Promoting frugality as a way to live a simple and prosperous life.
On Sunday, June 10, 12 – 4pm, Sportsplex@Fairfield is hosting a FREE Family Fun Day with the theme of “Family, Healthy Lifestyle and Community.” Support a local business whenever you … Continue reading
Watch this video–it’s sure to convince you to use cash for most small purchases once you find out how much money it saves you.
Homemade popsicles beat the old boxed ones! Here are some new and fun recipes that are inexpensive, but have more flavor than costly pre-made pops from the store.
Frugal Parenting: The Financial Benefits of Breastfeeding
If you have Coupon Burnout, no doubt you went too fast, too soon, and used too many coupons. Phase one is guilt. But get over it and coupon the way that fits your life and your shopping habits. Don’t fall for extreme couponing!
Easy homemade hummus for your next party platter
We don’t have a lawn service because it’s expensive to hire a one to care for your lawn (and blow/rake your leaves). We are not talking about acres of land here. Most of us around here have half-acre lots, some less, some a bit more. One of my frugal friends said it costs her $60 every two weeks to have the grass cut, which means it’s $120 a month.
Celebrate the first-ever Food Revolution Day, May 19, 2012! Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced home cook, participate in this Day of Action by making a home-cooked … Continue reading
DIY Furniture: patio bench
Here’s an inexpensive alternative to cleaning the gritty grill.
This is a follow-up to my last post – It never ceases to amaze me how Big Corporations think they can get away with pulling the wool over the consumer’s … Continue reading
Why shoppers in the U.S. should care about GMOs in their food
A recent article in The New York Times Magazine about couponing inspires yet another uncalled for hailstorm by misinformed couponing critics. Before judging, know that a majority of couponers shop the outer perimeter of the grocery store aisles using a combination of coupons and sales.
The Connecticut Financial Reality Fair is an essential program teaching teens about the realities of money and how far a buck will go. So far it’s for high school students, but wishing it would reach to Middle Schoolers, too.