To save money on the food you purchase, it is often necessary to buy in bulk and stockpile items. Get my tips which regular products to stockpile and insights into the best staple foods to buy in bulk.Continue reading
6 Frugal Travel Hacks for Your Next Trip
Traveling by airplane can be very expensive! Don’t make it more expensive than it needs to be! We can’t plan for everything, but there are a handful of things that we can anticipate and plan for (which are often NOT accounted for).Continue reading
“Frugal” Is NOT A Bad Word.
Frugal living is really about setting goals and meeting them efficiently. It is to be a good steward of precious resources. Are you really about the frugal life?Continue reading
5 Steps for Successful Menu Planning
Menu planning is a great way to save money and eat much healthier. It puts YOU in control of what you are consuming. If you have never planned your meals for a week, here are some steps to getting started…and TODAY is a great day to begin!Continue reading
11 Ways to be Fit AND Frugal
Who doesn’t want to be more fit and healthy?? Most do, and many find the costs to be a turn-off. Luckily, there are many ways that you can be fit without breaking the bank.Continue reading
4 Grocery Hacks That Make Saving Simple
These simple grocery hacks can be used to save hundreds, if not thousands of dollars. These hacks, or habits, work best when they are automatic, and require very little thought.Continue reading
Which Money Saving Strategies are Worth It?
All frugal strategies are not created equal. There is no shortage of tips and hacks that we can explore for saving money. HOWEVER, not all of these strategies are worth the time and effort required to implement them.Continue reading
Thinking About Cost vs. Benefit When Saving Money
As you are researching ways to save (by factoring in the time, money and energy you will need), you should be asking yourself questions like “Do I have the time in my schedule to do this consistently?” and “Do we have the extra money right now to invest in this?”Continue reading
12 Easy Ways to Save Money!
Having a frugal mindset means that I am constantly thinking of and trying to find ways to save money. Here are 12 of my favorite ways to save money!Continue reading
Items I Use, But Rarely Buy!
One of my frugal strategies is to make things from scratch at home. I have a growing list of items that I have made, or am planning to start making at home this year. Here is my list of items as it stands today.Continue reading