The Best Frugal Tools Are the Most Basic

The Best Frugal Tools Are the Most Basic

There are all kinds of folks who market all kinds of products, books, smartphone apps, software, and subscription services all designed to save you money.  They want you to believe that spending money on their solutions will be just what you need to save money.

And some of those things work.  But a lot of them don’t.   I’ve discovered that when it comes to frugality, it’s really all about spending less.  It’s about getting back to the very basics.

Fortunately, the best frugal tools are the most basic.  These frugal tools are easy to find and easy to use.   Read more…

Frugal Things to Do When Waiting

Frugal Things to Do When Waiting

When you have kids, it can feel like you’re always waiting.   Waiting to pick them up from school.  Waiting to pick them up from activities.  Waiting for an activity to start or waiting for an activity to end. We love our kids, but that waiting just feels like so much wasted time. I first realized […]

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Baby Steps to Living Greener

Baby Steps to Living Greener

So I announced with a bit of fanfare and flourish that my theme for this year was to live greener. I recognize that I already do some things that are considered “green” like recycling and composting, but I know that if I stepped up my game in this area, I would be doing the world […]

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