It’s no secret to anyone who has read my website for a while that The Tightwad Gazette books changed my life. If you don’t know the story, here’s the CliffsNotes … Read the rest
How do you survive an economic collapse? When you think about it, do pictures of Venezuela and Greece run through your head like a movie? Desperation, hunger, dirty faces…it’s like … Read the rest
How often do you hear people talk about how they would live their dreams if they only had a bit more money? People always dream about…
If your kids are enrolled in school, you know that back to school shopping can make this the second most expensive time of the year.
This year, the National Retail … Read the rest
We can all agree that prepping costs money. It’s hard to imagine buying extra food when you feel like you can barely buy groceries to make it until the next … Read the rest
As happily organic as we all try to be, sometimes we have to deal with noxious weeds. While strong white vinegar will get rid of many of these weeds, occasionally … Read the rest
While many people advocate living within your means, I don’t think that’s enough. I’m a proponent of living beneath your means. Within is great – it signifies a lack of … Read the rest
Healthy, frugal winter produce. Does that sound like an oxymoron to you?
There are some standards of healthy eating that cost a whole lot of money, particularly during the colder … Read the rest
Do you heat your house with wood? What to do with the ashes is a question for most. Obviously, you want to take great care to dispose of them in … Read the rest