Frugal Living

Cheap Eats Week 1: Stockpiling and Flexibility

All right! It's time to get started with the first Cheap Eats post. If you are new to Cheap Eats, read the introductory post HERE. Let me start out by saying...

Introducing: Cheap Eats

When I tell friends and family that I spend an average of $200/month on groceries, they ask me how I do it. What does my family eat? Where do I shop?...

How To Make Strawberry Freezer Jam (The Cheaper Way)

Strawberry freezer jam is one of the most delicious ways you can use a big flat of strawberries. This recipe for homemade strawberry freezer jam is easy to make and will...

Pinterest Tested: Homemade Cooking Spray

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser or delicious-looking recipe? This is the place to find out! Each...

A Cute Way to Patch Jeans

It's about that time of year... you know, when all your kid's school jeans start wearing through at the knee. What do they do at school that makes their clothes come...

Pinterest Tested: Homemade Laundry Soap

Welcome to Pinterest Tested! Ever wonder if that miracle cleaner is really miraculous? Or what about that homemade facial cleanser? Does it work? This is the place to find out!  I...

School Lunch On A Budget

This is the first year I’ve had to worry about school lunch. At first I was thinking, "Great, now I have to spend a ton of money on those little chip...