I haven't had much time to post lately, we're headed into our busy season at work and it seems like the holidays and the many many snow days that the kids have had just threw everything off. I've embarked on what I hope will be a major clean out of our entire house. I stayed… Continue reading Frugal 5 Friday 1/19/18
This month went better than last month, we didn't make as much progress on the debt as I would have liked, BUT it did go down which to me is the most important part. With Christmas and another round of sick kids, I feel like we were able to keep our heads above water and… Continue reading January 1st State of the Frugal Union
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 Visits to libraries around the country are way up even though there is a common misconception that they're outdated and no one uses them anymore.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.
Well we've been running around like crazy people, but this weekend was the first weekend Frugal husband and I have had off together in a long time, so we spent a lot of quiet and slowed down family time together. The picture above is of malasadas, Portuguese fried dough, that are a tradition for my… Continue reading Frugal Five 12/15/17
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