6 Creative Hacks Using Vinegar

Uses for Vinegar

Vinegar is one of those things that can not only be used for cooking, but it can also be used for a wide array of other things as well. Here are a few additional ways you can use vinegar around the house. Getting rid of pen marks- Kids love to draw with ballpoint pens so […]

5 Clever Uses for Yogurt


As you know, yogurt is a dairy product that is made by fermenting milk with yogurt cultures (or bacteria). However, yogurt is so much more than just a breakfast food as it has an array of other uses, especially when it comes to health and beauty. Here are just a few additional ways to use […]

5 Clever Hacks Using Toothpaste


  We all know that toothpaste is great for keeping our teeth clean and white. However, there are many other things that toothpaste can be used for around the house that you may not have thought of. Here are just a few additional ways to use toothpaste around the house.   Cleaning fingernails- Fingernails can […]

10 Dog Adoption Tips from Dog Expert Cesar Millan – #101Dalmatians

unnamed (29)

Thinking about adding a new four-legged friend to your family? Whether this will be your first fur-bay, or one of many, there are lots of important things to consider before making a dog an important member of your family.  Here are some great tips from dog expert Cesar Millan. 1.  Adopting a dog is a […]

4 Tips for Accessorizing on a Budget – @rmrobertmatthew #Sponsored

RM matthew jewelry

  This post was brought to you by Robert Matthew accessories.  All opinions and fashion obsessions are completely and totally my own.  Looking for new ways to make the most of your accessories despite a limited budget?  Here’s some tips! Keep it Simple When in doubt for accessorizing, less is always more. You can often […]

5 Creative Uses for Coffee and Coffee Grounds

Uses for Coffee Grounds

Most of us drink coffee every morning as a kick start to our day. But how many of us give a second thought to reusing those old coffee grounds? We usually just toss them in the trash, mainly because we are not aware that they can be used for anything else. The fact is that […]

5 Tips for a Romantic Movie Night at Home – #BestofValentine

Romantic Movie Night at Home

I admit. We’re officially married with children. Once upon a time on a Friday and Saturday night we were out on the town until all hours, but these days more often than not you’ll most likely find us at home. Between work, kids and activities we don’t often get dates out, especially with the outrageous […]

25+ Fun and Frugal Things to Together as a Family

Family Activities

  Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? Recently we asked Two Kids and a Coupon readers what fun and frugal family things they like to do together on a budget. Here is what you said! Cynthia R says: We like to watch movies at home, go to the park, play […]

7 Creative Uses for Cat Litter

Uses for Kitty Litter

While you may think cat litter is just for cats, did you know that it has lots of other uses that have nothing to do do with cats?  Here are just a few of the many things you can do with kitty litter. Get rid of household pests- If you have little rodents in your […]

How to Get Free Redbox Movie Rentals

Free Redbox Movie Rentals

Love movies, but looking for a way to afford to rent more on your budget? We regularly rent films from Redbox, Amazon Prime and Netflix and love watching films together as a couple and as a family. One of the questions I get here a lot here at Two Kids and a Coupon is how […]

How We Survived 8 Job Layoffs in 8 Years


“So my supervisor called…” My husband and I have had this conversation so many times that we almost don’t need to have it any more.  If we didn’t already know it was coming, I can usually tell by the look on his face or the first few words.   In the eight years we’ve been […]

5 Creative Hacks Using Rice

Hacks Using Rice

Rice is a staple in many kitchens all over the world. However, did you know that rice has many uses outside of the dinner table? Here’s a few hacks to use rice around the house. Clean hard to reach areas of dishes- You know how hard it is when you want to clean a vase […]

6 Clever Uses for Plastic Sandwich Baggies


  While you might regularly use plastic baggies to take sandwiches and other snacks on the go, did you know they have many other great uses as well? Marinating meats- Baggies are great for marinating meats. Just add your meat and marinade to a bag and toss in the fridge overnight. Make a piping bag- […]

5 Tips For Surviving Cold and Flu Season – @SheSpeaksUp @Walmart #ReliefIsHere #ad

Tips for Surviving Cold and flu season

  This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. All opinions and obsession with avoiding cold and flu is completely and totally my own.    Cough, cough. Hack, hack. Has your family gotten it yet? Cold and flu season is here and whether you’ve gotten it already or you’ll be getting it later this winter, chances […]

6 Clever Uses for Petroleum Jelly


  In this day and age, women have access to the latest and greatest beauty products around. However, there is still one tried and true classic that is probably in most medicine cabinets and that is petroleum jelly. It can be used for so many different things and is a must for every medicine cabinet. Here’s […]