I have to admit, I'm in a sweet spot with the frugal kids, Frugal Kid #1 is starting kindergarten in the fall, and even though he went to preschool he still doesn't really care about the hot new toy or special new vacations that his friends are going on. Additionally, right now I work… Continue reading 10 Frugal Activities to do with kids.
I'm going to admit, this week was a struggle. It was hard to work extra hours, and hard to see our debt tick up because of unexpected bills. I know that this is just a fact of life and that we will get over the obstacle, but in the moment things feel unsurmountable and that we'll be… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 8/11/17
Well getting ready to have a large amount of people over our house on Sunday. I think I may have been a bit crazy to think that it was a good idea given the state of our house, but here we are! Onto the frugal things I was able to do. Frugal husband and I… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 8/4/17
Well murphy decided to visit again, to the tune of a propane bill that was about $500 more than we expected and a medical bill that was about $600 more than planned. I'm not adding either to our debt total (yet) because they won't be billed until next month- I'm hoping that we'll be able… Continue reading August 1 State of the Frugal Union
Boy did I struggle this week! It seemed like money was just leaking out from everywhere! I managed a few things, but it feels like we veered off track. I picked up a turkey a few weeks back from Aldi for 1.29 lb which is a thanksgiving sale kind of price, anyhoo we had that… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 7/28/17