3 Steps to Successfully Selling Used Merchandise

Selling used items on free venues like Facebook Marketplace has become a great source of generating quick cash. When you are striving to meet financial goals or finding money to pay for a sudden emergency, then it is wise to begin looking around your house and evaluating if you need to keep some of your … Read more3 Steps to Successfully Selling Used Merchandise

9 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Hummus

A recent tip on Facebook from a fellow bargain-hunter sent me to Kroger to check out a huge rack of clearance priced hummus. Now, this was no ordinary, run-of-the-mill markdown. This was the mother load of can’t-walk-away-without-buying-it sale prices! (Note: Under the Median posts contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of … Read more9 Quick and Easy Ways to Use Hummus

Easy Hacks for Creating and Maintaining a Gift Stash

This post begins with an admission. For years, I have purchased gifts at a small fraction of their full retail price and kept them stored in my closet for future gift-giving occasions. However, the area of my bedroom, affectionately referred to as my “gift stash” was an absolute train wreck! There was absolutely no way … Read moreEasy Hacks for Creating and Maintaining a Gift Stash

Step-by-Step Freezer Organization and Inventory

I think I’m somehow hardwired to morph into full-on nesting mode during the cold, winter months. I think it’s the amount of time I spend indoors, due to the frigid temperatures outdoors. This week marked the apex of my seasonal quandary. I had overspent my grocery budget in the first week of the year, meaning … Read moreStep-by-Step Freezer Organization and Inventory

3 Hacks for Organizing Your Pantry

I read somewhere many years ago that disorder costs you money. At the time, I thought, “No, it doesn’t cost me anything.” However, since that time, I have found this statement to be true time and time again. Your pantry is the perfect example of the principle. How many times do you head to the … Read more3 Hacks for Organizing Your Pantry

Easy Chex Mix Flavored Popcorn

I recently got some free packets of Chex Mix seasoning from the grocery store. We were invited to a party that week and I decided to take popcorn, which was flavored using the seasoning packet. (Links in posts on Under the Median are affiliate links. When you make a purchase through one of my links, … Read moreEasy Chex Mix Flavored Popcorn

3 Simple Documents Will Immediately Help Your Finances

I have three important things that I do every single January. As, the New Year arrives, I take a deep breath, total up our expenses in every single category, and create an end-of-the-year spreadsheet. This Excel form tells us how much we spent in each category, how much we overspent (Yep! We do make mistakes … Read more3 Simple Documents Will Immediately Help Your Finances