Posts tagged with: frugal living tips

9 Simple Gift Ideas Minimalists Will Love

Running out of gift ideas for that minimalist loved one who is, therefore, impossible to buy for? Let’s face it, we all have at least one of those people in our social sphere. Sometimes, they’re naturally frugal so their standard response to...
  • Dream big and start living the life you really want.

3 Awesome Reasons Why You Should Dream Big

Dream big first, then plan. I have a confession to make. For most of my adult life, actually, no… For ALL my adult life, I’ve hated work. Yes, I know, hate is a very strong word but it’s entirely appropriate...
  • three simple ways to stay positive on a tight budget

3 Simple Ways to Stay Positive on a Tight Budget

A tight budget and single parenting go pretty much hand in hand. At least in my experience they do. But, that’s probably true of any household that lives on a single wage. It’s easy to start feeling down about yourself,...
  • Save money on food by making the most of your grocery dollar

How to Make the Most of Your Grocery Dollar

Making the most of your grocery dollar is not just about buying as much as you can, but buying the most nutritious food that you can. Depending on your location that can be a tough ask. Too often the foods...
  • Smart money secrets from the great depression. Skills and knowledge that will help you save money and be more self-reliant today.

Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression

Smart Money Secrets from the Great Depression It’s easy to be lulled into believing we live in a time of great (and increasing) prosperity. And, on the surface we do appear to be living easier, more comfortable lives than our...

Save Money: How to make the power Pinterest work for you

Pinterest. Once you discover its delights, it quickly becomes a big part of your online world. I spend a lot of my time on Pinterest. Partly for my blog but also to learn about the topics that interest me both professionally...
  • 5 quick tips to eat healthy, plus save time and money

5 Quick Tips to Eat Healthy plus Save Time and Money

Eating healthy on a budget doesn’t have to be complicated. There are five basic steps that will ensure you avoid the drive through and keep more dollars in your pocket. Each and every week. And the best bit is, they...
  • single parents smart money habits

Single Parents: Smart Money Habits for a Simple, Happy Life

Living on one income can be a challenge. Living on one income and being a single parent can turn that challenge into an ever present source of stress and anxiety. Sure, the basics are the same: Track your spending Create...
  • simple rules for being more frugal and loving life

6 Simple Rules for Being More Frugal AND Loving Life

Frugal living should be simple. Right? Why then do we always insist on complicating things? Too often I think we do it to appear clever or to make it seem like some sort of weird initiation rite. Like you have...
  • growing your own food

6 Simple Reasons Growing Your Own Food Makes Good Sense

If you’ve ever considered growing your own food, or at least supplementing your weekly grocery expedition, now is the best time to start. Don’t let the absence of a backyard hold you back, or even a lack of knowledge, it’s...