How to Plan a Vegan Thanksgiving

Think planning the perfect Thanksgiving is hard? Try planning and cooking for a vegan no-turkey day. When I say “We’re hosting a completely vegan Thanksgiving this year” some people throw their heads back and laugh. But why? Some of those Thanksgiving staples – stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole – can all be made vegan! Planning that … Read moreHow to Plan a Vegan Thanksgiving

The Ultimate Gift Guide for Minimalists 2018

Do you have people in your life that ask for either no gifts or very few gifts? We are certainly those people this year for the holidays. With our renewed minimalist mindset we don’t need more junky holiday gifts that will get shoved into the cupboard. This list of gifts for the minimalists in your … Read moreThe Ultimate Gift Guide for Minimalists 2018

How to Spend Less Than $50 on Groceries a Month

Spending less than $50 on groceries a month seems like a ridiculous and daunting goal to achieve. I’m here to tell you that it CAN be done! I will break down the rules that we follow during our $50 on grocery months and help you save BIG! If you were a follower of Hello Brownlow … Read moreHow to Spend Less Than $50 on Groceries a Month

The Best Vegan Refried Beans

Refried beans are a staple in any Mexican restaurant. Most recipes call for chicken stock and animal fat. No thanks! With this vegan refried bean recipe, ditch the animal products and go for a cheap, easy way to make those creamy beans! This post includes Amazon affiliate links. If you click on a link and … Read moreThe Best Vegan Refried Beans

Pumpkin Spiced Muffins

Fall is here and in today’s culture it actually means Pumpkin Spice season. At grocery stores and restaurants across the country, you can find a variety of goods that are now flavored with pumpkin spice.  That autumnal spice blend has us all craving cold weather and sweaters. Has anyone ever eaten just pumpkin before? It’s … Read morePumpkin Spiced Muffins

How I Coupon as a Minimalist

Couponing and Minimalism – those sound like two very mismatched lifestyles. As a former extreme couponer and a newly converted minimalist, I found that old habits die hard. I still wanted to save money by using coupons, but didn’t want the bulk of having everything stored in my house. I rejoiced when I found the … Read moreHow I Coupon as a Minimalist

The Simple Guide to Cloth Diapers

When I started to look into cloth diapers when Little Guy was just weeks old, I was severely overwhelmed by all the information coming at me. I wished there was a super simple guide to cloth diapers, but there just wasn’t. When searching the rabbit hole of Pinterest, I found a few blogs here and … Read moreThe Simple Guide to Cloth Diapers

The Ultra Frugal Lunch Recipe

Cooking and bringing your lunch to work can seem impossible. Who has time to cook and eat a healthy, filling lunch everyday? If you ate out every weekday you would be spending upwards of $35 a week! With this simple, ultra frugal lunch recipe you can skip the take out lunch and save money. D … Read moreThe Ultra Frugal Lunch Recipe

Preparing for Baby: How We Cut Down Our Medical Bills

Having a baby is super expensive. For us the expense wasn’t buying the things Little Guy would need, it was the enormous medical bills that came after our hospital stays. You have nine months to prepare for this. Do you have a savings game plan? There are loads of ways to save money each month. … Read morePreparing for Baby: How We Cut Down Our Medical Bills

20 Life Hacks to be More Frugal Today

We could all stand to save a little money, right? Sometimes we feel like our spending is out of control and we just need a simple way to rein it back in. Frugality doesn’t mean living with nothing – it simply means that you are wisely using what you have readily available to you and … Read more20 Life Hacks to be More Frugal Today

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