My New Challenge: Once A Month Grocery Shopping

Drum roll, please! I have challenged myself to wait 28 days before my next grocery shopping trip. That’s right! I want to test the waters of once-a-month grocery shopping. Over the years, I’ve stretched the amount of time between grocery visits and found that it really does save me money. However, even for me, an … Read moreMy New Challenge: Once A Month Grocery Shopping

How to Avoid Four Expensive Energy Wasting Habits

These days we are all fighting COVID-19 with social distancing and staying at home. However, all this family togetherness may be raising your utility bills. There are four habits, which I’ve noticed in my own home in the past four weeks, which directly impact our energy usage. As I share each with you, I’ll also … Read moreHow to Avoid Four Expensive Energy Wasting Habits

Quick and Easy 30-Minute Pantry Meal Planning

Shopping your pantry can be both fun and economical. We are currently trying to stay out of all public spaces, the grocery store included. So, my pantry has become ground zero for planning a variety of meals, without leaving the house. Here’s a look at my tried and true method for meal-planning using primarily items … Read moreQuick and Easy 30-Minute Pantry Meal Planning

Inspire Your Kids with These 20 Helpful, FREE Websites

Social distancing and voluntary isolation are not only in vogue, right now they are mandatory. For those of us who homeschool, it’s pretty much life as usual. Our children have their books, supplies, and assignments on hand. However, for parents on whom the burden of continuing their children’s education has suddenly been thrust, this is … Read moreInspire Your Kids with These 20 Helpful, FREE Websites

5 Reasons the Frugal Fare Well in a Recession

Ever since the 2008 recession, I’ve heard rumblings of another economic downturn, coming soon. While experts pontificate on when and how it will happen, those of us who have lived a life of consistent frugality are preparing in a little different manner. If you are concerned or just want to throw up your hands in … Read more5 Reasons the Frugal Fare Well in a Recession