Living isn't cheap, but with these tips you can easily save money on most expenses.
Map your route
You're more likely to make an impulse buy if you visit every aisle in a store. Organize your grocery list by category―group all the dairy products you need, all canned goods, etc.―and go only to those aisles. Or split shopping lists with older kids and take a few aisles each. Allow them one small treat each.