Category: Frugality

The 4 Main Benefits of Car-Free Living

The 4 Main Benefits of Car-Free Living

For me, there’s nothing more infuriating than being stuck in traffic. It’s not just the waiting or the concentration necessary to be a responsible driver but it’s also the nagging penny pincher in me knowing that every single minute I am idling there, it’s burning […]

What Is The REAL Cost of Raising a Kid If Done Frugally?

What Is The REAL Cost of Raising a Kid If Done Frugally?

Jared and I were having the kid talk and decided to put it off until we were less stressed and financially free. Oh boy, did I get sticker shock when I saw how much it would cost to raise a child. A quarter of a million! Not […]

Ta-Da! How I Failed The SNAP Diet Challenge

Ta-Da! How I Failed The SNAP Diet Challenge

HAHAHAHAHAHAHA. That didn’t take me long. I was at it for a WHOLE 5 DAYS! My husband was right, again. I hate it when he’s right. To celebrate my failure, I’m treating my wounded ego to some leftover Halloween candy (mini gummi bears and fun-sized […]

Betraying Garfield – I’m Taking The SNAP Challenge On A Diet

Betraying Garfield – I’m Taking The SNAP Challenge On A Diet

Greetings! We have a little introductory post to end this week off. Ready? I’m taking the SNAP Challenge! On a diet. 🙃 The timing was too perfect to pass up. I started on the very 1st of November. By the end of October, I had emptied […]

Variable Income? 4 Kick-Ass Tips To Stick To Your Budget

Variable Income? 4 Kick-Ass Tips To Stick To Your Budget

Just imagine the condition of freelancers, salespeople, businessmen, and self-employed people. All of them have an irregular or fluctuating income. Still, they’re managing their budgets like a pro. Ever wondered how? Self-employed people don’t have any idea of how much they will earn in a […]

9 Frugal Wins and 3 Frugal Fails – Sep & October 2017

9 Frugal Wins and 3 Frugal Fails – Sep & October 2017

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you. Please read my disclosures for more info.] Happy Monday! It’s been about 2 months since our last frugal win and frugal fail post. In case you missed it: 7 Frugal Wins – August 2017 & […]

When Having Too Much Money is Bad

When Having Too Much Money is Bad

Let’s picture you winning at life: you’ve been hardworking and ingenious with every career move…or something like a rich uncle passed away and left you with a fat inheritance. For any and whatever reason there’s suddenly more moolah coming in than you could ever imagine […]

8 Frugal Reasons to Have Two Phones

8 Frugal Reasons to Have Two Phones

Has anyone else noticed the skyrocketing prices of smartphones? Companies are pricing their new flagship smartphones to the tune of $1,000 depending on the storage size, color selection and contracted plans. Yikes. Although smartphones are an integral part of modern life, you do not need […]