Frugal Tips & Tricks · My Little Apartment

8 Things You Should Know Before Jumping on The Tiny House Bandwagon

  The idea of downsizing is appealing to a lot of people and it has sparked a movement of custom made micro-homes across the country. As someone who has always lived in small spaces out of necessity I have some unique insider observations about this trend. The fella and I have been living in a 474… Continue reading 8 Things You Should Know Before Jumping on The Tiny House Bandwagon

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Join Me On A Post Holiday Detox Adventure

Like most people we splurge a little during the holidays, both financially and calorically, and I always try to offset that spending/eating by having at least one detox week following every major holiday. A post holiday detox plan is a great way to lose any extra pounds you’ve gained, consume all of your leftovers, and… Continue reading Join Me On A Post Holiday Detox Adventure

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4 Tips For Urban Grocery Shopping Without a Car

I’ve been a city dweller my entire adult life, and over the years I’ve really honed my pedestrian grocery shopping strategy. I hope these tips help make your car-free grocery shopping (and other errands) a little easier! Buy a good cart. I know, I know, the weird discount store down the street sells those metal… Continue reading 4 Tips For Urban Grocery Shopping Without a Car

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Before & After: Fixing My Living Room Table DIY

A while ago I set out to improve my living room table situation. It was pretty much my first DIY/craft attempt and it turned out…just ok. To be fair I did successfully hide all the gross stuff under the table, but I have never been satisfied with the results. I started hating the fabric the second… Continue reading Before & After: Fixing My Living Room Table DIY

Frugal Tips & Tricks · Fun & Entertainment

10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer!

Have I already mentioned a million times that I love holidays? Well I do, but they can get expensive if you’re not careful. If you’re on a shoestring budget like I am check out my 10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer: Buy gifts online: I know all the stores look extra… Continue reading 10 Fun Holiday Ideas to Save Money & Spread Cheer!

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Junk Food Is NOT Cheaper Than Real Food And I Can Prove It!

Even in critically acclaimed food documentaries like Food Inc. and Fed Up one massive piece of misinformation seems to relentlessly persist: that healthy food costs more than junk food. This is absolutely false and I think that perpetuating the idea that it costs more to eat healthier food is extremely destructive, especially for people who… Continue reading Junk Food Is NOT Cheaper Than Real Food And I Can Prove It!