One major category that we trimmed was my monthly vitamin subscription.

It was fancy and trendy and just cool. I felt like a celebrity getting my personalized box in the mail each month with these cute packets. Each one had a motivational quote and was stamped with my name. They were precious. I was living large in all my D-List celebrity glory.

When it came time to discuss slashing our expenses, I had to face the music. I was seriously overpaying for my VIP vitamins, and I had to forfeit my celebrity status. Blah! After researching and pricing comparable products, I decided to start ordering from Amazon. It was the most practical choice since I already have a Prime account and can order them all together.


The savings was over $38 each month in just this category alone. I was mostly concerned about losing the convenience of the pre-packaged daily supply. It made remembering and taking my vitamins quick and easy. I was afraid that not having it all right at my fingertips may hinder my daily routine since I was so used to grabbing the packet and popping my vitamins every morning without fail. Determined not to let this change my all-star record, I added a nifty little pill case to my cart. I was well on my way to becoming an E-List celebrity. That’s a thing, right

The Heavyweight Savings

The vitamins


Fancy Cost: $12/month

Slashed to $1.50/month


Fancy Cost: $7/month

Slashed to $2.23/month


Fancy Cost: $10/month

Slashed to $4.87/month


Fancy Cost: $8/month

Slashed to $2.61/month


Fancy Cost: $6/month

Slashed to $2.76/month


Fancy Cost: $9/month

Slashed to $5.32/month

Total Fancy Cost: $52

Slashed to $19.29

Savings of $32.71

Further savings

After cutting this expense by more than half, I later stopped taking the Aswagandha, resulting in a total monthly savings of $38.03. I was seriously shocked by how much we were able to save just by ordering them individually. I figured I was overpaying a little for the convenience and coolness of the subscription service, but I had no idea it was that much.


Oh, and I haven’t missed a single day thanks to my handy-dandy case. I am still kicking around the idea of writing my kids’ names and a little joke on Ziploc bags to see if it would make them more excited to take their Flintstones every night. I’ll keep you posted.

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