frugal living

How To Throw a Spooky Halloween Party On a Budget

Throwing a Halloween bash with your family and friends is a great way to celebrate the holiday. However, a lot of people cringe at the thought of the costs that would possibly be associated with throwing a memorable, spooktacular party. And, with Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays right around the corner, most Americans are already living […]

Prom Night: Four Tips to Look & Feel Fabulous Without Breaking the Bank

1. Dress for less – The most important part of prom for most young ladies is their dress! Everyone who is at the prom wants to have the prettiest dress and some dresses can cost up $500, but for those moms who want to incorporate frugal living into their daughter or son’s prom shopping experience, […]

5 Last-Minute Frugal Mother’s Day Gifts

1. Breakfast in Bed — Cook your mom her favorite breakfast meal and serve her in bed for Mother’sDay! This obviously only applies to those individuals that live with their mother or are staying with their mom on Mother’s Day Weekend.  This lovely gesture will catch her off guard and still show how much you […]

Fun and Frugal Easter Best Buys

Spring time is here, and Easter is approaching – so I thought what better time than now to advise Miss Money Bee reader’s on the best buys for Easter decorations, food and attire. Check out my fun and festive Easter list below to celebrate the holiday without breaking the bank! 1. Buy peeps! For those […]

24 Ways to Start Living the Frugal Life

1.      Clip coupons – Check out daily for the latest and BEST coupons for groceries, clothes and many other essentials! 2.      Eat out less – Although eating out is fun, requires no cooking skills, and leaves you with no dirty dishes at the end of the meal, it can be expensive.  Plan out your […]

Valentine’s Day Dining Do’s and Don’ts

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many couples are finalizing plans for their romantic evening out. A recent Valentine’s Day survey estimates that $3.4 billion will be spent on dining out. With your romantic life, and your pocketbook on the line, here’s some basic do’s and don’ts to dining out on Valentine’s Day: Valentine’s […]

Frugal Tips for Decorating Your Living Room

So, as you already know – I am 23 years old, a recent college graduate who is learning how to become 100% financially independent.  Yes, it’s hard and sometimes annoying, but it is empowering.  In a step towards becoming self-sufficient, I have moved out of my mom’s house and into my very first apartment all […]

6 Inexpensive Ways to Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Here at Miss Money Bee, we understand that too many families are dealing with hard economic times, especially during this year’s holiday season.  Trying to make ends meet just to have a roof over your head and food on the table is stressful enough, but with the holidays approaching, money becomes even tighter.  Between Thanksgiving […]