Frugal Friday: Frugal Lovin’

Frugal Friday Frugal Lovin

It's Frugal Friday!  Each week, I'll share tips, encouragement, and practical ideas for living a frugal lifestyle! Did you know that money is one of the top things that cause arguments in married couples?  It's no secret that finances can be stressful: when there's not enough to go around, when … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tip: Watch those shipping deadlines, and look for deals on expedited shipping!

Amazon shipping deadlines

Wait, you're not done shopping yet?  Haven't even started?  You'll want to watch shipping deadlines really closely over the next few weeks to make sure your purchases will arrive by Christmas Eve. Amazon will likely have a "Free Shipping Day" like they did last year, and is once again offering … [Read more...]

Cooking on a Shoestring: Hand-Dipped Chocolates–a fun and frugal gift!


There’s one homemade gift that I love to give, and pretty much everyone I know loves to receive: chocolates.  So this time of year, I round up a few of my favorite little elves and churn out a variety of chocolate-dipped candies and treats that our family can give as gifts and share with others … [Read more...]