Reducing Waste Saves Money and Helps the Environment

wasteOne of the difficulties of living in such a rural area is dealing with trash. No matter how hard you work at it, you will still produce some waste. The only trash pickup in our area is expensive, so we have been motivated to be more aware of how much waste we produce. We have also needed to get creative when disposing of our garbage. How have we been able to avoid paying for regular trash pickup? Keep reading! Continue reading

10 Frugal Date Night Ideas

10 frugal date night ideasIt’s hard to believe that my husband and I will be married for 5 years this week! That’s  a major accomplishment. We’ve been through a lot together, and we’ve learned a lot about how to make it work through good times and bad. One thing that keeps us close and in sync is having a regular date night, a special time we can spend together with no distractions. Sometimes this is hard to do when life gets busy. But we’ve found that when we don’t make this time together, we end up out of sync. Continue reading