5 Frugal Things I Did Last Month – June

Frugal living principles applied to real life. Here are 5 frugal things I did last month.

Our move took over last month’s Frugal Things I Did Last Month post, and it’s happening again this month. But I swear, next month we’ll be back to being fully settled so things will look a lot more normal this time next month! So here are a few frugal things we did last month. 1. […]

Crockpot Lasagna Recipe

Super easy slow cooker recipe - crockpot lasagna with kale! Such a simple, hearty and hands-off meal.

This crockpot lasagna recipe is a wonderfully lazy spin on a classic comfort food. This easy slow cooker lasagna recipe makes the process almost completely hands-off. You don’t even have to boil the noodles ahead of time! I tried to use lighter ingredients, but I wouldn’t go as far as calling it a healthy lasagna recipe since there’s […]

25 Frugal Side Dish Recipes

25 Frugal Side Dish Recipes. Get interesting dinners on the table while being mindful of your grocery budget.

I recently shared 100 frugal dinner ideas with you. So I thought it would be a good idea to follow that up with frugal side dish recipes to round out an entire meal! By using both of these resources I hope that you’ll be able to keep interesting meals on the table and put your meal plan […]

7 Ways to Use Leftover Rice

{meal planning} Do you always have a mountain of rice left over? If so, here are 7 frugal ideas for working your leftover rice naturally into your future meal plans!

Something I always seem to have leftovers of is rice. I’m apparently incapable of only making the actual amount of rice we need for two people, so I always end up with more than a few servings! Most times, I’ll simply serve the rice as a side for a meal later on in the week. […]

30 Things to Buy at Aldi


I love shopping at Aldi because it’s one of the easiest ways to save money on groceries, so I thought I’d put together a list of 30 things to buy at Aldi. Well, technically, this list includes over 30 items – and I have a feeling it’ll keep growing over time as I discover new favorites and […]

Mess-Free Microwave S’mores Bites

Mess-Free Microwave S'mores Bites – Ready in just a few minutes and made completely in the microwave!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LetsMakeSmores #CollectiveBias #sponsored I’m an apartment dweller, so I only have a sunroom as my “outdoor” space, and I’m also not particularly outdoorsy, so s’mores have been a distant memory for me for quite some time. Actually, the […]

25 Frugal Kitchen Staples

25 Kitchen and Pantry Staples to always have on hand. By keeping these frugal foods on hand, you'll be able to make a variety of frugal meals and always have an inexpensive base of ingredients to use when creating your meal plan!

Keeping your kitchen stocked with frugal staples is an easy way to help you save money on groceries. By having the following ingredients on hand, you’ll be able to make a variety of inexpensive meals and always have a frugal base of ingredients to use when creating your meal plan. © Comugnero Silvana / Dollar […]