Shannon Brown of GrowingSlower blogWelcome to GrowingSlower! I’m Shannon, and this is the real mom’s guide to simple living on a budget. At GrowingSlower you’ll find simple strategies for…Saving Money, Cutting your Grocery Budget, Simple Living, and Family Life.

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Why I Kissed Costco Goodbye

Why I Kissed Costco Goodbye

Shannon here! The post you are about to read is a rare guest post here on GrowingSlower. When Heather from My Overflowing Cup approached me with an article entitled “Why I Kissed Costco Goodbye,” I almost choked on my coffee right before deleting her... read more
My First Podcast Interview

My First Podcast Interview

I remember well the day I discovered the Simple Mom Podcast.  My oldest was just learning to walk, and it was amazing to be able to have a hands-free connection to the outside world, even while I was chasing a toddler. Up until then, I had never heard of a podcast... read more
Announcing the Real Mom Resource Guide

Announcing the Real Mom Resource Guide

Over my 3+ years of writing about simple living on GrowingSlower, I have shared a lot of tips and strategies. I have finally gathered the very best ones all in one convenient place to share with you. These are my favorite resources that make my crazy busy life as a real mom so much easier! They are the resources I find myself recommending to friends and readers over and over again to help them meet their biggest challenges.

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Is it worth it to cook dry beans from scratch?

Is it worth it to cook dry beans from scratch?

There are lots of tips for saving money out there, but some of them can be pretty involved and time consuming. It often leaves me wondering, is it worth it? Today I’m going to put one such money saving strategy to the test: is it worth it to cook dry beans from scratch?

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Black Friday Deals on Amazon Under $15

Black Friday Deals on Amazon Under $15

Even the most avid frugal non-shopper knows that this is Black Friday! Avoid the crowds and get the best Black Friday deals on Amazon this weekend. Plus every gift idea listed is under $15 and is eligible for free shipping.

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No thanks, let me keep reading.

Take the first step to jump-start your money-saving journey. Sign up now to have the free eCourse sent directly to your inbox, including: quick and simple challenges to help you save money fast and free printables help you track your goals and stay motivated. Plus you'll continue to get exclusive tips and printables from GrowingSlower.

  • Save money, fast!
  • Cut months off your debt
  • Reach your biggest financial goals one day at a time
  • Simple 20-minute challenges perfect for busy moms
  • Free printables to keep you motivated

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