39 Grocery Items to DIY Instead of Buy


We all have our own personal reasons for having an interest in making more of our own food. Usually, my motivator is saving a few pennies. But when I can save a few pennies, indulge in a healthier item and have the joy of making something myself, that’s just icing on the cake. Many of [...]

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 [...]