Ways to Upcycle Sheets – 17 “New” Uses for Worn Out Sheets

Upcycling is a huge part of living a frugal lifestyle. Reusing an item as many times as you can before you replace it is one of the best money saving tips that exists. Aside from the fact that it really is common sense to know that it will help you save money, upcycling or … [Read more...]

How to Make Easy Cash Selling Kids Clothes Online

Have you bought kids clothes recently? They're expensive!! Break my budget, my river of funds is dry, moths are living in my wallet kind of expensive. It's a very bad thing if you're a mom trying to clothe her kid, but if you're trying to make a few bucks? It's great! My Emma … [Read more...]

DIY Lavender Sleep Balm

When I was younger, it wasn't uncommon for my Mom to find me still awake at 2 a.m. and unable to sleep. Now, at 34 years old, I am still heavily prone to those same issues. Up until this past year, it wasn't unusual for me to watch the sunrise each morning or to go 24-36 hours … [Read more...]

5 Landscaping Tips for Beginners

I don't know about you, but I adore my back yard. I have a nice sized covered patio that I love to enjoy in the early mornings or late evenings when it's cool. I'd enjoy it during the day, but I live in Texas. It's hot ya'll. When I moved into this house, the yard was part of the … [Read more...]

Homemade Cornbread Recipe {Jiffy Cornbread Copycat}

Ya'll? I love cornbread. Slap a piece down on my plate with a good bowl of chili, alongside a piece of fried chicken, serve it along side my hearty beef stew recipe or honestly? Just slather it up with butter and a tiny bit of salt and I am in Heaven. I'm not big on boxed mixes … [Read more...]

78+ Money Saving (and Making!) Resources You Need Right Now

We all love to save and make money, but sometimes it can be hard to figure out exactly where to go to do that. Sure you can Google, but who really wants to spend hours searching? I know that I certainly don't have the time to do that and I imagine that you don't either. That's … [Read more...]

Natural Living – Diatomaceous Earth and Why you Should Use It

Have you ever used Diatomaceous Earth? Have you ever even heard of it? If you're like most people, you haven't. Diatomaceous earth or DE is the one of the most common natural substances on the earth yet the vast majority of people don't know it even exists. It's found in … [Read more...]

25 Things You Should Never Buy Used at Thrift Stores

I don't know about you, but I love thrift stores. Second hand shopping is one of my favorite ways to save and while I don't want to toot my own horn? I'm quite good at those thrift store shopping marathons you sometimes hear about. (Heh) Finding a great deal at the thrift stores … [Read more...]

Eating Out Doesn’t Have to be Expensive with These 9 Ways to Save Big When Eating Out

I love eating out. Don't get me wrong, I love to cook, but sometimes it's really nice to just let someone else do the work. Dining out can take a huge bite out of my food budget if I'm not careful though and I'm sure you feel the same. I know that I personally budget my groceries … [Read more...]

Dry Skin? Itchy Skin? Give This Homemade Body Wash Recipe a Try!

When I posted about my homemade healing lotion a few months ago, I told you that I have horribly dry skin. I had seriously tried everything under the sun to keep it from drying out including every commercially made lotion I could find, but nothing worked. It wasn't until I … [Read more...]