Posts tagged with: frugal living tips

  • The fugal joy of a hygge nook
Have you heard about hygge? If you’ve spent any time on Pinterest lately, you’ll know ‘hygge’ is everywhere. Hygge is a Danish word (pronounced ‘hooga’) and roughly translates to ‘cosiness’… and a whole lot more. Luckily for us, hygge is...
  • How to live on half your income - the no BS guide
Wondering how to live on half of your income? Earn more. No, I’m not being facetious. If you’re on minimum wage and barely covering the absolute essentials, you can’t live on 50% of your income. That’s just simple math. How...
  • safe cleaning products feature
What are safe cleaning products? They are cleaning products that are non-toxic and, in this article, also ones you can make at home. Without needing a chemistry degree! Don’t wait for spring cleaning time, start introducing these safe cleaning products...
  • Easy Freezer Meals for a Frugal Grocery Budget
These easy freezer meals are guaranteed to become fast family favourites. They’ll also save you money, time and a whole heap of stress when life gets busy or money gets tight. I’ve always worked to ensure I’ve had a stock...
  • Vertical vegetable garden ideas that will solve your garden space problems
A vertical vegetable garden can be the mind blowing solution to your desire to grow your own food but the problem of a distinct lack of space. Sometimes, you need to look at a problem from a different angle and, when it...
  • Awesome ways to live better on less money
I admit it. Sometimes I can be a real cheapskate. Spending less money than I make is important to me. Frugal sounds better but the truth is sometimes cheapskate is closer to reality. I try to stick to being frugal, which...
  • A well stocked pantry provides choices beyond just-in-time logistics. It also saves you money, time and headaches in an emergency.
A well stocked pantry is valuable for many reasons, right? Trouble is, lots of people don’t know where to start when they decide to build their own pantry stockpile. It can be expensive and confusing. But, it doesn’t have to...
  • Freezer Tips | Use these simple freezer tips and you'll not only waste less food, you'll use your freezer more efficiently and, save time and money.
For many of us, the freezer is just a detour for food destined for the bin. I know I’ve been guilty of hoarding a freezer full of random bags and containers, labels lost a millennia ago, filled with what can...
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.
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...