Weekly Frugal Wins // The Hot Tub is Gone!

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

school lunch box

Tightwad Gazette Deep Dive: School Lunches

This series takes a deeper look at different articles from The Complete Tightwad Gazette, which is a compilation of frugal tips and articles that were published in a monthly newsletter from the 1990’s. While much of the information is timeless and the tips still useful, I’m looking at how the issues currently stand today and …

jars of homemade chicken broth

Weekly Frugal Wins // Cheap Neighbor Gifts

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

Christmas stockings

Weekly Frugal Wins / (Nearly) Free Stocking Stuffers

This is a new series in the style of The Frugal Girl’s Five Frugal Things, where I’ll be posting weekly(ish) about what I’ve done lately to save money and make things stretch in order to further our financial goals, which currently include us paying off a decent hunk of debt. I encourage you to play …

First Trimester’s Over – Let’s Catch Up! {December 2022 Goals}

I’m amazed I got ANYTHING crossed off in November. Granted, I made sure to keep the list pretty easy since I knew I’d likely be feeling crummy the entire month, but still. The first trimester and I have never gotten along too well, and basically every day was just a loooooong slog through morning sickness …