Meal Prepping To Reduce Your Weekly Food Budget Messy Money

Our second largest budget category is food! Let me share our totals from last year for your viewing pleasure (or horror)? On a weekly basis, it works out to $151 […]

pursuit of frugal Messy money March 2015

Welcome to the pursuit of frugal for March 2015. A few weeks ago I finally sat down and figured out when we can retire. I shared the date and the amount […]

dollar store gifts messy money

After my grouchy anti-Consumer, Christmas Rant in Someone Stole our Christmas Tree, I am now going to completely back track, contradict myself and sound like a hypocrite. Oops.  Sorry. Let’s talk […]

The Shy Person's Guide to Getting a Price Discount

I am an introvert and I times I am also shy.  People use those terms interchangeably, but they are different things.  Shy people can be uncomfortable in social encounters and may […]

Pursuit of Frugal October 2014

I was calling these posts The Pursuit of Thrift but I never liked that title so I am pleased to introduce the Pursuit of Frugal. I have travelled a lot for […]