Live Frugally: 5 Ways Living in a Smaller House is Better

Live Frugally: 5 Ways Living in a Smaller House is Better

About six months ago, I got a bug to buy a pool.  I’m not sure why, but I think I may have seen a FaceBook post from one of my friends (you know, one of those friends who is always bragging about all the stuff).  Keeping up with the Joneses. I don’t even swim that much.  We used to own a pool membership until we realized that we only went twice per season, so each trip cost us about $150.  Now, we go to the lake.  The lake isn’t chlorinated, but it is free. Live Frugally: 5 Ways Living in … Continue Reading →
22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds

22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds

I cringe every time I throw out used coffee grounds, but composting them only goes so far because of the high acidic content.  Upcycle it into these 22 useful and awesome ways. 22 Uses for Used Coffee Grounds Seriously, I think I could create an entire compost pile filled with used coffee grounds on a daily basis.  I just loooooove me a good cup of java.  But I feel badly throwing it all down the drain every day.  So I came up with this blog post about 22 different uses … I’ve tried some, and others I really want to … Continue Reading →
Top 10 Money Saving Websites to Help You Get Debt Free in the New Year

Top 10 Money Saving Websites to Help You Get Debt Free in the New Year

Here is a list of money saving websites … for you, as well as a reminder for me … how I can implement frugal living in the New Year and grow my savings account!  I added a list to almost every website on nice big list on ways to save money. Top 10 Money Saving Websites to Help You Get Debt Free in the New Year The last two and a half years has been eventful, to say the least.  It’s amazing how your life can change in only one year, never mind in two.  And, with the ushering in of … Continue Reading →
22 Awesome Uses for Coconut Oil

22 Awesome Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is one of nature’s best superfoods, having absolutely awesome uses for the body.  I use a refined, organic version (Nature’s Promise) that I can find in the grocery store.  Since I hate the smell of coconut, I buy the refined coconut oil – you can also buy the unrefined coconut oil too.  I also prefer the organic stuff that is cold-pressed.  One jar usually lasts me months, but I also do not cook with it.  (I usually cook with sesame seed and olive oils.) Continue Reading →