30 Fast Tips for a More Frugal Life

In this post, Elyssa has collected some methods that will help you to make being frugal a way of life. As a result, you can save money for the important goals in your life. Here are just a few of the tips: Buy Used Items That are High Quality but Priced Lower Before You Throw Something […]

63 Practical Frugal Tips You Can Actually Use

I was so excited when I found this article!!!  I love to find practical ways to save money. This article has a great definition for frugal living:  “Frugal living simply means learning how to get the most out of everything we have and spending less on the things we don’t need.” While the article mentions […]

Seven Ways to Teach Kids How to Manage Money

Lifehacker shares information from about different ways to teach kids how to manage money. Good money management skills will save your kids from dealing with consumer debt. It’s never to early to help your kids learn these skills. Here are just a couple of the tips: Give Your Younger Kids Money to Manage You can […]

Healthy and Sustainable Gift Guide on a Budget

If you’re interested in holiday gifts that are useful, eco-friendly, sustainable, affordable and a good investment, this 2016 Gift Guide by Andrea is loaded with great ideas.  Every gift has a product link where you can get more information and purchase the item. You’ll find: Gifts for Women Gifts for Men Gifts for Kids Gifts […]

4 Ways to Save Money on Green Cleaning Products

If you look at commercial cleaning products that are indeed natural, you’ll often find that they’re more expensive. This is generally because of the quality of the ingredients. In this post, Holistic Dad shares 4 different ways to save money on all-natural, eco-friendly, green cleaning products. One option involves more involvement on your part, but will […]

102 Things to Do on a Weekend Without Spending Money

Many people like to start off the New Year by spending less money and saving more. I saw this post on the Simple Dollar siet ( and thought there were some great ideas for activities you can do without spending money. There are also a ton of links to different resources. Here are just a […]

Low Maintenance Garden Tips – Ideas And Plants For Easy Gardening

The larger your garden, the more work it takes to care for it and keep it up. For many, maintaining the garden becomes another job that has to be done. In this article, Karen suggests installing low maintenance landscaping. She discusses specific ways to reduce the time you spend on: Watering Weeding Pruning Deadheading Dividing […]

5 Tips to Cut Your Grocery Bill in Half

In this article, Ruth explains how you can save a lot of money on your grocery bill by changing the way you shop. One surprising fact: People who save a lot of money on their grocery bills don’t do it by just using coupons they clip. There’s a particular type of coupon strategy that’s better. […]

187 Simple Ways to Go Green

Going green involves becoming aware of how our actions impact the environment, and then changing our actions in order to reduce the pollution and waste that we produce. It often seems like a huge, daunting task. I really like this article by Sarah because she makes going green manageable. These ideas really are simple. She […]

How To Make Homemade Lemon Extract

In this article, Heather explains how to use lemon peel to make homemade lemon extract. It’s a super easy recipe to make too. Her directions are very clear.  It cost Heather $5.88 to make the lemon extract and would have cost her $23.76 to buy it! So this recipe is also a real money saver! […]