Water is something you can't live without, so it's impossible to cut it from your budget entirely. But that doesn't mean you can't reduce how much you spend on it! By using the right tips and tricks, you can reduce your water usage, and as a result, reduce your water bill! Take a look at these 16 Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill! If your water bill is eating away at your utilities ... Read More about 16 Ways to Save Money on Your Water Bill
It's fun to wonder about what life was like in the 50s. What people did for work or for fun. What they ate, how they managed their homes, how they raised their children, etc. But do you ever wonder what people watched in the 1950s? What movies were must-see events? Well, there were a lot of them! Hollywood was in top form during the 50s, full of great actors and original stories (plus some ... Read More about A Housewife’s 1950s Movie Watch List
I'm a big fan of anything old-fashioned. I love old homemaking tips, old recipes, and more. But I especially love old gardens! My grandma had a wonderful cottage garden, full of gorgeous flowers. My garden isn't at her garden's level of beauty just yet, but I'm trying to get it there. And I hope to do it by including some of the beautiful flowers she used to grow! If you also like cottage gardens, ... Read More about Old-Fashioned Flowers Your Grandma Used to Grow in Her Garden
I love being outdoors. However, I don't love bugs. But for some reason, the bugs love me! I can be standing with a group of people, and I'll be the only one swatting the mosquitoes away! So with summer starting to really heat up, I decided I had to do something different this year. I considered buying some commercial citronella candles, but I always wonder how much of those are actually citronella ... Read More about DIY Mason Jar Citronella Lavender Candle
Being frugal is about finding the best places to spend your money. The things you choose not to buy, you either have to make your own, or do without. The good news is that you can be frugal and never have to do without your favorite foods if you have some basic cooking skills! So many foods and drinks are cheaper to make yourself, and don't take a ton of time. Take a look at these 30 Foods You ... Read More about 30 Foods You Should Make Instead of Buy
Recently, the 1950s housewife lifestyle has become more popular. Maybe it's because of shows like Mad Men (which was actually set in the 60s), or because people are getting tired of their hectic lifestyles and wish for "the simple good old days," or for a host of other reasons. But regardless of why that lifestyle is making a comeback, there's no denying there is some appeal to it. Retro ads and ... Read More about Should You Be Like an Old Fashioned 1950s Housewife?