DIY Freezer Butter Cookies

Freezer Cooking : Freezer Butter Cookies Recipe. Make and freeze cookie dough in advanced. Pop a few out of the freezer and bake when a sweet tooth strikes. Fresh baked cookies each time without all the work!

Homemade freezer cookie dough is a really good idea. I’m not patting myself on the back here since I didn’t invent the concept, but more so wondering why I’d never thought to do it before! Store-bought sweets can be pretty expensive! And making homemade cookies from scratch each time you want them can be a […]

Cloth Pads for Beginners: Getting Started

Thinking about switching to cloth pads? 10 common questions answered and tips for getting started!

Today we’re going to talk about cloth menstrual pads and answer some questions you may have if you’re considering giving them a try. I’ve been using cloth pads for a few months now, so those beginner questions are still fresh in my mind! This is somewhat of a taboo subject, so I’ll do my best to […]

Homemade Crockpot Yogurt

Easy crockpot recipe : Homemade yogurt in the crockpot. An easy, hands-off method for making creamy yogurt.

I shared my experience with you the very first time I made my own crockpot yogurt in this frugal experiments post over a year ago. Since then, I’ve figured out a few tricks and changed my methods so I now have a recipe to share with you! Because it was a frugal experiment, I didn’t include my own […]

6 Frugal Things I Did Last Month

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

February marks an entire year of me doing this series! Unfortunately, I missed last month’s post so there have only been 11 posts published in the series. So today I will be highlighting a couple of my favorite frugal things from both January and December. © JcJg Photography / Dollar Photo Club 1. Bought a car. […]

Defining Financial Security

Defining Financial Security - What does it mean to you?

Lately I’ve been contemplating what financial security really means to me. What do we truly need, both over the short and long term, in order to be (and feel) financially secure? Here are a couple of the things that are on my list. © dbrus / Dollar Photo Club Savings. Having adequate living expenses tucked away […]

DIY Frozen Vegetable Packs

How to make your own DIY frozen vegetable packs. Great idea to save time on cooking dinner on busy weeknights!

I’m willing to put in the work to put a fresh, home-cooked dinner on the table each night. But, I prefer to take a few time-efficient shortcuts in order to make that happen. These DIY frozen vegetable packs are a simple way to shave a few minutes of hands-on work off of your dinner prep […]

Homemade Carpet Freshener + Other Homemade Goodies

DIY Homemade Carpet Freshener recipe. Make your own natural and frugal carpet freshener for pennies! This smells GREAT, deodorizes and is useful against dust mites and fleas!

Until I made my homemade carpet freshener, I had no intentions of giving up my fresh linen scented carpet powder from the store. Those that use scented carpet powder probably understand my resistance to drop it from my cleaning kit: it’s one of the fastest ways to a great smelling home. But, the homemade version […]