Easy Ways to Sneak More Veggies Into Your Family’s Diet

  The World Health Organization recommends consuming at least five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. What’s more, you are supposed to “eat the rainbow”, so you get a broad distribution of vitamins, trace minerals, anti-oxidants, and fiber to help your body curb cravings and function perfectly. As lovely as all that sounds, kids […]

Homemade healthy cleaners and snacks

By Donna Freedman Frugal bloggers often write about making certain household essentials themselves, to cut grocery costs. The decision may be about health and/or the environment as well as dollars. For example, vinegar is a healthful alternative to commercial cleaning sprays, especially if someone in your house is chemically sensitive. Homemade yogurt is much cheaper than […]

14 Ways to Buy More Time in Your Life

Think you can’t afford a regular home cleaning service? Cleaning services may cost less than you think, especially when you consider the value of the free time they buy you. What’s more, a careful evaluation of your monthly expenses may find you are overspending in areas you value far less than your free time. Here […]

Easy as 1, 2, 3: Three Cheap Gift Ideas That Won’t Make You Look Cheap

Since no one has agreed to put a moratorium on gift giving this year, you’re on the hook for some half-decent gifts to family and friends. But how are you supposed to give nice presents that don’t embarrass anyone but keep you on budget? Here are three suggestions. Magazines are magical Who doesn’t love magazines? […]

Secret cleaning tips from a brown bottle

Listed below are 10 things that hydrogen peroxide can be used for in the home. 1. Whiten whites – better than bleach because it won’t leave behind that toxic smell, a cup of hydrogen peroxide added to a load of laundry is just as effective at brightening up your whites. It’s also great for removing […]

100 Healthy After-School Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Kids young and old need snacks in between meals to keep their bodies healthy and running strong. Making sure those snacks are healthy and provide kids with the nutrients they need to study and learn isn’t always easy, especially for parents who don’t have loads of time to prepare snacks and have kids who are picky about […]