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...]

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...]

30 (More) Things I Simply Stopped Buying (and Why You Should Too!)

If you haven't noticed, I don't like spending money. I may work from home, but I work incredibly hard for the money that I have which means that I want to keep as much of it as possible. There's a reason that I am so particular about which bank I keep my savings in and where I … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – Amazon Prime & How to Use it to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, it seems that buying groceries and household items is a never ending chore. We would forever be running out of things like toilet paper, cereal, and laundry soap if I let us. I'm not actually 100% sure that everything gets used because some days it all just seems to go … [Read more...]

Grocery Savings – How to Save Money on Groceries

As a mom, I can tell you that one of the biggest expenses that a family, aside from their home, is groceries. These days a simple trip to the grocery store can cost you hundreds if you're not careful and I don't personally know anyone who can afford to run out and drop hundreds … [Read more...]

9 Foods You Can Regrow from Scraps to Save Money

If you're like me, you're always looking for a way to save on groceries. Its one of the few areas in our lives that we can't just walk away from when the costs get too high. We all gotta eat, right? Luckily for us all, there are quite a few ways that you can lower your grocery … [Read more...]

Menu Planning 101- How to Plan Your Weekly or Monthly Menu to Save Time & Money!

We’ve all heard the spiel. Plan your menu to save time, money and frustration. That’s all find and dandy except sometimes? Planning your menu? It can be stressful! Especially if you’re just trying to learn! It can seem incredibly overwhelming when you think about the recipes, … [Read more...]

10 New Uses for Old Ratty Towels

I love towels. I know, it's strange, but a warm and fluffy towel after getting out of the bath is pretty close to perfection in my mind. I absolutely adore the big bath sheets that I pick up whenever they're on sale. They're huge and fluffy and...sorry, I got lost for a second in … [Read more...]

8 Smart Tips for Getting Better Deals Online

Alright. You caught me. I shop online a lot. In fact? I would much rather shop online sometimes than head into a store. It isn't that I don't like shopping. I do. It's more that I can usually find a deal that is just as good, if not better online. In truth, I buy a lot online. … [Read more...]

How Much Data Do You Really Need?

For a lot of people, their cell bill is a really large part of their budget and with huge contracts, it's very easy to see why. Cell phone companies charge hundreds of dollars for things like unlimited talk, text and data and then do their best to convince you that you absolutely … [Read more...]