Good Deals · Grocery Shopping

Grocery Report and Menu… Holy Oversleeping, Batman!

I was extra frugal today.  I didn’t wake up until 4:40 pm, thereby completely eliminating the necessity of lunch.  Or of dinner, as the case may be, since we ate what I had planned for lunch. Just because I can write and craft at any hour doesn’t mean sleeping til almost 5 pm is a…… Continue reading Grocery Report and Menu… Holy Oversleeping, Batman!

Good Deals · Guest Blogger · Saving Money

Guest Blog: Heather at Simply Save

This guest blog is coming to you from Heather over at Simply Save. Heather is a personal finance blogger who strives to find the balance between planning for the future and enjoying the present. She shares her personal finance journey on Simply Save and also writes about saving money, simplifying life, minimalism, and living with intention.…… Continue reading Guest Blog: Heather at Simply Save

Frugal Living · Frugal Motivation · Uncategorized

You Only Have To Be Yourself

Sometimes people, myself definitely included, compare themselves to others to their own detriment.  For me, this is particularly true when it comes to living frugally.  I love to read other people’s blogs and learn about the ways they approach being frugal, but it’s hard not to feel like I’m “not doing it right”. (Photo courtesy of)…… Continue reading You Only Have To Be Yourself

Budgeting · Frugal Living · Grocery Shopping · Saving Money · Thrift Shopping

When A Deal Isn’t A Deal

I had a request for this blog post several days ago, and have been rolling it around in my head since then.  The question posed was, more or less, how to know when buying something is a true bargain, vs buying things because they seem to be a bargain.  Even when the price itself is…… Continue reading When A Deal Isn’t A Deal

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Sharing A Cute Frugal Date Project

I stole this painfully adorable idea from Jenn at Because I’m Cheap.  For those of us who need to keep our date nights frugal, and are running out of originality, check out this post.  There are some awesome ideas in the free printable.   Date Jar (Printable) from Because I’m Cheap Here the link to my 365 Photo Blog with…… Continue reading Sharing A Cute Frugal Date Project