One way to save money is to stop wasting so much. One area my family noticed that we are wasting in is not turning the thermostat up when we leave the house. Usually we keep the thermostat on 75 degrees when we are at home. At night we turn it up to 77 degrees. It’s comfortable and turn it back down to 75 in the morning while we are getting ready. But sometimes we … [Read more...] about Frugal Tip Saturday — Waste Not, Want Not
Do you buy a lot of milk or orange juice? If so, you probably have a lot of plastic milk jugs to throw away by the end of the week. Did you know that plastic milk jugs have an extra life or two in them before going in the trash or recycling bin? Milk or orange juice jugs have at least one, maybe even a couple of extra lives in them. Of course, I would suggest washing … [Read more...] about Frugal Tip Saturday — What to do Empty Plastic Jugs?
The picture of the snow is beautiful. Down here in West Texas, we don't have snow in the winter like that in the picture. In the last week or so, we've had some temperatures at night in the upper 20s. My husband started thinking about winterizing our cars. It made me start thinking... What do you do to winterize a car? So I asked him. His answer was "I'm not really sure … [Read more...] about Tips for Winterizing your Car
Someone emailed me the other day if being a frugal housewife only applied to "taking care of our family's money." I had to stop for a minute and think about it. My first response was going to be "Of course, being frugal with our money is what it's all about." But then, it occurred to me that no being frugal does not only apply to "taking care of our money." The Proverbs 31 … [Read more...] about Being a Frugal Housewife