Day 15: Frugal Out Of Necessity

We are moving into the last 8 days¬†of our 23 Day Frugal Living Challenge. Wow is it flying by! Day 15 is deciding whether you are Frugal by Choice or Frugal By Necessity. Remember this quote and smile. ūüôā   Read on for an amazing eye opening post written by Andrea Bodevin at Frugally Sustainable … Continue Reading

Day 14: Learn To Share And Barter

Day 14¬†of our Frugal Living Challenge is all about¬†Learning To Share And Barter. Bartering is one of my most favorite ways to save money and since I work the Farmer’s Market, I have the BEST opportunity to do it! I was just thinking of how many things I have bartered for this year instead of … Continue Reading

Day 5: Tips for Saving on Groceries!

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Today let’s talk about saving moolah on groceries. I got all of the above for $50 including meats and fish. I shop 1-2x per week and usually shop four different stores. People think I am nuts buts I have … Continue Reading

NEW 23 Day Frugal Living Challenge!!!

Does that title look familiar to some of you? This has weighed heavy on my heart for some time now. Some of you folks have followed Andrea at Frugally Sustainable for the past 3 years, like myself, and have missed her sudden departure from the virtual world. Unfortunately all I know is that a couple … Continue Reading

50% off Groceries!

Ahhh….great way to end the year with groceries for alittle more than 50% off! I love to get to the register and see if the savings side of the screen will make it higher than the price I must pay. Is that weird? Does anyone else do that? I am NOT an extreme couponer, just … 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

How To Save Money On…

I love the fall! It is my favorite season, except when I think about buying Christmas presents, ordering Christmas cards, Holiday meals and shipping things off to New York and Florida. We all go through it, I know, but sometimes it helps to brainstorm ideas to have alittle extra cash in the pocket and NOT … Continue Reading