A LIFE ON A DIME’S FAVORITE FRUGAL & ECO-FRIENDLY FINDS THE NEW BEGINNING THAT LED TO OUR FRUGAL & ECO-FRIENDLY EFFORTS One of the goals I set when we moved into our new house in March of 2018 was to keep as non-toxic of a home as possible. I started small, switching to Thieves Household … Continue reading A LIFE ON A DIME’S FRUGAL & ECO FRIENDLY FINDS
In the past, between my sensitive skin and our oldest child’s eczema, I thought we were stuck using unscented “free and clear” laundry detergents. The clothes were clean but didn’t really smell like it. In fact, they didn’t really smell like anything unless they had a strong, bad smell prior to laundering. Then it was … Continue reading A FRUGAL & OILY DIY: LAUNDRY SCENT BOOSTER
After housing costs, food is probably one of the higher cost budget categories. But there are lots of ways to save big on food costs and slash your grocery bill. It just takes a little planning. Here are twenty tips to help you lower your food bills each month.
I’ve tried to make choices this past year to make my family’s new home as non-toxic and safe as possible. I’ve learned a lot over the course of several months on just how much of an impact this can have on our budget as well. This post will serve as a recap for my experience … Continue reading PLASTIC-FREE DECEMBER CHALLENGE RECAP
Since shopping without kids in tow isn’t usually an option I have relied more on more on two-day shipping. I don’t really enjoy shopping like I used to (or spending lots of money for that matter), and trying to shop with a budget while keeping up with kids isn’t exactly my idea of a good time! Here are some of the Amazon items I’ve really enjoyed this year.
As a minimalist, I don’t waste money on things I never gave a second thought about before starting my minimalist journey. I knew at the start becoming a minimalist would make my home more peaceful, but I had no idea it would actually help me keep more money in the bank!
Sometimes you just have to do it scared! It’s something that’s been on my mind a while and there’s no time like the present… So as of today alifeonadime is on YouTube! Be on the lookout for new content! The YouTube channel will feature topics like budgeting, minimalism, and more. I plan to include a … Continue reading ALIFEONADIME IS ON YOUTUBE WITH ITS OWN CHANNEL!
Month-end Actions for Budgeting Success Since you’ve already asked yourself three questions concerning your goals for the month (if not, go back and read Get Those Goals! 3 Qs to Ask Yourself Every Month first) and set up your monthly budget. Now that the month is about over it is time to evaluate how you … Continue reading 3 MONTH-END ACTIONS FOR CONTINUED BUDGETING SUCCESS
*As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.* Send the kids back to school – can it be done in a frugal and sustainable fashion? What I’ve been wondering is how to send them back to school inexpensively but also sustainably; I do not want to spend a fortune but I also do not … Continue reading BACK TO SCHOOL ON A DIME