12 Signs You've Married a Cheapskate

Confession: I married a Cheap SkateKeith and I are pretty similar in most ways and are on the same page with how to handle situations at least 90% of the time without even really discussing it.Should I work after having babies? Absolutely.Should we make popcorn after dinner? DUH.Should we buy the Corvette we’re both coveting? Not practical.Should we quit our great jobs in Knoxville and move to Texas? Sure, why not?Should we spend the extra $0.99 and upgrade to Guacamole with our Fajitas? *crickets*...more
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DIY Natural Hand Sanitizer


Why I hate the word "frugal".

I hate the word “frugal”.  I shouldn’t.  It’s a good word.  Yet, I cringe every time someone calls me frugal, because let’s face it, 9 times out of 10, they aren’t complimenting me....more

5 Budget-Friendly Ideas for Romantic Dates

Just because you and your sweetheart don’t have a lot of money doesn’t mean you can’t have a great date. Check out these ideas for a great date night without breaking the bank....more
RowenaHasan Glad you liked it! They are all really memorable dates. Thanks for reading!more

Tex Mex Taco Pasta

This Tex Mex Taco Pasta reminds me of dishes that I ate while spending many years in the Southwest.  I spent many years living close to the border, I grew to love, and even crave, Mexican Food.  I am always on the lookout for great recipes that have the perfect blend of spicy and hot!...more

5 Easy Ways to be Frugal

When you think about being frugal, you probably think of planting your own garden or spending hours every day clipping coupons and comparing store ads. But that's not how being frugal looks for everyone. That's certainly not how it looks to me. I'd love to have a garden and clip coupons but my current residence doesn't have the space for a garden and I don't have near enough time in a day or even a week to clip coupons (I tried it). ...more

How I Feed My Family of 6 on $300 a Month

It’s can be hard to live on one income for any family size, but it’s especially hard for a family of six like mine. There are a lot of things we have to sacrifice to make it work. Nothing major though, and we’re happy without those things like cable TV and week-long vacations at the beach every year. We make do. ...more
RebeccaBryant It can be hard, but honestly I love budgeting and getting so much for so little! ...more

Easter Craft Roundup: Crafting On A Budget


8 Outfits | 9 Pieces #6

Today on my blog I'm sharing the sixth outfit in my 8 outfits | 9 pieces series!Check it out here!...more

Six ways to cut laundry costs

 I love doing laundry!...more