Frugal Kitchen

5 Things I Learned on a Visit with Cheapskate Cook

5 Things I Learned on a Visit with Cheapskate Cook

This unsolicited post was written by our recent house guest. She didn’t tell me she was planning to write it, but after the visit, she submitted this post. She thought it would help you get an outsider’s observations on our daily life.

4 Big Ways to Reduce Food Waste

4 Big Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Do you throw away leftovers or unused vegetables every week? Food represents your hard-earned dollars! Prevent food waste with these 4 simple suggestions.

The $6 Habit (& My Debt-Free Crisis)

The $6 Habit (& My Debt-Free Crisis)

Our debt-free journey taught me really powerful habits. But sometimes those habits turn into something unhealthy. Here is how $6 has changed our lives and how you can make it work for you!

The Best $5 I Spent on my Kitchen

The Best $5 I Spent on my Kitchen

The very best impulse buy I ever made. You might laugh. You might roll your eyes. But if you do any amount of healthy cooking, you will understand why this tool was a game changer in our kitchen.

How to Cook for 3 Different Diets (Without Going Crazy!)

How to Cook for 3 Different Diets (Without Going Crazy!)

Do you struggle feeding dinner to a family that is following 3 different diets at the same time? Is making those meals healthy and budget-friendly overwhelming? Solve your dinner problems with these 3 steps!

CSA Haul (& Will it Save Us Money?)

CSA Haul (& Will it Save Us Money?)

Does a CSA help you save money and eat healthy? See what’s in our basket this week and find out! Last week I shared a live video unpacking our CSA basket and sharing everything we got that week. We have joined CSAs before, but this […]

Eat Simple Food to Save Money

Eat Simple Food to Save Money

If you struggle with putting a healthy dinner on the table every night, let me encourage you. You are not running a restaurant, and you are not June Cleaver running a 1950’s kitchen. That’s okay. If you need permission to keep your meals simple, consider this your hall pass.

4 Ways We Saved on Food in Europe

4 Ways We Saved on Food in Europe

While we didn’t plan for a European-Vacation-on-the-Cheap, we spend our money very intentionally when we travel. Here is how we are saving money in Greece but still enjoying it to the fullest (Plus our menu this week!).