Tag Archives: frugal living

Low Budget Meal Planning

Excerpted and adapted with permission from The Original Simple Mom’s Idea Book.

by Deborah Taylor-Hough

40f11a4f52c0a9f96ae4fba44388a707How much of your family’s hard earned money goes to groceries? $150 per week? $100?

Believe it or not, it’s relatively simple to spend as little as $50 per week on groceries for a family of five or six. But slashing the food bill down to those lower numbers means you may need to rethink the way your family eats. Continue reading


Contentment Robbers & Thieves

by Deborah Taylor-Hough

piggy-bank-thief-1024x533A while back, someone told me that they were tired of being in debt and were ready to get their spending under control. But they were concerned about the fact that they still enjoyed spending money to pamper themselves. They were looking for inexpensive “luxury” ideas. Continue reading