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The Lifesaver You Need in Your Kitchen (Besides a Crockpot)!

Tonight’s meal was done in 17 minutes. (Yeah, this is real time!) So this bug/not flu but sort of flu/ plague continues and dinner time was upon me. I’m not going to lie; there was a temptation to get some pizza delivered or call my husband see if he would pick up something on the […]

How to Save Money on Organic Food

There’s a misconception that eating on a budget means ramen noodles and endless bowls of rice and beans. I’m not knocking the ramen (or arroz con gandules as they were known in my house) – you can quickly jazz them up and enjoy a good meal. However, being a frugal foodie means you have more […]

5 Keys to Being a Frugal Foodie

Love to eat well and taste new dishes? Here are five essential tips on becoming a frugal foodie! For most people, food is a major monthly expense. Some days are just so hectic, it seems easier to grab something on the way home or go out for dinner. Even if you decide to make something […]

Gearing Up the Greenhouse

This winter we’ve been working on a project that I believe would not only make 2017 awesome in terms of simplifying our lives, but would also be a cool project to share here. Since we knew were going to sell our townhouse and get another place, we carefully spent time defining what we really needed […]

How to Install a DIY Rain Barrel

Last week I had my cousin over for lunch. It was the first time they’ve been to our new place here. We grilled some hamburgers and relaxed outside. While eating they noticed our rain barrel and asked about it. Why Rain Barrels Rock Having a rain barrel can be a smart move for the environment […]

Free Books for You!

Are you looking for something new to read, but trying not to spend a ton of money? Good news – I’m giving away new and like new books! When Hurricane Matthew came up the coast a few weeks ago, we lost power. Without power, the sump pumps stopped working and yep, you guessed it, we had […]