Simple Banana Bread

This morning as I was just waking up to the comforting sounds of hearing my dog barking to be let out at 7am, I thought “Okay just another normal day”. I’ll get up grab a some fruit, get the dog outside go for a walk. Come back in make coffee and drink it while a […]

What Dad Really Wants¬†For Father’s Day

With Father’s Day approaching, I have asked a few cool dads to share with me their favorite Father’s Day gifts. I also asked them what dad really wants this year! The results were actually a bit surprising. Don’y worry I only put the Frugal Living Approved answers here ūüôā 1. DIY¬†Craft From Kids Nothing says […]

13 Frugal Tips for Road Trips

Road trips are a great way to have a little time away from home without breaking the bank. With a little bit of planning and research, you can make your road trips even more frugal by learning some tricks to save $$$ on gas, food, entertainment, and accommodations. I went to college pretty far from […]

Frugal Friendly Chili

Frugal¬†Friendly Chili Who Doesn’t love a good crock-pot full of chili and Budget Friendly Chili at that?! Just because you are living the frugal life doesn’t mean you can’t indulge in some comfort food. In-fact, most of the comfort foods are budget friendly meals! SO most of the staples for this I already had on […]

Ditching The Credit Cards; Lock them Away

Part of my debt free journey is learning about my credit score and keeping it at a steady rate. A¬†lot has been learned through the process. I¬†wanted to share with you, my reasons for “Ditching” the credit cards. What I really mean is to hide the cards, lock them away and use them rarely or […]

How To Budget For Beginners

One of the MANY questions I get asked is…”How do I start a budget?!” So go get a cup of coffee/tea (hey, whatever works!) and come back to join me on this extensive post all about the dreaded budget!   Top Tip! Now my top secret tip for beginners is to set up your budget […]

What Is Frugal Living?

As I begin this journey of frugal living I have had a lot of people ask me what that means. Frugal living can mean many different things to different people. To me the word frugal is about being logical with finances, it is not about being cheap. It is knowing my income and my debts […]

Favorite Financial Quotes

  I am a huge book-lover. No seriously I love reading, almost as much as a love writing! So, I thought we can chat a bit about our favorite quotes. Keeping on topic here, let me share with you my favorite financial quotes.     This one was hard to narrow down because really how […]

10 Things That Make Me Happy

Did you ever just wake up and know it was going to be a crappy day? I have created a list of my top 10 favorite go to things when I need a pick me up. So, here are the top 10 things that make me happy. Books I love to read almost as much […]