30 Uses for WD40: It's Not Just for Squeaky Doors! Clever and Frugal Repair Ideas

June 1, 2017

bike chain

WD40 is an exciting product. It even comes in a new exciting container with a stick spray that is removable to accomodate versatile applications! Here are 30 great uses for WD40.

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Frugal Summer Food - Have Your Summer Cookouts and Save Money

May 29, 2017

grilling food

Summer time isn't all about food, but it can seem like it sometimes! It can get expensive with all the quick foods and snacks and an on-the-go lifestyle that summer brings. Don't let it break your grocery budget - you can still serve good food - made frugally by you. Here are three ways to cut the costs of summer food.

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning: Less is More

May 12, 2017

girl in laundromat

It is all too easy to simply pour detergents and other cleaners straight from the pack into the machine or bucket. But, by doing so we really have no idea how much of anything we are using. Even the greenest of green cleaning product has some effect on the planet and our purses. Your laundry detergent may well be an organic cleaner but it still took resources to create, packaging to hold and transportation to get to you. Spend a few dollars on some measuring cups and spoons and save many dollars over your lifetime of housework! Guessing volumes always leads to wastage, so one of the top ways to make your cleaning eco friendly is to become more frugal and start measuring the amount of all the cleaners you use.

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Frugal Gardening

May 11, 2017

sunflower garden

Gardening can be very costly if you choose to go different paths to have one. If you choose to hire landscape companies you will spend a fortune trying to have a vegetable or flower garden. However, frugal gardening is possible if you know where to look and what to do. Frugal gardening is gardening with the absolute basics. From tools to seeds, everything can be found either free or cheap. Your tools for your garden do not need to be brand new from a hardware store. Check out your local thrift shops and Salvation Army type stores to find what you will need. If you can't find exactly what you are looking for, see if you cannot find something that will work for you for the time being and keep searching out the stores for what you are looking for.

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Bathroom Scale Buying Guide

May 5, 2017

old timey scale

Whew, your taxes are finally done and it's made your wallet a little slimmer. In fact, you know exactly how much slimmer because it says so on the 1040 form. Now how about you. When was the last time you weighed yourself? Maybe it's been a while? Yeah? That's how I was. I went a good few years before I hopped on the scale and boy was I in for a surprise! I had gained a LOT of weight.

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