With 3 cars, we have to keep 3 windshield washer reservoirs filled during the winter months. I used to see a gallon of fluid for only 99 cents, but now I can't seem to find it anywhere for under $1.50. Therefore, I made it my mission to find a recipe … [Read more...] about Making Your Own Windshield Washer Fluid
Almost 1 year ago, I posted Frugal Lunch by my Registered Dietitian wife, Stacie. She put together a sample menu of frugal, yet nutritious, lunches including peanut butter and jelly (PBJ) sandwiches. Well, since beginning my new job, I've been … [Read more...] about An Illustrated Frugal Lunch
Since our house was built over 60 years ago, it gets a little drafty. The last owners did some major work on the house (new windows, roof and siding), but didn't update any of the insulation in the walls or upper ceilings of the original part of the … [Read more...] about Weekend Project: Insulation and Ventilation Work
Today was the day that I both dread and look forward to each year: the day I close the pool. It's not a set date on the calendar; rather, it's whenever I get a free day (or two) and the weather cooperates. How do you close a pool? Closing the pool … [Read more...] about Closing Your Pool: Isn’t it fun?
While shopping for our BBQ party this weekend, we made a trip to Sam's Club. We always justified our membership to Sam's because we made our $40 fee back each year just in our milk purchases alone. I go through a gallon or more of skim milk each … [Read more...] about No more cheap milk at Sam’s Club
Alright, I hate saying "Save Money" because that usually means you're spending money. However, in this case, we really will save quite a bit of money by spending just a little. Our home was built in 1941 with no basement, just a crawl space. Being … [Read more...] about Save Energy and Money – Insulate your Crawl Space Properly