Baked Yellow Squash "Not So French" Fries

Have you noticed that yellow squash is a very inexpensive vegetable that absorbs any flavor you throw at it? What could be better? That is quite the powerful combination!...more

Purchasing Clothes on Ebay, the Ultimate Upcycling!

Did you know that up to 3% of our annual income is put towards clothing. For me, that is a hefty chunk of change that I could put towards something else! I realize that some items need to be purchased new (socks, underwear, bathing suits) but what about all of the clothing out there that is still good and even, yes, affordable! You can buy nearly new items at stores like Goodwill, local thrift stores and Ebay....more

Hearing God Knock....are you listening?

Do you get nervous the morning of an early morning flight? I certainly do! The night before I am constantly worrying about leaving something behind, having my boarding passes ready and ensuring that I set my alarm clock so that I wake up on time. With all of the items crossed off the list, my husband and I went to bed with the alarm set for 5:30 a.m. because we were heading to Orlando International airport at 6 a.m. sharp....more

Do You Have Frugality in Your Life?


Leaning into the Fear of Failure


A 3 lb bag of apples for $3.00, sure! But now what am I going to do with all of these?

On our monthly shopping trip Mr Collier and I picked up a 3lb bag of apples at Aldi for around $3.00. The fruit bowl was filled with a box of clementines we bought for $4.00 so with the addition of the apples we have been literally packed to the brim with fruit. What in the world am I going to do with all of these apples? Sure apples and peanut butter as well as by themselves is delicious but how much of this could we possible eat? ...more

It's Been a Whole Year! Let's Celebrate!

 Happy Anniversary, Mr. Collier! ...more

Super Easy Salmon