I'm Lynnae, wife of one and stay-at-home mom of two. I'm committed to getting out of debt by being frugal with my choices in life.
After reading my frugal or cheap post yesterday, paidtwice asked an interesting question. Does shopping at Walmart make me frugal or cheap? And I am not talking about any ethical considerations. I am talking about buying […]
Yesterday I was reading a post at Gather Little by Little about frugality. I scrolled down to read the comments, and Paidtwice commented, “…I aspire to be frugal and sometimes I think I hit cheap instead […]
I’m a big believer in trying to look on the bright side of things. So over the last few days I’ve noticed a few benefits of unemployment. I don’t have to get out of bed quite […]
Last week I posed a question to my readers. I asked “What is the easiest frugal thing you do?” I was impressed with the large response! So here are the answers, directly from my readers. Plonkee […]
Well, it happened. I can’t say it was a surprise. Sales were down, and my husband was the new man on the totem pole. He lost his job yesterday. At this point we are officially without […]
Last week I told you about my biggest financial success: becoming a stay-at-home mom. Today I’d like to expand upon the things I’ve learned along the way. When I quit my job a month before our […]
My neighbor came over this afternoon to visit for a bit, and she related to me a financial horror story. She has a daughter who is in college in California. Her daughter needed a place to […]
Are you a saver or a spender? And why? Is it something you learned? Or is your financial personality something you’re born with? I used to think that how you naturally handle money is something you […]
I know you’ve all been waiting to read this. It’s time for me to reveal my best and worst financial decisions. When I began thinking about this topic, it didn’t take me long to figure out […]
I love saving money on my phone bill. It’s one of the easiest bills to cut. Here are some ways to trim the phone bill. Cut out Call Waiting I think this is one of the […]
I'm just an average mom, trying to live a frugal life and get out of debt. I write about things that have (and haven't) worked to improve my family's financial situation. What works for me may or may not work for you, and you should always consult a financial advisor before making important financial decisions.
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