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 […]

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 […]