Frugal Experiment: Homemade Butter in the Food Processor


I never thought butter could be this exciting. This is likely my favorite frugal experiment yet: Homemade butter in the food processor. I’ve been putting this off for ages because making something as basic as butter is oddly intimidating. But, it’s actually quite simple. It’ll be even simpler for you after you read about my [...]

Freebie: 5 Sheet Printable Set


I have a fun freebie for you today: a 5 Sheet Printable Set. The set includes a free printable menu planner, shopping list and inventory sheets. This set was designed to help you lower your grocery spending. Though intended to work together, each sheet serves a specific purpose. The inventory sheets make meal planning easier [...]

10 Time-Saving Tips for Managing a Busy Household

10 Time-Saving Tips to Help you Manage your Household When You're Busy

When our schedules become overwhelming, the first thing to get tossed to the bottom of the to-do list is cleaning and cooking. Hey, when something’s got to give, something’s got to give. But, there are ways to make your household run a bit more efficiently in those busy times when you barely have enough time [...]

When Patience Pays off: Paying Cash


My husband’s parents gifted us one of their couches the year we were married. We were grateful for their generosity, since the furniture in our apartment was scarce. Through years of use by both us and my husband’s family, the couch developed a few holes and the filling was coming out of one of the [...]