Savvy Saving Plan

The recession is finally scaring me enough to look at my own money situation. Last night, my husband and I re-prioritized how we’re handling extra money. It was going to …

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Homemade Cleaner

About a year ago, I noticed two things: 1.) I was having to go to the store a lot and spend money on different cleaners. It was starting to add …

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Getting Fees Removed

These days, fees show up everywhere. My bills have them regularly, even though I pay every month and have good credit. Companies do this on purpose because a $40 fee …

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My Frugal Philosophy

A conversation with my husband: SavvyHousekeeper: I’m cold. Let’s turn on the heater. Husband: Get a blanket. It’s cheaper than turning on the heater. SavvyHousekeeper: (Grumbling) Oh ok. Husband: (Laughing) …

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