Eight years ago we started an extensive kitchen renovation. It started with a wall of cabinets we tore down ourselves and progressed to where the kitchen was down to the studs–walls, floors and ceiling. Then the kitchen renovation started to come together as we installed dry wall, laid down a new hardwood floor and hung…
In 2016 the National Parks Service celebrates its 100th birthday. Because of this, you can expect lots of celebrations at the more than 365 National Parks locations throughout the United States. Many may even offer free admission. National Parks Holidays Most noteworthy is this fact: there are a handful of times each year when the…
August 2 starts Simplify Your Life week, seven days during which you are encouraged to find ways to simplify your life. It’s a great time to simplify your routine, cut down on clutter and clear your house of unnecessary messes. It’s perfect timing if you’ve got kids going back to school–or even if you don’t….
As I was getting ready to go out recently–fixing my hair and putting on makeup–it dawned on me that much of my beauty routine truly reflects my frugal lifestyle. I mean I’m not brushing my teeth with raw baking soda to save money, or making my own soap from leftover fat. But since starting the…
Recently we were reminded of the phrase you get what you pay for and why price doesn’t always matter.
Today I provide tips on how you can go green this summer 2014, including products that can help you do that. These products include Life is Good coffee, Santa Cruz Organic, and R.W. Knudsen Just Juice.
Do you live in one of America’s most frugal cities? Find out who is in the Top 25, based on a survey from Coupons.com, one of my favorite places online to go to get coupons before I go grocery shopping.
How would you describe taking frugal living too far? A new CouponCabin.com survey says dumpster diving and extreme couponing fit the bill, along with other extreme frugal living behaviors.
Discover 5 ways you can turn kitchen scraps into gardening gold.
Find out how leftover food can become your free cleaning tools. I first heard about one of these tricks from the Rachael Ray Show!
Find out about The Humane Society’s new campaign to stop puppy mills.