Frugal Spring Cleaning Tips That Benefit Your Wallet AND the Earth!

These frugal spring cleaning tips have been sponsored but all opinions expressed here are my own.Many years ago, when I became pregnant with my first child, I learned a very valuable lesson. I wanted to live green but I needed to figure out how to do it on a very tight budget. Organic milk might be better for my growing baby but it wasn't cheap! So, I needed to figure out how to reduce my carbon footprint without spending a fortune. It was at that point in my life that I realized how much going green and living frugally actually have in … [Read more...]

Practical Money Saving Tips That Help You Go Green

My budget this year is pretty much shot. Between the $20,000 we have done in home repairs and our recent vacation, we have pretty much depleted our bank account and I'm starting to think I need to start coupon clipping again. I have gotten spoiled in the last few years and while we are careful with our money, I wouldn't say I have been thrifty or budget conscious. We will soon be moving into the holidays and I am starting to look into some practical money saving tips to help get our bank account up where it needs to be in case of emergencies. I … [Read more...]

How to Preserve Fresh Herbs for Maximum Flavor

Knowing how to preserve fresh herbs can save you a ton of money at the grocery store.  Using fresh herbs straight from the garden is a summer delicacy when it comes to cooking, however,those fresh herbs don't last long.  Need some unique and creative ways to preserve fresh herbs? Check out my tips for freezing, dehydrating and so much more!Preserve Herbs to Save Money! If you are wondering how to preserve fresh herbs, you have probably figured out that they taste SO much better than the stuff you get in your grocery store. Not … [Read more...]

What To Do With Over Ripe Avocados

Last week, I bought several avocados with the intention of cutting them in slices for my salad and chopping them up on top of egg toast. Then, I forgot the lettuce and didn't have time to make the egg toast. Now I am wondering what to do with over ripe avocados! Does that sound like you every once in a while?Do you buy fresh avocados, never get around to using them, and then have to throw them away when they get overly squishy and slightly brown inside? Well, never fear! I am here to banish your food waste issues and tell you what to do … [Read more...]

How to Conserve Water in the Kitchen to Go Green and Save Money

With the heat of summer and a thirsty garden, last month's water bill was rather high. While these things tend to go in cycles depending on the season, I don't like knowing I am using more water than I usually do. I admit, I love my garden and my long showers and those things are both water hogs. In order to conserve water, I have decided to look towards my kitchen this month. How can I conserve water in the kitchen to cut back on rising water bills? I decided to do a bit of research and share my water saving tips with my readers. If you have … [Read more...]