Tag: Frugal Living Tips

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 […]

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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 […]

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How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

How The Millionaires Next Door Do Christmas

My own family composes of first-generation immigrants. The only thing I remember celebrating as a child was New Year’s – not the one on January 1st. Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Years in February. By celebrate, I meant we lit an incense and watched Chinese New […]

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3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

3 Signs When Frugality Isn’t Worth It & What To Do

✏️ Announcement! One of my goals for 2018 is to try my hand at making extra income from home. I will give you practical and honest ways on how to make more money. I’m doing this as an experiment for 2 friends and decided that I should […]

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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 […]

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How We Keep Our Food Costs So Low – 6 Months of Receipts Reveals All

How We Keep Our Food Costs So Low – 6 Months of Receipts Reveals All

6 Month of Grocery Receipts We’re not that family that keeps every single receipt in that one kitchen drawers, swear… We only have 6 months worth of grocery receipts because I told my dad to keep certain receipts since we run an Airbnb. We buy […]

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Bad Plumbing? Slow Drainage? Ant Invasion? Should You Hire a PRO or DIY?

Bad Plumbing? Slow Drainage? Ant Invasion? Should You Hire a PRO or DIY?

Since we became homeowners, I have developed a higher sense of tolerance for stress. If I can’t convince you guys of that here then the rest of this home improvement series should demonstrate how much work owning a house can be compare to renting. So […]

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Thrifty Amazon Haul – Car-Free & Gettin’ My Frugal On

Thrifty Amazon Haul – Car-Free & Gettin’ My Frugal On

No no, I’m not out of ideas! I’m trying to be clever so I could build it up to something later. This is my thrifty Amazon haul for the month of May. I love Amazon’s Subscribe & Save program. I get a box every month at super low prices that majority of […]

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