A Frugal Staycation in South Dakota

We lived in South Dakota a few years ago. While we did not stay long, we did enjoy a few things and we drive back often to see some of our family who live there.  One thing we learned while living there and where we live now – is that you don’t need to spend a ton of money to have a good time and enjoy any vacation days you have with your family. While we did not have a {Read More}

How to Iron and Love it

If you follow my instagram account, you know that every week or maybe every other week, I pull out my iron and ironing boardto iron my husband’s work clothes.  He wears business clothes to work Monday through Friday and they need to be clean with crisp creases. How to Iron Personally, I do not enjoy ironing.  Well, until recently, I did not.  It seemed to take a long time – time that could be better spent doing something else.  Until {Read More}

Top Ten Ways we Save Money

This is the first time, I have joined  Top Ten Tuesday….and I wanted to share some ways we have cut our budget in our home.  Like many, the cost of gas and other necessities have increased….but, the income has not.  So, we have made adjustments in our home…that have really made some huge impacts and have helped a LOT! 1)  We keep it a little warm in the summer (83) and a little chilly in the winter (68).  (This saved {Read More}