Y’all know how I love my essential oils and natural living products. I’m a big believer in saving money, but I’m also a big believer in getting quality products.  Buying a cheap essential oil isn’t going to be worth the money that buying pharmaceutical-grade is, in some cases.  I try to buy high quality essential oils from trusted resources.  If I’m going to spend money, I want to know it’s going toward something worth the money!!   That being said, […]

Cheap Essential Oil – When is it Okay To Use?   Recently updated !

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but a lot of us have committed to saving more and spending less this year!  No worries, you can still celebrate this special day with your loved ones with an affordable Valentine’s Day Gift.  If you pair a gift (or two) with a memorable experience, it’ll be a great day filled with love and beautiful moments that will create memories!  Let’s get you started with 15 affordable Valentine’s Day gift ideas.   Affiliate […]

15 Affordable Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

As you may know, our family recently went from two  full-time incomes to one.  We’ve had to make financial adjustments.  Fortunately, saving money is something we’re familiar with, and so we were able to make those adjustments.  I’m sure there are more things we can do, and I look forward to applying more ideas.  In the meantime, however, here are 5 things I am doing to save money in January:   (This post may contain affiliate links to products I recommend.  Thank […]

Save Money in January – 5 Things I’m Doing

15 Frugal Ways to Save Money in 2016
Today’s post is from Andy Masaki.  He is an author over at the Oak View Law Group, where he has written many great financial articles.  He was kind enough to share some of his wonderful insight with us!  Thanks, Andy!  *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*   For many, frugality is more like a way of life – a habit that is deep-rooted in their genes. Often, it’s a characteristic trait that flows down from one generation to another.     Whatever, such a quality […]

15 Frugal ways to save more money in 2016

How to Improve Your Life in 2016 - 5 Things to Say NO To!
  With the new year approaching, many are setting goals for what they want to accomplish.  We look for how to improve our lives, and seek those things.  I do the same every year, and it’s something I really enjoy.  Last night, however, I couldn’t fall asleep – not because I was thinking about what I want to do in 2016, but about what I DON’T want to do.  The two phrases that came in my mind over and over […]

How to Improve Your Life in 2016 – Say NO ...

Well, hello hello!   Affiliate links support Better on a Budget – Thanks!       How were your holidays?  How are they continuing to go?   We kept pretty busy this last week, and between all of the get-togethers, parties, and neighbor treats, we didn’t really stick to much of a menu plan.  I kinda felt like I was on vacation by the end of the week and just wanted some “real” food.  I’m excited to get back on […]

Menu Monday and Weekly Goals – 12/28

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