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Category: Frugal Living

7 Super Easy Ways To Save Money Online

Being a frugalista as well as embarking on my No Spend Year, I have curbed a lot of my online spending. But when I do, you bet I am looking for the best deal out…

My No Spend Year Challenge – First Month Update

Welcome to my first month update on my No Spend Year Challenge! I have to say, this first month taught me a lot but was also a lot easier than I anticipated. I managed to…

Starting Out On My No Spend Year

When you decide to embark on a no spend anything – month, week, year – it is initially daunting. It doesn’t matter what the length of time is, the idea of being a…

The Crazy Things I Learned By Downsizing & Organizing My Life

I think I could call myself the queen of clutter purging. I have moved several times in my life, but in the seven years I have lived with my husband we have moved six times…

Valentine’s Day Ideas That Won’t Break The Bank

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The most expensive Hallmark holiday out there. The day where you get to cram into a restaurant with 75 other couples, elbow to elbow, spending a LOT of money on…

My “No Spend Month” Fail – And Why I’m Willing To Try A Whole Year

Have you heard of a “No Spend” month? It’s something I have seen a lot lately in my frugal and personal finance communities. You make a list of wants and needs — needs being the…