100 Frugal Dinner Recipes

Frugal Living : Get out of your meal planning rut with these 100 frugal recipe ideas! You're bound to find a few new go-to recipes in this huge list of frugal dinner ideas!

Like most folks, I have a few tried and true frugal recipes that I work into the meal plan fairly regularly. But when I get into a meal planning rut, I rely on my favorites almost a little too often. The most difficult part of meal planning is taking the time to figure out what […]

6 Frugal Things I Did Last Month: February

Frugal Things I Did Last Month: Frugal living principles applied to real life.

Though February was a short month, I tackled quite a bit of batch cooking in the kitchen! I did lots of meal prep, did a bit of experimental container gardening, along with a couple of other make-ahead items. Before I get into the post, I’ll address something that has made me feel quite guilty lately: […]

Frugal Experiment: Homemade Almond Butter

How to make homemade almond butter in the food processor. Only takes ten minutes!

Today I’m going to try my hand at making homemade almond butter in the food processor. I almost forked over a pretty penny for a jar of almond butter while I was grocery shopping last week. But then I saw a bag of almonds for less and thought “I can totally make this at home.” So […]

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 […]

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 […]