Day 19: Living The Good Life, No Matter What The Checkbook Says

                        “If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.” – Cicero We are in the last few days of our 23 Day Frugal Living Challenge so by now I’ll bet you all can breathe a little easier after what … Continue Reading

Day 18: How To Stick To A Budget

Budgets. Jody Allen said it well with ” Think of budgets as a diet for your money. Just like diets, budgets can be tough to stick to. ” That hits the nail on the head! How many of you stick to your weekly or monthly budget? Do you allot so much for food, so much for entertainment, … Continue Reading

Big Challenges Plus Daily Goals

Tomorrow is the day! Our 23 Day Frugal Living Challenge will begin but I wanted to give you a heads of  what to expect. Each day I will have a topic here at Bella Vista Farm which I will also share on the facebook group page. Read the full post and then answer the questions … Continue Reading

Saving At The Grocery Store

Continuing from my last post, I wanted to show you my savings and purchases from the other stores for my groceries last week. I do try and keep my budget at $100-120 for the week, including food, household cleaners,paper products, pet foods and alcohol. Some weeks I come under budget and some alittle over. My … Continue Reading