Category: Saving

100 Free And Frugal Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

100 Free And Frugal Things to Do on Valentine’s Day

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] “I love you” may be a pretty powerful thing to say but gestures are even more powerful. Welcome to the collection of fun, free, and frugal things you can do with your significant other. This was […]

How We Saved An Extra $640 and Didn’t Even Know It!

How We Saved An Extra $640 and Didn’t Even Know It!

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Two years ago, I was shopping for our weekly groceries in the Asian grocer near our house. In one of the snack aisles, there were a bunch of adorable animal-shaped coin jars stuffed with delicious jelly pudding. If […]

Wanna See How Rich You’ll Become? Do The Math!

Wanna See How Rich You’ll Become? Do The Math!

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] I sometimes wonder what people from the Dark Ages think about our flashy culture and unrestrained society today. Not to mention our smartphones, computers and auto flushing indoor toilets. That would likely blow […]

Why You Still Need An Emergency Fund While In Debt

Why You Still Need An Emergency Fund While In Debt

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] I write these for my Soapy and all the Soapys we have in our own lives. She was wondering if she still needed an emergency fund while in debt.   You can read […]

4 Practical Budgets For People Bad With Money

4 Practical Budgets For People Bad With Money

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Upon another journey to help out my budgety blind, overspendy, financially shipwreck of a friend Soapy (love her but it’s true) I’ve developed a series that poses aid for people who were not born or […]

21 Frugal Pantry Staples List on a Limited Budget

21 Frugal Pantry Staples List on a Limited Budget

[This post may contain affiliate links at no additional cost to you.] Cooking at home? Starting out on a tight budget? I recommend the following basic pantry staples to keep in stock for a pinch! Yes, Soapy, I’m looking at you. If you are new here – […]

9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

9 Second Hand Stuff We Use Everyday At Home

I never knew how many free and secondhand things we used as the family until now. As I took a stroll around my home after Christmas holiday it occurred to me that a good percentage of our possessions were second handed in nature. I started tallying […]

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

What I Learned From a Fear of ‘Stuff’ This Christmas

We’re still away in California, good children. I wanted to throw a quick lesson out there that’s been plaguing me for a few days. I try to not judge what people do with their money as long as they are on good financial standing but […]