Category Archives: Frugality

10 Great Ways to Be Generous on a Budget

Love to be generous with your friends and family? Tired of having the gift giving and “chipping in” budget be out of control when you are scrimping and saving in every other area? It can be hard to have finally carved out the time and money to go have a little fun and have the…Continue Reading

Money-Saving Barbecue Menu Ideas

It’s summer. And since we all have to eat anyway, why not incorporate it into our entertainment agenda and have some folks over for a barbecue? Following are several ideas to pull off a successfully hosted event without busting your budget. Combo Kabobs These really are a fun and visually dramatic way to stretch your…Continue Reading

5 Frugal Tips for Perpetually Lazy People

Are you a serious slacker? Does being frugal give you a brain cramp? Here are five ways to save money and time that barely require lifting a finger. Go Modern With your décor that is. The uncluttered look ensures you’ll have to buy less, dust less, and pack less when you need to move. Also,…Continue Reading

Money-Saving Tricks Anyone Can Use

Too frazzled to figure out frugal? Does just getting through the day leave you so depleted that your eyes start to cross at the mere thought of active savings strategies? This article’s for you. Things are way more hectic lately in our household, and we are finding that several of our savings approaches are needing…Continue Reading

Cheap Grocery Alternatives to Meat

With meat prices on the rise and medical professionals recommending going vegan in record numbers, many shoppers are on the lookout for affordable alternatives to meat at the grocery store. Here’s how to avoid the high-priced substitutes in favour of inexpensive, meaty-tasting options. (See also: Grocery Savings Strategies Anyone Can Use) Lentils Often overlooked and…Continue Reading

7 Fun and Frugal Halloween Crafts

Rather than spend big bucks on pre-made plastic doodads this fall, why not turn the holiday’s decorating requirements into a family event and try your hand at some fun holiday crafts? Sure, you’ll need to spring for a few supplies, but there’s no reason things need to get out of financial control. Here are a…Continue Reading