Saving money here on the homestead is our top priority and even though we reuse, recycle and make do with much of what we need there are times when I have to buy something new. When those times arise, I research and look for coupons and other ways to cut the cost.
There has been a lot of interest in how we purchased our home for cash. So we have been sharing the various tips we used/are using to be able to become debt-fee. Even if you just want to pay off that nasty credit card debt. It may not be easy, but it is simple…
We can learn many lessons from the Great Depression. My grandmother always said, everything old is new again. I didn’t realize, as a kid, that it wasn’t always good things that repeat themselves. Economists like to say that we are in a Great Recession right now. But how far are we from another great depression? […]
Making a conscious decision to live a simpler life is half the battle. Making it actually happen is the real challenge. Call it the latest fad or the newest lifestyle, but whatever it is people are taking major steps to simplify their lives. They are learning to live on less, finding ways to be more […]
Bored with leftovers when you go look in the fridge? Here are some great tips for using up boring leftovers creatively!
I am one of those people who romanticizes about the Amish way of life. I love their simplicity, the way they put God and community first, and the way they live a simple existence surrounded by family. Their inner circle is small and they know they can count on those around them to get them […]