Month: August 2017

Frugality

Frugal Finds

Who would throw this out?

I’m always amazed by the awesome things that people throw out or donate! But it especially peeves me when perfectly good and usable items end up in the garbage or recycling center. Thus, Mr. Kiwi and I always keep our eyes pealed and are on the hunt for frugal finds! We live within ten minutes […]

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Happiness

Not All Friends have to be Frugal Friends

Rocky falls

I love to travel, and we recently returned from a week long vacation to Colorado. On the trip we caught up with friends, climbed a mountain, explored breweries, and spent lots of time sitting around a fire. We have many frugal friends, but the four we were traveling with would certainly not qualify. One of […]

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Activities Garden

Homemade Applesauce Recipe – The Frugal Way!

If you follow our instagram, you may have realized that we LOVE to cook. We almost never go out to eat, and certainly don’t go out in our own city just the two of us. We reserve restaurant food for travel and socializing with friends and family. But in addition to not going out to […]

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Savings

July Spending Report for our Family of Two

garden

A monthly feature on the blog will be a detailed breakdown of our expenses aka spending. The intro will be the same each week, so if you’ve read one, you’ve read them all, so skip to the table below. For those of you who are not aware we are a pack of two adults and […]

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Savings Work

June Spending Report for our Family of Two (Just 1 Month Late)

Gardening encourages creativity, happiness, and frugality

A monthly feature on the blog will be a detailed breakdown of our expenses aka spending. The first will be our June spending report. Spoiler alert, the July one is coming soon! For those of you who are not aware we are a pack of two adults and two six year old dogs (who I […]

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