about my cleaning style or lack thereof. But it was all in love and not meanness. Time for Spring cleaning We decided to…