37 Homemade Bread Recipes

37 Homemade Bread Recipes to try. Whether you're looking for a basic sandwich bread recipe, a healthier take on an old favorite, or a more "dressed up" bread to take to a gathering, you're bound to find a few useful bread recipes on this list!

Making homemade bread is a great way to slash your grocery budget – especially if sandwiches are a constant part of your lunch time routine. But finding a great bread recipe can be half the battle in getting homemade bread on your table. So I’ve put together a (not so little) list of bread recipes […]

19 Money Saving Tips for the Newly Frugal

Frugal Living : 19 Money Saving Tips for the Newly Frugal

If you’re new to frugal living, it can seem overwhelming to digest all of the ways you can slash your expenses. Here are 19 easily digestible money saving tips for the newly frugal. Rather than trying them all at once, pick and choose a few of your favorite ideas, or those that would be most helpful […]

Frugal Experiment: Homemade Wax Melts

Frugal Experiment: Homemade "wax" melts using only two ingredients – essential oil and coconut oil.

I decided to try my hand at making some homemade wax melts. Except that these aren’t technically wax melts, as there’s no wax involved. But it looks like a wax melt and behaves like one, so a wax melt it shall be named, at least for the purpose of today’s frugal experiment. I love wax […]

2014 Year in Review + Blog Stats & More

Top Posts on Frugality Gal | 2014

My two week blogging break has given me time to reset and refresh. I now have tons of ideas brewing for content in this new year.  There’s nothing quite like a couple of weeks off from writing to get those creative juices flowing again! Today I’m going to take you through the top ten posts of […]

What I Learned from the $27 Challenge

What I learned from doing the $27 Grocery Budget Challenge

Eating healthily on this tight of a budget is quite a challenge! Health was one of my main priorities on this year’s challenge. But something I totally forgot to take into consideration is prioritizing healthy, but calorie-dense food. If next year’s version of the challenge is this health focused, I will likely favor healthy, but […]

$27 Grocery Budget Challenge | Day Seven

$27 grocery budget challenge series. An experiment in stretching an incredibly tight grocery budget. | Day seven of the seven day challenge.

Here’s what we had on the last day of the $27 Grocery Budget Challenge. Breakfast On the Menu: Oatmeal with Peanut Butter As my fridge becomes more bare, it revealed a tiny little gift to us this morning: a tub of peanut butter! I do have inventory sheets that I use to keep track of […]

$27 Grocery Budget Challenge | Day Six

$27 grocery budget challenge series. An experiment in stretching an incredibly tight grocery budget. | Day six of the seven day challenge.

Here’s what we had on day six of the $27 Grocery Budget Challenge. Breakfast On the Menu: Oatmeal and Banana The lonely banana was finally eaten this morning with our oatmeal. My husband added maple syrup to his oatmeal, which I thought was super strange. He swears it was tasty, so I’ll take his word […]