10 “New” Uses for Clean Kitty Litter

  One of the hallmarks of living a frugal life is the ability to find alternative uses for things that you commonly use. Reusing or finding a different use for something usually means that you don't have to buy another item to take care of your need. We reuse things in … [Read more...]

25 Brilliant Upcycled Denim Projects

I don't know about you, but I tend to wear my jeans until they fall apart. Even then though, I hate to throw away the fabric on them that is still good. You'd be surprised at what you can do with an old pair of jeans! Upcycled denim projects are actually one of my favorite ways … [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 … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Kitchen Towel

It's pretty common knowledge around here that I have a huge addiction to upcycling things. It's a fantastic way to save money and as I've said before? I work hard for my money, I work hard to make it grow and I like to keep as much of it as possible. We upcycle old sheets, we … [Read more...]

How to Have the Best Garden on a Budget

We all know that gardening is a great way to save money on groceries, but let's be real. If you're not careful? It can be kind of expensive to get your garden started. From starting seeds to table, you'll have multiple expenses that you'll have to pay for like potting soil, seed … [Read more...]

How I Earned $40,000 in 3 Months Working Online

Earning money can be hard. Especially if you don't want to (or can't) leave your home to do it. It took me almost 10 years to be successful at earning money online so if you're currently struggling to do so? I feel your pain. The thing is? It's actually fairly easy to earn money … [Read more...]

Why You Probably Have More Money Than You Think

Have you ever looked at your paycheck or bank account and wondered why you didn't have as much money as you should? If so, you're not alone since most of us likely do it on a regular basis. No matter what you make per hour, you very likely have more money than you realize. The … [Read more...]

Sometimes Mom Really Does Know Best #MothersMay #ad

Do you remember when you were a kid and your Mom would give you little tidbits of advice that you would ignore? My Mom was like that. She was a wealth of tidbits from "if you can't say something nice, don't say anything at all" to "someday you're going to wish you had saved that … [Read more...]

Camping with Kids – 10 Tips for an Awesome Family Camping Trip

I love the summer months for one big reason. Camping. Our family loves getting out in the woods and camping. No RV for us, we're rural campers meaning we use a tent with no power other than solar power and so on. There's just something about planning a hiking trip, planning a … [Read more...]

How to Haggle to Score the Best Bargain

I love a good deal. Seriously. There's a rush that comes with getting someone to lower their price and saving money on an item that my family needs. Haggling for a bargain is one of those skills that every frugal person should have, but surprisingly, most don't know how to and … [Read more...]