Food Waste · Frugal Cooking · Improvising · Reducing Waste

The Tuesday Night Treasure Hunt

The Tuesday Night Treasure Hunt… otherwise known as cleaning out the fridge.  I’m not sure “treasure” is quite the right word for it, but a dose of optimism never hurts, amiright? Every Tuesday evening, Hubs and I go to the kitchen and root around in the fridge.  I plan our menus for the week, so…… Continue reading The Tuesday Night Treasure Hunt

Budgeting · Frugal Cooking · Grocery Shopping · Reducing Waste · Saving Money

The Making Of A List

I think pretty much every person who practices, or tries to practice, being frugal makes a grocery list.  Or at least know they SHOULD make one, with whether or not it gets made, and how often, being a bit iffy at times.  For some reason, this was one of the few tenets of frugality Hubs…… Continue reading The Making Of A List

Food Waste · Grocery Shopping · Reducing Waste · Saving Money

Don’t Throw Out That Hummus!

Billi Jo, my bestie, lives in rural North Dakota.  As such, hummus is not plentiful in her neck of the woods.  I suggested she drive into the nearest town where markets carry it and buy  half a dozen containers to bring home.  Her response was one I should have seen coming:  “They would spoil before…… Continue reading Don’t Throw Out That Hummus!

Easy Crafts · Frugal Cleaning · Reducing Waste · Uncategorized

Small Changes and Simple Crafts

I’m not willing to bog myself down with the extreme minutiae of frugality.  I rarely use aluminum foil, but when I do, I don’t save it for another use.  I’m not patient enough to unwrap gifts slowly to save the wrapping paper.  I realize there are things I could do, somethings bigger, somethings smaller, that…… Continue reading Small Changes and Simple Crafts