Frugal Living

I wrote a few weeks ago about my plans to wean myself off the twice-a-day applications of benzoyl peroxide I’d been using for years to control my acne. My wedding has officially come and gone (yay! married!) and so I decided I was ready. I figured there would be no better time to begin my […]


What if you could get rid of most of your products and grooming routines and not only look just as good but actually look better?! Well, I’m here to argue that you can. (Not to mention, by cutting out makeup and products, you’ll limit your exposure to harsh and unnatural chemicals!)  Here are a few […]

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Dry shampoo is an absolute necessity for me, especially since going “No Poo”. Not only does it keep my hair looking fresh on days when I don’t rinse or wash, it also just saves me so much time and money. I can roll out of bed, rub in some dry shampoo and be set!  Even […]


Ikea has become the go-to source for inexpensive furniture these days, and although I can understand why (easy to bring home, inexpensive compared to other options, simple style that’s universally appealing), I personally think it’s a horrible value most of the time. Okay sure you might only pay a couple hundred bucks for that coffee […]


Sometimes the simplest changes can have a big effect. These simple ways to save money at home will not only help increase your savings, they’re also better for the environment! 1. Buy an Individual Filtered Water Bottle: These Bobble water bottle filters are genius. They make the water taste great and they aren’t nearly as […]


This is one of my favorite small kitchen solutions, but beyond that, it’s really a great way to simplify your cooking routine! I’m sure you’ve all seen hanging pot racks before. Using one can really help free up some cabinet space (I know I never have enough). I decided to make this change this week, […]


If you’d like to spend a day at the spa without spending a dime, you can create a spa at home using these recipes containing common household items. If possible, it’s always best to use the most organic, purest products available. DIY Beauty doesn’t get more natural or simpler than this! So sit back, relax, […]


There are plenty of affordable, everyday things you can do to make your home a little greener and save a bit of money in the process.  Assuming we all know the main benefits of going green (preserving the beauty pictured above, health benefits, and plenty of savings on utility bills) let’s jump right in, shall […]


“Do I Need Cable?” has become a common question for those looking to save money these days. With the rise of Netflix, Hulu, and other TV-on-the-internet options, it’s not too difficult to imagine how people live without cable. But what about you? Do you need cable? Here are a few questions to ask yourself to […]