When people see us make a lifestyle change — even a positive one like frugality — their responses often resemble the Five Stages of Grief.
Investing in one bottle of Sriracha chili sauce means no boring meals for a year! (Or almost month if you enjoy Sriracha as much as this writer does.)
Whether you want moist cake or tender chicken, for delicious, frugal recipes, just open a jar of mayo.
Sometimes, really understanding your finances doesn't mean knowing the numbers — it means knowing how many tacos you can buy.
If your house is cluttered, it could be affecting your mind, too. The good news is that you can keep your home AND brain clean — even if you're naturally messy.
Many struggle with large credit card balances instead of saying to others, "I can't afford that," but recognizing financial limits is one key to financial freedom.
Around the world people are creating their own book exchanges. Learn how to find them, score cheap books, and meet your neighbors.
Is it possible to save the planet while saving money? Reformed consumer Max Wong shares some of her thoughts on the difference between frugality and mindfulness.
Despite its name, your dishwasher is good at washing more than dishes. Discover how you can clean a variety of objects with just a few gallons of water.
Hot or cold, tea is a remarkably versatile beverage. Whether simple or fancy, hot or cold, discover 10 delicious and frugal ways to enjoy tea.
If you want to stretch your pantry and your budget while reducing food waste in your kitchen, discover the delicious experiment that is Thursday Night Soup.
Why pay for something that will only be used once and then becomes garbage? Try one of these awesome, reusable wrapping methods instead.
When one writer married into a huge family, gift giving got really complicated. Discover her savvy suggestions for saving money and time.
This year, lessen your carbon footprint, support your local economy, save money, and give to charity all at the same time — buy gifts at the thrift store.
From elegant brunches to tasty (and giftable!) treats, discover how your food waste can make amazing, celebration-worthy eats.
Save money and eat healthy with this delicious plan for stretching one chicken into a full week of meals.
Discover how one family of hoarders transitioned to a no-gift Christmas — and the amazing difference it made.
From plants that keep on giving to a gift that's totally free, these DIY items have you covered no matter what the occasion.
I’m celebrating Thanksgiving three times this year. In the spirit of the Plymouth colonists’ and Wampanoag Confederacy’s first dinner, I’m going to follow their example on what mak
Having no money has never kept me from having a good time. Over the years I’ve developed several pot luck-style parties that are not only easy to tweak for just about any location
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