Frugal Living

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How Much Should I Spend On Groceries?

Grocery spending varies so much so it’s little surprise we’re left wondering how much to spend on groceries. The USDA estimates Americans spend about 10% of their income on food. That includes groceries and eating out. I’ve invited Robbie, a personal finance blogger from EAT Money, to dive into the question “how much should I […] Read more…

Public Mobile Review

Public Mobile Review (Referral Code Included!)

Public Mobile is the most affordable cellphone plan in Canada. They have top notch reception and coverage areas and they actually reward customers for staying with them over time, rather than jacking up prices! In this Public Mobile review I go over Public Mobile plans, coverage area & reception, FAQ, pros and cons, as well […] Read more…

regrow green onions in soil

How to Regrow Green Onions Indoors (From Scraps!)

Learning how to regrow green onions from cuttings is one of my favorite hacks to reduce food waste. Not only am I making better use of something that I would have otherwise composted (or threw in the stock pot), but I’m literally making food out of water! The process is the same for any type […] Read more…

bag of long storage veggies

Top Fruits & Veggies that Store 2+ Weeks

Sometimes we need to go as long as possible between grocery shopping trips. Often we run out of fresh fruits and vegetables first which makes us have to make another trip to the store. I want to help you go as long as possible between grocery store visits without sacrificing variety and nutrition of your […] Read more…

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Ibotta Referral Code & App Review!

Ibotta Referral Code If you came here to get an Ibotta referral code, no need to scroll any further. Use code stiuvja to get started with $10.00! Click here to sign up! If you’re here to learn more about Ibotta, continue reading my Ibotta review including common FAQs, plus Ibotta reviews from several real people […] Read more…

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Minimalist Finances: 4 Tips to Manage Your Money as a Minimalist

“You have succeeded in life when all you really want is only what you really need.” —Vernon Howard The day you start believing and implementing the concept of wanting only what you need to your life, your financial health is likely going to improve! Overspending can lead you to a financial mess which ultimately leads […] Read more…

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Hosting a Minimalist Dinner Party For the Holidays

Entertaining or hosting a dinner party as a minimalist can be a challenge. But it doesn’t have to be. You’ve minimized your kitchenware, but now don’t have enough for all your guests. You want to make a nice impression, but don’t want to store a bunch of decorations just to be used once or twice […] Read more…

Minimalist Black Friday Shopping Bags

Frugal Minimalist Black Friday

As a frugal minimalist, what are you supposed to do about Black Friday? On one hand, you’re so thankful for what you already have and want to avoid the consumerism trap that is Black Friday/Cyber Monday. On the other hand, some of the sales really are a great deal which totally appeals to your frugal […] Read more…

coupons and scissors. is couponing really worth it?

Is Couponing Worth It?

There is such a hype about couponing in the frugal world, but is couponing really worth it? How much time will you spend to save a buck? Being a frugal minimalist, there is always this pull between saving money and trying to simplify my life and routines. In my experience, coupons are one of those […] Read more…

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