frugal living

21 Frugal Christmas Gifts with Lasting Meaning

Today I wanted to give you 21 practical ideas for Christmas gifts that are both frugal and meaningful. Sometimes frugal is equated with “cheap” but I don’t believe that is truly the intent behind low-cost gift giving. Due to our internet being down for five days, I haven’t been able to write as much as […] Read more…

How Many Clothes do Kids Really Need?

I used to think my children didn’t have a lot of clothes. Based on the amount of clothing I saw displayed at garage sales, my kids really didn’t have much in comparison, I reasoned. But when we started to be able to go 2 full weeks without washing anything (except socks and underwear), I began […] Read more…