If I'm being honest, I've googled a whole lot recently, things like "Working Mom Guilt" and I've been pinning lots of links about how to motivate yourself to clean your house. Needless to say, it's been rough around here- not enough sleep, time for the kids, time for anything. I recognize that I am INSANELY… Continue reading Frugal self care for when you feel discouraged.
Reading can be insanely frugal. Visits to libraries around the country are way up even though there is a common misconception that they're outdated and no one uses them anymore. If you haven't been to your local library lately- check them out! Our local library not only has lots of awesome print books, they have… Continue reading Why reading is the ultimate frugal activity and some children’s book recommendations.
We had a ham last week and it got me thinking about how very frugal ham can be. We personally love the Carando hams (no I'm not sponsored by them or anything, we just really like them) and find that 2 times a year (after Christmas and after Easter) they go on sale for 99… Continue reading 5 ways to be Frugal with Ham
When I got out of graduate school I was working in a school and working toward getting my +30, which basically means graduate school plus an additional 30 credits of graduate level work and then you get paid more! Unfortunately I got the +30 and then stopped working in a school (womp womp). Well, as… Continue reading Frugal Holiday Traditions
We're BIG soup eaters around here. We eat soup at least once a week year round. We love soup so much that frugal kid #2 eats cheddar broccoli soup on her birthday by request (her birthday is in AUGUST). So why am I waxing so poetically about soup? Well it also happens to be super… Continue reading Why soup is my favorite food.