Category Archives: Frugal living

Frugal accomplishments for the week, Aug 1, 2013

Some weeks we spend a lot less money than others. This week I tried to not spend a lot, and use up what we had. – Used veggies from the garden. Our garden is producing well this year because Tim … Continue reading

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Fels-Naptha Laundry Bar and Stain Remover, product review and Giveaway!

Fels-Naptha Soap is something that was common when my grandmother was doing laundry, but has been relegated to the bottom dusty shelf at the discount store in modern times. But my grandmother knew a thing or two about laundry, and … Continue reading

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UPS My Choice- free notification of package delivery

We all love to receive packages, but it is even nicer to know a package is coming and when it will be delivered. That is what UPS My Choice is all about. When a UPS package is on the way, … Continue reading

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Purex fabric softener sheets review and Giveaway!

Summer is laundry time around here. Actually, we do laundry all year round, but in the summer laundry is especially challenging. We live on a farm, so there is a lot of outside work, and that involves dirt and sweat. … Continue reading

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Homemade laundry soap revised #3

For those of you who have been following this blog for a while, you know that I tried to make my own laundry soap and it failed! So I was back to buying it, but thankful for coupons. My oldest … Continue reading

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Frugal accomplishments of the week, 6/17/13

What a week! Summer is here with high temps and humidity! Thankfully the air conditioners, all 3, are working well. -We began a major remodel of the master bathroom! To save some money we did most of the demo ourselves. … Continue reading

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This week’s frugal accomplishments 6/2/13

Last week was a quiet one with the kids gone most of the week. This really cut down on groceries! And I stayed at home one day, although did have to drive to Nashville 2x to get Aaron to the … Continue reading

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Last week’s frugal accomplishments 5/27/13

This summer will be a time of kids coming and going. One week the house will be full and food literally just flies out of the ref. The next, it is quiet, lonley and I do not have to share … Continue reading

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This week’s frugal accomplishments

I enjoy reading “The Prudent Homemaker’s” weekly list of frugal accomplishments.  While I do not think I can ever match her grocery bill or how many of her family’s clothes she makes, I think on a weekly basis I do … Continue reading

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Fall baking day and pumpkin bread recipe

Fall is almost here.  Well, maybe it is just beginning to not feel so incredibly like hot summer.  It is a rare day with little on the calendar, so I decided to do a bit of baking today.  I was … Continue reading

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