My Top Emergency Preparation, Homesteading and Simple Living Books for 2017

In my mind, there isn't much better than curling up with a good book, a warm blanket and a hot cup filled with my favorite hot chocolate recipe. A good book can soothe your soul in ways like nothing else can, take you to places you've never been and teach you a lesson in a way … [Read more...]

Ways to Save Money on Groceries – 11 Tips for Saving Money on Meat

Meat can be one of the most expensive parts of your grocery budget. This can mean that if you're already looking for ways to save money on groceries that you can easily become overwhelmed by how hard saving money on meat can seem to be. Here's the thing though; saving money on … [Read more...]

How to Watch TV Online for Free

Living a frugal life means that you're always looking for ways to save money in your personal budget. It isn't always easy and sometimes it can be downright hard to do. One of those areas that can be hard to save money in is tv. Sure, you can drop cable and opt for Hulu and … [Read more...]

Clean and Toxin Free in the New Year…for Free?

It is no secret around here that I absolutely adore two things; non-toxic and all natural products that won't harm my own body or my family and a killer deal. Finding the two things together though can be super hard. Until today that is. Right now, I've got a fantastic deal for … [Read more...]

200+ Things You Can Stop Buying and Make Homemade

As we rapidly head into the end of a one year and welcome a new year, a lot of us are going to be looking for new ways to save money in our family budgets. One of the best ways to save money is to stop buying and start making what you can. Back in 2014, when my family got into … [Read more...]

How to Clean Your Home for Less than $10.00/Week

Do you know what doesn't make much sense to me? How much money we spend out of our family budget simply to clean our homes. It isn't that I think that you shouldn't clean. Please clean your home.  It's more that I can't believe that we have all (myself included) been duped … [Read more...]

15 “New” Ways to Use Fabric Softener

Do you use dryer sheets in your home? Most of us do! They're really expensive though when you actually sit down and take a look. Yes, you can pick them up cheaply, as low as $0.01 per sheet, but the damage they do to your dryer will cost you far more in the long run. In our home, … [Read more...]

How to Save Money on Family Fun

Family fun is one of those things that an overwhelming majority of people seem to think is out of their family budget. They will sit at home, bored out of their mind, waiting for fun to come to them. The thing is though that you can save money on family fun and it isn't as hard … [Read more...]

How to Make Homemade Soap – 33 Homemade Soap Recipes

A couple of years ago, I discovered the joy of making homemade soap. Not only does it save you significantly, but it's also pretty relaxing. As far as savings, learning how to make homemade soap was pretty high on the list of things to stop buying and make that we made back in … [Read more...]

8 Reasons You Should Line Dry Your Clothes

Did you know that your clothes dryer is the single most expensive appliance that you own? It's true and unfortunately these days, most people don't even consider that there is an alternative. Line drying your clothes is a great way to save money when you're trying to cut your … [Read more...]